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Even as 500,000 march in Madrid, Greta Thunberg warns climate movement has ‘achieved nothing’ until emissions fall 7.12.2019 Raw Story
Before taking part in a 500,000-strong climate march in Madrid, teen activist Greta Thunberg spoke plainly yet forcefully Friday about the impact the global climate strike movement has had thus far and reiterated the demand of the climate justice movement for global leaders to act with the urgency the planet’s ecological emergency mandates. Speaking to reporters at […]
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Huge waves and disease turn Marshall Islands into 'a war zone,' health official says 6.12.2019 LA Times: Nation

The Marshall Islands' capital city is flooded by storm waves, dengue fever and flu are rampant, and its president pleads for help from the global community.

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How Supporters of the Green New Deal Are Showing Up for Workers 4.12.2019 Truthout.com
People stand holding signs reading "UAW WORKERS ON STRIKE"
Calls for a just transition have become central to a robust and revitalized environmental movement in the U.S.
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John Kerry's New 'World War Zero' Climate Coalition Likely to Achieve Just Zero 3.12.2019 NewsBusters
If the left’s ongoing conniptions on climate change haven’t proven hysterical enough, former Secretary of State John Kerry (D) decided to launch a bipartisan “World War Zero” coalition on climate ...
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Walz forms climate 'subcabinet' to get MN back on track with emissions goals 3.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
The Climate Change Subcabinet is tasked with getting Minnesota back on track to meet greenhouse gas emission reduction goals set as part of the 2007 Next Generation Energy Act.
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Colorado rethinks dam safety as climate change heightens risk for state’s 27 “unsatisfactory” structures 1.12.2019 Denver Post: Local
A Denver Post examination of state records and interviews with dam safety officials found that, among 432 high-hazard dams statewide where failure likely would kill people, 27 are rated by state inspectors as unsatisfactory. A dozen have been classified that way for more than five years, records show.
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What a Bloomberg Candidacy Could Mean for Climate 1.12.2019 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Grist and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. This weekend, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg entered the presidential race in classic billionaire style: by buying up $30 million worth of TV ads. Bloomberg’s late-stage entry has sent a jolt through the Democratic primary. Will it […]
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Climate Change Is Getting Worse, but at Least Politicians Are Finally Talking About It 30.11.2019 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Slate and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. As much as I try to forget it, one of the enduring moments of the 2016 election was Hillary Clinton, in her speech accepting the Democratic nomination for president, deploying “I believe in science” as a laugh line. It was […]
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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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Retail Giants Gear Up for Black Friday — and Political Giving 28.11.2019 Truthout.com
A woman in a red hat walks by an advertisement for a black friday sale
Many corporate giants are ramping up lobbying efforts this year against tariffs and in support of social issues.
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How Trump supporters employ the same faulty ‘logic’ as anti-vaxxers and flat earthers 27.11.2019 Raw Story
While watching the House impeachment hearings, I realized my two decades of research into why people ignore, reject or deny science had a political parallel. From anti-evolutionists to anti-vaccine advocates, known as “anti-vaxxers,” climate change deniers to Flat Earthers, science deniers all follow a common pattern of faulty reasoning that allows them to reject what […]
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The Pope Might Make Destroying the Earth a Sin. Will Catholics Listen? 26.11.2019 Mother Jones
This piece originally appeared in Grist and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Pope Francis is not your average pope. He’s weighed in on prison reform and women’s rights, and he wrote a whole encyclical on climate change in 2015. On Friday, at the 20th World Congress of the International Association of Penal Law, Francis waded into the climate […]
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Thumbs Up! Bernie, Warren Admire Climate Change Protesters at College Football Game 25.11.2019 NewsBusters
The intrusion of protest onto sporting venues is becoming more frequent, and that was evident again Saturday when social justice protesters delayed the start of the second half of a football game between Yale and Harvard. This year alone, two college football games have been marred by protest. As Americans shamed their country at the Pan American Games, anthem kneeling continues in the NFL and major league soccer is a forum for rabid political protest. Saturday's debacle got thumbs up admiration from three members of ...
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New Senate Climate Caucus Is Filled With Climate Deniers and Climate “Delayers” 24.11.2019 Truthout.com
The bipartisanship in the Climate Solutions Caucus appears to be that of taking money from the fossil fuel ...
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Why saying ‘OK boomer’ at work is considered age discrimination – but millennial put-downs aren’t 20.11.2019 Raw Story
The phrase “OK boomer” has become a catch-all put-down that Generation Zers and young millennials have been using to dismiss retrograde arguments made by baby boomers, the generation of Americans who are currently 55 to 73 years old. Though it originated online and primarily is fueling memes, Twitter feuds and a flurry of commentary, it […]
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This Report Shows How Climate Change Will Affect Every Child. Its Authors Hope Congress Will Listen. 19.11.2019 Mother Jones
On Monday, some of the authors of the annual Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change, a massive report compiled by 120 health and climate experts from around the world on the relationship between climate change and global health, gathered in the Russell Senate office building. They called on policy makers and Congress to act […]
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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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#OkBoomer vs. #OkMillennial: workplace nightmare, or just a meme? 18.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
The popularity of #OkBoomer suggests there might be a yawning gap in attitudes between old and young. Those differences can sometimes play out in the workforce, which now spans five generations.
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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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