User: newstrust Topic: Global Warming
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California to ban sale of gasoline-powered cars by 2035 24.9.2020 Raw Story
California Governor Gavin Newsom on Wednesday ordered all passenger vehicles sold in the state to be zero-emission by 2035 to fight climate change and smog-fouled air. The transportation sector causes more than half of California’s carbon pollution, and parts of the state are vexed by some of the most toxic air in the country, according […]
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Antarctica’s glacier-damming ice shelves at risk 26.8.2020 Raw Story
More than half the ice shelves ringing Antarctica that prevent huge glaciers from sliding into the ocean and lifting sea levels are at risk of crumbling due to climate change, researchers said Wednesday. Melt water running into deep fissures caused by warming air is undermining the structural integrity of these natural barricades, they reported in […]
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Italian valley still in ‘red zone’ as Mont Blanc glacier threatens collapse 8.8.2020 Raw Story
An Italian alpine resort remained on high alert Friday over fears a vast chunk of a glacier on the slopes of the Mont Blanc massif could plummet in high temperatures. “No one gets through! No cars, bikes or pedestrians,” was the message at a checkpoint where an automatic barrier and two guards blocked the small […]
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Is a Big Win for Conservation a Blow to Climate Action? 27.7.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in High Country News and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. On July 22, Congress passed the biggest public-lands spending bill in half a century. The bipartisan bill, called the Great American Outdoors Act, puts nearly $10 billion toward repairing public-lands infrastructure, such as outdated buildings and dysfunctional […]
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Tom Cotton Revives Conspiracy Theory About Chinese Bioengineering Virus 30.3.2020 Crooks Liars
Hello, darkness, it's our old friend Tom Cotton, for whom there is no conspiracy theory dumb enough or no science solid enough for him to deny over and over and over again. Appearing on Fox News Sunday, Cotton referred to the Chinese as the "Chinese Communist Party" more than once as he worked very hard to promote the idea that China created the virus in a lab without actually saying the words out loud. Because if he said the words out loud he would remove any doubt as to what a fool he actually is. "The Chinese Communist Party is still lying," Cotton told Maria Bartiromo, referring to their claim that they've contained the virus. "Back in January i knew this virus had the potential to become a worldwide pandemic for two reasons: Not because I'm a scientist or epidemiologist but because I could see one, how the Chinese Communist Party was lying and two, the dramatic extreme measures they were taking like locking in 75 million people into their homes and apartment buildings. Those two things simply did ...
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6 Ways the Trump Administration Has Botched Responses to the Coronavirus and Climate Change 14.3.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Here in Washington state, a spokesman for the nursing home that is the epicenter of a coronavirus outbreak said on Sunday that he and his colleagues “had seen some residents go from no symptoms to death in just […]
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Six-fold spike in polar ice loss lifts global oceans 12.3.2020 Raw Story
Greenland and Antarctica are shedding six times more ice than during the 1990s, driving sea level rise that could see annual flooding by 2100 in regions home today to some 400 million people, scientists have warned. The kilometres-thick ice sheets atop land masses at the planet’s extremities sloughed off 6.4 trillion tonnes of mass from […]
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Trump Interior Official Pushed Climate Misinformation Into Federal Reports 6.3.2020 Truthout.com
Indur Goklany speaks at the Heartland Institute's 12th International Conference on Climate Change in this screenshot from a video on YouTube.
An Interior official with ties to fossil fuels industry has modified federal reports to include misleading information.
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Editorial: No, a trillion more trees and baby-step oil company reforms won't fix global warming 24.2.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The trillion trees initiative to reduce global warming is like someone trying to lose a lot of weight by taking daily walks without changing the daily diet.

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Monaco's Prince Albert II: Oceans are a 'family heritage,' with little time to save them 13.2.2020 LA Times: Nation

Grace Kelly's son is hopeful the U.S. will rejoin efforts to address climate change and protect oceans. But, he said, 'the window is closing.'

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Noam Chomsky: Sanders Threatens the Establishment by Inspiring Popular Movements 4.2.2020 Truthout.com
Noam Chomsky: Sanders Threatens the Establishment by Inspiring Popular Movements
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Ancient viruses trapped in glaciers for thousands of years could be released by climate crisis: study 24.1.2020 Raw Story
A new study of ice cores in glaciers in the autonomous Chinese region of Tibet reveals that the ice floes are holding viruses previously unencountered by humans, raising the possibility of the microbes being released as the climate crisis continues. “We’ve opened up a Pandora’s box with climate change,” observed one Twitter user. The report, “Glacier ice […]
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'Catastrophe Is Coming:' BBC's 'Doctor Who' Depicts Earth Destroyed by 'Global Warming' 14.1.2020 NewsBusters
Over the weekend, the BBC's long-running science fiction television series, Doctor Who, ventured into promoting climate alarmism as the show depicted an uninhabitable futuristic Earth that has been destroyed by global warming because the human race refused to heed warnings that were raised by "every scientist ...
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CNN Says National Park Signs Warning Glaciers Gone by 2020 to Be Removed, Still Touts Man-Made Warming 9.1.2020 NewsBusters
It must be really hard to have to report a story that flies in the face of CNN’s hype over climate change.
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Editorial: Why is it so hard for Betsy DeVos to provide debt relief and loan forgiveness to students? 2.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Pretty much everything having to do with college debt is messed up at the U.S. Department of Education under Betsy DeVos.

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Tropical Indonesia’s tiny glaciers to melt away in a decade: study 13.12.2019 Raw Story
Indonesia’s little-known glaciers are melting so fast they could disappear in a decade, a new study says, underscoring the imminent threat posed by climate change to ice sheets in tropical countries. As the COP 25 summit wraps up in Madrid, nations are struggling to finalize rules for the 2015 landmark Paris climate accord, which aims […]
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Climate Justice Movement Turns Up the Heat on Democrats 29.11.2019 Truthout.com
Climate Justice Movement Turns Up the Heat on Democrats
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'Maybe it will destroy everything': Pakistan's melting glaciers cause alarm 24.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
For generations, farmers in the Harchi Valley in Pakistan's highlands enjoyed a close relationship with the glacier that waters their fields, orchards and grazing lands. Now, their relationship is unraveling as pollution and global warming cause the glacier to melt and form unstable lakes.
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Iceland students see chilling reality of melting glacier 11.11.2019 Raw Story
Icelandic seventh-grader Lilja Einarsdottir is on an unusual field trip with her class: they’re measuring the Solheimajokull glacier to see how much it has shrunk in the past year, witnessing climate change first-hand. “It is very beautiful but at the same time it is very sad to see how much it has melted,” says Lilja, […]
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From California to El Salvador, Climate-Driven Displacement Is on the Rise 31.10.2019 Truthout.com
From California to El Salvador, Climate-Driven Displacement Is on the Rise
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