User: newstrust Topic: Global Warming
Category: Impacts :: Forest
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Scientists: Dishonest or Afraid? 21.11.2019 NewsBusters
The absolute worst case of professional incompetence and dishonesty is in the area of climate science. Tony Heller has exposed some of the egregious dishonesty of mainstream environmentalists in a video he's titled “My Gift To Climate Alarmists.” Environmentalists and their political allies attribute the recent increase in deadly forest fires to global ...
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A Beautiful World: Roadless wilderness under attack 19.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
For two decades the roadless rule has protected millions of acres of pristine national forests from road construction, mining, and logging. The policy is now threatened by new proposed laws.
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Oil and Gas Emissions Have Increased Under California’s Cap and Trade Program 16.11.2019 Truthout.com
Experts are increasingly worried cap and trade is allowing California's biggest polluters to conduct business as ...
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They've managed the forest forever. It's why they're key to the climate change fight 5.11.2019 LA Times: Environment

Scientists and world leaders increasingly recognize the need to bolster indigenous rights not only on humanitarian grounds, but for the good of the global environment.

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TRUMP THREATENS TO END FEDERAL AID TO CALIFORNIA TO FIGHT WILDFIRES—AFTER OFFERING RUSSIA HELP TO STOP WILDFIRES IN SIBERIA 5.11.2019 The Moderate Voice

Critics accuse President of putting partisan politics above saving lives and aiding disaster victims By Miriam Raftery (San Diego) – Days after California Governor Gavin Newsom praised the federal government for its rapid response to catastrophic wildfires and power outages affecting millions of our state’s residents, President Donald Trump on Sunday threatened to cut off […]

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MSNBC Connects Fires to ‘Climate Denial,’ Obama-Era Rollbacks 5.11.2019 NewsBusters
MSNBC anchor Andrea Mitchell and climate activist/Today show host Al Roker on Monday connected the California wildfires to “climate denial” and Obama-era regulatory rollbacks by the Trump administration. Roker definitively blamed the fires out west on climate change. But first, Mitchell began by sounding like an activist, singling out changes by Trump as possible reasons for the blaze: “The climate denial from the White House, which is reflected in a series of environmental changes and rollbacks from the Obama regulations  has been so ...
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Trump threatens to cut off federal aid for fighting California wildfires 4.11.2019 Raw Story
US President Donald Trump threatened once again Sunday to withhold federal aid from California after its Democratic governor criticized his environmental policies. Over the past two weeks, fires have ravaged nearly 100,000 acres (40,000 hectares) in the sprawling western state, where fighters on Sunday were battling the Maria Fire, about 60 miles northwest of Los […]
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In The Wake Of Devastating Wildfires, Trump Blames California For Not 'Cleaning' Forest Floors 4.11.2019 Crooks Liars
Fueled by climate change, a rainy spring followed by an extremely dry summer and fall, a crumbling utility grid infrastructure, the entire state of California has turned into tinder for thousands of fires sparking up and down the state. As of today, there are seven active fires. This year, there have been over 6,000 fires, which were comprised of 200,000 acres, almost 800 structures and 3 lives destroyed. And yet, the dementia-addled nitwit in the Oval Office decides that his official declaration to Californians is, "Too bad, so sad. Blame your (Democratic) governor!" Trump, in a series of tweets, lauded the efforts of firefighters but accused (California Governor Gavin) Newsom of catering to environmentalists instead of focusing on fire deterrence. "Every year, as the fire’s rage & California burns, it is the same thing-and then he comes to the Federal Government for $$$ help," Trump said. "No more. Get your act together Governor. You don’t see close to the level of burn in other states." And he went ...
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Trump Just Threatened to Pull Federal Funding From California Over its Handling of Fires. Again. 4.11.2019 Mother Jones
President Donald Trump just threatened to cut off federal funding to California over Gov. Gavin Newsom’s “forest management,” which the president blamed for the wildfires that have ripped through wide swaths of the state over the past few weeks. “I told him from the first day we met that he must ‘clean’ his forest floors,” Trump […]
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Trump threatens to cut federal aid during California wildfires 3.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
President Trump on Sunday threatened to cut U.S. funding to California for aid during wildfires that have burned across the state during dry winds this fall.
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End of Discussion: MSNBC Declares CA Wildfires Caused by Climate Change, Nothing Else 30.10.2019 NewsBusters
As wildfires ravage California again, after last year’s deadliest wildfire season on record, the media wants you to remember: This is climate change’s fault. MSNBC anchor Ali Velshi explained this to his liberal audience on Tuesday’s MSNBC Live With Velshi and Ruhle, by touting data from a climate alarmist organization, and not offering any other viewpoints into his explainer ...
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Fire-ravaged forests get help from pine cone collectors 28.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
With snow ready to fall, the scramble was on to collect as many ponderosa pine cones as possible.
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Global Wildfires Are Raging, Leaving Long-Lasting Damage 20.10.2019 Truthout.com
Aerial view of a large burned area in the city of Candeiras do Jamari in the state of Rondônia, Brazil.
The fires do not bode well for humanity’s future.
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Opinion: California's clear-cutting project in the Rim fire area is setting up the region for another tragedy 14.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Gov. Newsom's clear-cutting project in the Rim fire region increases the risk of fire and threatens California's climate and communities.

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Climate curious: What is THE most important thing a person can do to fight climate change? 11.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
With limited time and resources, individuals, companies and governments are searching for the actions that will make the biggest dent in the emissions contributing to climate change. But there is no silver bullet.
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In Minnesota, a new push to fight climate change — and make money — from forests 10.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Programs that pay landowners to keep carbon sequestered in forests are beginning to spread, now that California has a cap and trade system designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Some say Minnesota should be a bigger player in the carbon offset market.
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Editorial: Fighting climate change globally takes political courage at home, Mayor Garcetti 10.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Kudos to L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti for taking on climate change on the global stage. Now let's see some results on the ground in Los Angeles.

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The one word nobody wanted to say at the UN Climate Action Summit 2.10.2019 Raw Story
The leaders of more than 70 countries have made a promise that sounds nothing short of revolutionary. By 2050, they say they will reach “net zero,” putting no more carbon dioxide into the atmosphere than can be somehow canceled out. While the net zero buzzword was as ubiquitous at last week’s United Nations Climate Action […]
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Restoring forests 1 tree at a time, to help repair climate 1.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Destruction of the forests can be swift. Regrowth is much, much slower.
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Could climate change fuel the rise of right-wing nationalism? 1.10.2019 The Moderate Voice

When people feel threatened, they’re more receptive to politicians who espouse xenophobic rhetoric. Trybex/Shutterstock.com Joshua Conrad Jackson, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Michele Gelfand, University of Maryland Two trends have defined the past decade and both have been on display at this year’s session of the United Nations General Assembly. One has […]

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