User: newstrust Topic: Global Warming
Category: Impacts :: Agriculture
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Humans Aren’t Inherently Destroying the Planet — Capitalism Is 18.11.2019 Truthout.com
A young woman with a face mask on stands in front of an extremely smoggy city
A new book dubs our current geological era the “Capitalocene.”
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Presidential Candidates Wouldn’t Touch This Radical Idea to Transform Agriculture—Until Now 17.11.2019 Mother Jones
Food and agriculture policies have been at best a fringe issues during the last few Democratic presidential primaries. Candidates tend limit their agricultural appeals to “broad value statements” rather than dive into the policy specifics “that would indicate they’ve given these issues the attention they deserve,” says Sarah Hackney, coalition director for the National Sustainable […]
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Opinion: California has the most polluted national parks in the country. That's unacceptable 17.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

California has nine national parks — the most of any state. It also has the most polluted national parks in the country. We need to change that

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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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Newsletter: Fallout in the Marshall Islands 11.11.2019 L.A. Times - World News

Here are the stories you shouldn't miss today: TOP STORIES Fallout in the Marshall Islands Between 1946 and 1958, the United States detonated 67 nuclear bombs on, in and above the Marshall Islands.

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Diamond and Silk panic that there is a ‘War on Thanksgiving’ during Fox News appearance 9.11.2019 Raw Story
Diamond & Silk decried the so-called war on Thanksgiving with Ainsely Earhardt on President Donald Trump’s favorite morning show “Fox & Friends,” a continued battleground for the conservative culture wars. This article originally appeared at Salon. Social media personalities and political activists Lynnette Hardaway and Rochelle Richardson, who go by the names Diamond & Silk, […]
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HuffPost: Cancel Thanksgiving to Save the Planet 7.11.2019 NewsBusters
The annual liberal dissertations on how to talk to conservative family members at Thanksgiving were obnoxious, but this new lefty idea is a real turkey. HuffPost recommends forgoing Thanksgiving all together to save the planet from global warming. Because traveling to gather with family and friends to offer thanks is ...
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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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Opinion: Advice for the climate-conscious consumer: Don't sweat the small stuff 5.11.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Can't decide how best to reduce your carbon footprint? Focus on transportation and electricity, which are responsible for more than 60% of GHG emissions.

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Our Future Will Require Green Infrastructure. Here’s How We Can Build It. 3.11.2019 Truthout.com
As the climate warms, the creation of "green infrastructure" to manage stormwater in cities is more urgent than ...
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Why We Need to Protect Government Scientists From Political Retaliation 3.11.2019 Truthout.com
Participants in the March for Science demonstrate on Constitution Ave. in Washington, D.C., April 22, 2017.
Inappropriate interference compromises the objectivity and integrity of government research.
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Regenerative farms 'producing more, opening new markets' while fighting climate change 1.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
How do farmers reduce greenhouse gas emissions and keep productivity high at the same time? Experts say it’s possible with regenerative farming.
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Cervest raises £3.7M for Earth Science AI platform to predict climate effects 1.11.2019 TechCrunch
Climate risk, including extreme events and the related pressures our environment, are fundamentally affecting the way businesses and governments operate — both tactically and strategically. Increasing climate volatility is causing food supply disruptions and increasing pressure on Enterprises (including financial institutions, insurers and producers) to disclose what’s going on. The trouble is, while there is […]
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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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NBC & CBS Scare Viewers With Climate Panic: Millions Will Be Underwater! 30.10.2019 NewsBusters
On Wednesday, both NBC’s 3rd Hour Today show and CBS This Morning engaged in climate change hysteria as they touted dire predictions that huge portions of land around the world would be underwater by 2050 and displace hundreds of millions of people. The network hosts all blindly accepted the warnings as true without pointing out that such wild claims have been made for decades without coming to ...
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We Must Raise Labor Standards for Care Workers to Win a Low-Carbon Economy 27.10.2019 Truthout.com
National Domestic Workers Alliance members demonstrate in front of the U.S. Capitol Building.
Organizing and raising standards for care workers needs to be central to bringing labor and climate together.
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Boulder County’s carbon sequestration project reports limited impact in first year 27.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
“People are going to have to be patient, it’s going to take a long time to figure this out,” said Elizabeth Black, head of the Citizen Science Soil Health Project that analyzes soil samples from all over Boulder, Larimer and Weld counties. “Climate change is really scaring people and they want a solution. When they hear about soil carbon sequestration there is this tendency for people to say this is great, farmers are going to fix this. That is not fair or realistic. Everybody has to do their part. People in cities need to figure out what they’re going to do to fix it on their end, too.”
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Mentors help hopefuls overcome biggest hurdle to getting into farming: Finding land 24.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
Finding land is a big barrier for those who want to get into any kind of farming, but a mentorship program pairing beginning farmers with farmland navigators is working to make things easier.
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California ditched coal. The gas company is worried it's next 22.10.2019 LA Times: Environment

Southern California Gas is engaged in a wide-ranging campaign to preserve the role of its pipelines in powering society.

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We Can’t Solve the Plastics Crisis With Other Disposables 21.10.2019 Truthout.com
Fish in a coral reef swim around plastic floating in the water
Corporations are pushing alternatives to plastic, but many come with severe ecological consequences.
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