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Trump supporters cry bitter tears after Greta Thunberg named Time Person of the Year 11.12.2019 Raw Story
Climate activist Greta Thunberg has been named Time Magazine’s Person of the Year — and Trump supporters are deeply unhappy about it. Thunberg, whose advocacy for real action on climate change has drawn rebukes from conservative political figures including President Donald Trump and Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, was described by Time in its profile as […]
Climate activist Greta Thunberg is Time 'person of the year' 11.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
"For sounding the alarm about humanity's predatory relationship with the only home we have, for bringing to a fragmented world a voice that transcends backgrounds and borders, for showing us all what it might look like when a new generation leads, Greta Thunberg is TIME's 2019 Person of the Year," the media franchise said.
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Climate pledges ‘misleading’, Greta Thunberg tells UN meeting 11.12.2019 Raw Story
Swedish activist Greta Thunberg on Wednesday accused wealthier nations of inventing ways to avoid slashing their greenhouse gas emissions, branding their climate action “misleading” at a summit in Madrid. The UN climate forum tasked with saving the world from runaway global warming has become an “opportunity for countries to negociate loopholes and to avoid raising […]
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UK voters face a stark left-right choice that will (finally) decide Brexit — and might shape America’s future 11.12.2019 Raw Story
Precisely as Donald Trump is being impeached by the U.S. Congress, British voters go to the polls on Thursday in a history-shaping national election, the U.K.’s third in less than five years. It has numerous echoes and resonances of the forthcoming U.S. presidential election, starting with the charismatic but abominable incumbent prime minister, Boris Johnson, […]
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US accused of seeking climate funding waiver at UN talks 11.12.2019 Raw Story
The United States was accused Wednesday of using crunch UN talks to avoid compensating poorer nations hit by climate change, despite its decision to leave the process to limit global warming. Delegates and observers at the COP25 negotiations in Madrid told AFP that Washington was pushing for a change in the rules of the UN […]
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Opinion: Scientists suggest fertility control as a way to combat climate change. Now that's alarming 11.12.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Suggesting family planning is a climate change solution imperils reproductive autonomy and distracts from holding rich countries and corporations accountable.

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Column: Director Scott Z. Burns on why 'The Report' on CIA torture interrogation needed to be a feature film 11.12.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Patt Morrison talks with American screenwriter, producer and director Scott Z. Burns on his latest film "The Report."

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Los Angeles wants to build a hydrogen-fueled power plant. It's never been done before 11.12.2019 LA Times: Business

If L.A. succeeds, a hydrogen-burning Intermountain Power Plant could become a model for governments and electric utilities around the world.

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Exxon wins New York climate change case 11.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
New York's Attorney General argued that the oil giant misled shareholders about the financial risks from climate change.
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UN: Climate Change Will Create “New Great Divergence” Between Rich and Poor 10.12.2019 Truthout.com
Uprisings around the world are a sign that societies are not meeting the needs of most of their ...
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Renewables Are Gaining Traction, But We Need to Be Able to Store the Energy 10.12.2019 Truthout.com
Renewables Are Gaining Traction, But We Need to Be Able to Store the Energy
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Toxic bushfire haze blankets eastern Australia 10.12.2019 Raw Story
Toxic haze blanketed Sydney Tuesday triggering a chorus of smoke alarms to ring across the city and forcing school children inside, as “severe” weather conditions fuelled deadly bush blazes along Australia’s east coast. Fire engines raced office-to-office in the city centre with sirens blaring, as inland bushfires poured smoke laden with toxic particles into commercial […]
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There's a new kind of inequality. And it's not about income 10.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
A report issued by the U.N. Development Programme says that the 20th-century thinking about global inequality no longer works in the 21st century.
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Fresh Line 3 review: ‘unlikely’ any spilled oil would reach Lake Superior 10.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A revised environmental review of the proposed Line 3 replacement pipeline by state regulators says Lake Superior would likely not be threatened if the new line were to spill oil.
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MSNBC's Katy Tur Frets Liberals Not Doing Enough to Dismantle Capitalism 9.12.2019 NewsBusters
On Friday afternoon, MSNBC host Katy Tur was again putting on display her environmental liberalism and adherence to global warming alarmism as she spoke with liberal environmental activist Amy Westervelt, who hosts a podcast that rails against the fossil fuel industry. A bit later, as she handed off hosting duties to her colleague, Ali Velshi, she went into a rant about the issue, confessing that she regularly listens to Westervelt's left-wing podcast, titled Drilled, and argued that it "will make your blood boil along with the boiling temperatures we're ...
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Miss Universe Says 'The Planet Is Dying' After Epic Steve Harvey Eye Roll 9.12.2019 NewsBusters
Sometimes the host of a beauty pageant can provide as much entertainment as the contestants. Even a perfectly timed eye roll can leave a mark.
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Migrant Women and Girls Are Leading the Battle Against Climate Change 9.12.2019 Truthout.com
Migrant Women and Girls Are Leading the Battle Against Climate Change
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New Report on Ocean Oxygen Loss Gives “Ultimate Wake-Up Call” to Act on Climate 8.12.2019 Truthout.com
Silver fish swimming
Greenhouse gas emissions and nutrient pollution are wreaking havoc on marine ecosystems.
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The Climate Emergency Has Already Begun as Earth Systems Collapse 7.12.2019 Truthout.com
Reducing or ceasing emissions is no longer enough; we must remove the greenhouse gases already in the ...
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American exceptionalism is killing the planet 7.12.2019 Raw Story
Ever since 2007, when I first started writing for TomDispatch, I’ve been arguing against America’s forever wars, whether in Afghanistan, Iraq, or elsewhere. Unfortunately, it’s no surprise that, despite my more than 60 articles, American blood is still being spilled in war after war across the Greater Middle East and Africa, even as foreign peoples […]
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