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Editorial: Climate change is wiping out California's Joshua trees. Of course we should protect them 17.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Scientists have repeatedly warned that hotter, drier conditions being fueled by climate change are causing mature western Joshua trees to die off, and fewer younger ones are able to grow to replace the dwindling population.

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From Hanoi Jane to Climate Hypocrite, Fonda Does It All 16.10.2019 NewsBusters
Jane Fonda keeps pulling off the impossible in Hollywood. The Oscar winner stepped away from cameras in 1990 only to stage an improbable comeback with the 2005 hit Monster in Law. She was in her mid-60s at the time in an industry where turning 40 can stop a career cold.Now, at 81, Fonda stars in her own celebrated Netflix comedy, Grace and Frankie. The series treats aging with humor and respect, giving Fonda yet another showcase for her gifts.   ...
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Amanpour Lets Jane Fonda Tout Climate Alarmism, Inspired by Thunberg 16.10.2019 NewsBusters
On Monday's Amanpour and Company on PBS, host Christiane Amanpour gave liberal actress Jane Fonda a forum to promote her alarmist views on global warming, picking up on the veteran political activist's recent push to hold a weekly protest outside the U.S. Capitol on the issue. The liberal activist railed against the fossil fuel industry, fearmongered about there allegedly being only a decade left in which to cut carbon dioxide emissions, and complained that American "individualism" is a ...
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Google Has Made Some Generous Contributions to Climate Change Deniers 13.10.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by The Guardian and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Google has made “substantial” contributions to some of the most notorious climate deniers in Washington despite its insistence that it supports political action on the climate crisis. Among hundreds of groups the company has listed on its website as beneficiaries […]
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Study predicts ‘frightening future’ for North American birds, with two-thirds of species extinct by 2100 if earth warms more than 1.5 degrees 12.10.2019 Raw Story
“There’s hope in this report, but first, it’ll break your heart if you care about birds and what they tell us about the ecosystems we share with them. It’s a bird emergency.” In a new study published Thursday by the National Audubon Society, scientists say that saving hundreds of bird species from extinction by the […]
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California Governor Blames Greed, Not Climate Change, for Bay Area Blackouts 12.10.2019 Mother Jones
California Gov. Gavin Newsom put California public utility Pacific Gas & Electric on blast Thursday while the company worked to slowly restore power to the more than one million people affected by its planned blackouts. Strong wind forecasts during hot, dry weather—ideal conditions for the wildfires that have plagued the state in recent years—prompted PG&E to […]
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Why Barack Obama was particularly unsuited to live up to the ideals of the Nobel Peace Prize 11.10.2019 Raw Story
Why Barack Obama was particularly unsuited to live up to the ideals of the Nobel Peace Prize A decade ago, in October 2009, Barack Obama learned that he had won the Nobel Peace Prize. He was uncomfortable with the prize, saying that he didn’t feel that he deserved “to be in the company of so […]
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Media Clamor for Impeachment, Ponder Death Penalty For Trump 10.10.2019 NewsBusters
NBC’s Chuck Todd decreed a “National nightmare is upon us.” CNN host Don Lemon and former CBS Evening News anchor Dan Rather proclaimed that Donald Trump has “Out-Nixoned Nixon.” And when former Massachusetts Governor Bill Weld claimed Trump’s “treason” was punishable by death, an MSNBC contributor’s response was to casually inquire “Have you looked into this?...How do you see this proceeding?” The following is just a sampling of the most egregious outbursts from the liberal media and celebrities from the past few ...
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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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Exclusive: Dead Man Walking’s Sister Helen Prejean calls on Americans to act in time of Trump 9.10.2019 Raw Story
The nun whose epic book Dead Man Walking turned public opinion against state-sanctioned killing in America is calling on Americans to escape their own paralysis and “reach out” in a time of “hopelessness in our country.” In an exclusive interview with RAW STORY, Sister Helen Prejean, the 80-year-old New Orleans nun whose 1993 book told […]
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Europe’s recharged antitrust chief makes her five year pitch to be digital EVP 9.10.2019 TechCrunch
Europe’s competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager, set for a dual role in the next Commission, faced three hours of questions from members of four committees in the European Parliament this afternoon, as MEPs got their chance to interrogate her priorities for a broader legislative role that will shape pan-EU digital strategy for the next five years. […]
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Colorado senator who said climate is changing for the better invited to discuss climate policy at CU Boulder 8.10.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
A state senator who earlier this year claimed climate change is happening "in reverse" and "the planet is a thing that heals itself" has been invited to hold a public discussion on climate policy at the University of Colorado Boulder this week.
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Yes, #EatTheBabies Was Stunt By Pro-Trump Trolls 4.10.2019 Crooks Liars
by Jon Queally, staff writer, Common Dreams After an exchange with a covert Trump supporter during a local town hall event in her congressional district Thursday night kicked off the viral hashtag #EatTheBabies, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called for compassion and told right-wingers waging attacks to "knock it off" in the name of decency. The incident began when a questioner in the audience asked Ocasio-Cortez about the planetary climate crisis. The woman warned that "we only have a few months left" to act and began to speak about the need to eat human babies in order to solve global warming. As the woman spoke, she removed her coat to reveal a t-shirt that read: "Save the Planet, Eat the Children." Though it was obvious the congresswoman, her aides, and others in the room were growing increasingly uncomfortable, the woman was treated with sympathy and dignity as the microphone was taken away. Ocasio-Cortez then attempted to address the issues raised while also seeming to reassure the crowd—and the ...
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‘Doesn’t rule out potential mental issue,’ says Ocasio-Cortez after learning #EatTheBabies was stunt by pro-Trump trolls 4.10.2019 Raw Story
“I was concerned there was a woman in crisis and want to ensure we treat the situation compassionately,” Democrat from New York had said earlier. After an exchange during a local town hall event in her congressional district kicked off the viral hashtag #EatTheBabies on social media Thursday night, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez responded with a […]
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Bill Maher Slams Climate 'Deniers' as 'Lousy Parents,' Lauds Thunberg 28.9.2019 NewsBusters
On Friday's Real Time show, liberal comedian Bill Maher and his panel of mostly liberals promoted global warming alarmism with Commentary magazine's Noah Rothman as the only guest who argued against climate hysteria from a right-leaning point of view. Maher declared that climate change "deniers" who have children are "lousy parents" for not wanting to adopt left-wing proposals to react to climate change, and at one point, while complaining about Republicans "getting away with murder," was clearly also hinting at "murder" literally as ...
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CNN, MSNBC Fearmonger Over U.N. Climate Report Predictions 28.9.2019 NewsBusters
Over the past couple of days, morning shows on both CNN and MSNBC have hyped alarmist predictions made by a United Nations panel about how global warming will impact the world over the next 100 years. On CNN's New Day, co-host Alisyn Camerota asked climate correspondent Bill Weir, "How do you get out of bed in the morning?" after he finished detailing the "dire" ...
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Stephen Colbert Showers Sanders with Softballs 28.9.2019 NewsBusters
Following last week’s somewhat pressing interview (compared to softball questions Democrats usually get from the media) between Stephen Colbert and Senator Elizabeth Warren, Senator Bernie Sanders followed in his colleague’s footsteps as he appeared on Thursday’s The Late Show, where he was met with the same lineup of probing questions regarding Medicare for All. ...
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Editorial: Trump's EPA is playing politics with California instead of working to clean up the air 26.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

The Trump administration's latest attack on California is so transparently spiteful that it would almost be laughable if we weren't talking about a habitable planet.

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No school-shooting plot found in Smoky Hill gun investigation, Aurora police say 26.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Two juveniles were arrested on suspicion of bringing a gun to an Aurora school last week, but police said they haven't found any signs they planned to shoot anyone.
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California Sues To Block Trump From Revoking Its Clean Air Act Waiver 25.9.2019 Outside the Beltway
California, joined by 22 other states and jurisdictions, is suing to block the Administration's efforts to revoke the state's waiver to impose tougher clean air regulations.
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