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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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Trump rages at new light bulbs during White House meeting for making him look orange 7.12.2019 Raw Story
President Donald Trump on Friday complained about energy-efficient light bulbs that he claimed made him look orange. As reported by Reuters White House correspondent Jeff Mason, the president said he wanted to bring back older light bulbs that would give him a more flattering skin tone. “Trump quips that the new light bulbs don’t make […]
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Financial groups gave $745 billion for 258 new coal power plants: Report 6.12.2019 Raw Story
Financial institutions have chaneled $745 billion over the past three years to new coal power projects worldwide despite effort to reduce fossil fuel use to fight climate change, a report released Thursday said. The amount was calculated using data covering both lending and underwriting between January 2017 and September 2019 for all 258 coal plant […]
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Yet Again: Fallon Becomes Latest Late-Night Host to Press Warren on Medicare for All 6.12.2019 NewsBusters
Senator Elizabeth Warren has learned first-hand that albeit unusual, even members of her leftist cohort, aka late-night hosts, are capable of asking tough questions when it pertains to Medicare for All. The latest to do just that was Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday’s Tonight Show. ...
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California bars insurance companies from dropping customers in fire-prone zones 6.12.2019 Raw Story
California state regulators on Thursday banned insurance companies from dropping customers who live in fire-prone areas, a move aimed at helping some 800,000 people across the state. The decision calls for a mandatory one-year moratorium on insurance companies refusing to renew policies in areas at high risk for wildfire. “This wildfire insurance crisis has been […]
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Newsletter: Beyond Con Law 101 5.12.2019 L.A. Times - World News

Here are the stories you shouldn't miss today: TOP STORIES Beyond Con Law 101 The House Judiciary Committee's first impeachment hearing yesterday featured four legal scholars testifying about whether President Trump's actions were impeachable offenses under the Constitution.

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Doctor's advice: Forget the climate change deniers, focus on the 'passive allies' 5.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A Twin Cities doctor is drawing on the theories she uses in health care to take her climate activism to the next level.
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Global Carbon Emissions Will Hit a Record High in 2019… Again. 5.12.2019 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in HuffPost and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Global carbon emissions will hit a record high once again in 2019, despite climate scientists warning louder than ever of impending environmental disaster, according to a study published Wednesday. The report, from a consortium of researchers as part […]
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CNN Hypes Going to 'War' Against Climate Change 4.12.2019 NewsBusters
Former failed Democratic nominee for president and Secretary of State John Kerry took his initiative to declare war on climate change to CNN Newsroom on Tuesday where he found an agreeable audience in co-hosts Jim Sciutto and Poppy Harlow. Throughout the segment they could be heard adding the approval to Kerry's long list of contradictions, non-sequiturs, and belief that history began in 2017 when Donald Trump became president. ...
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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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Natural gas drives record CO2 emissions in 2019 4.12.2019 Raw Story
Global carbon emissions boosted by soaring natural gas use are set to hit record levels in 2019 despite a decline in coal consumption and a string of countries declaring a climate emergency, researchers said Wednesday. In its annual analysis of fossil fuel trends, the Global Carbon Project said CO2 emissions were on course to rise […]
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Carbon dioxide emissions are set to hit a record high this year (it’s not fine, but not hopeless) 4.12.2019 TechCrunch
Carbon dioxide emissions, one of the main contributors to the climate changes bringing extreme weather, rising oceans, and more frequent fires that have killed hundreds of Americans and cost the U.S. billions of dollars, are set to reach another record high in 2019. That’s the word from the Global Carbon Project, an initiative of researchers around […]
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Global carbon pollution continues to rise, but more slowly 4.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The world continues to increase the amount of heat-trapping carbon dioxide it pumps into the air, but it’s not rising as fast as in the previous couple years.
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Democrats from Congress Tried to Reassure World Leaders at the UN Climate Summit 4.12.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by HuffPost and appears here as part of the Climate Desk.  House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other Democratic lawmakers assured world leaders at the United Nations climate conference in Madrid that the United States will continue to be a leader in combatting global climate change, despite backward steps by the Trump administration. “The […]
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Gift Guide: 12 must-read books for 2019 as recommended by Extra Crunch readers 4.12.2019 TechCrunch
Books are fundamentally about stories, and 2019 (and really, the past decade) has been the story of technology’s domination of every industry and function of society. Founders and tech executives are more powerful than ever, and how we use that power for good or evil will deeply shape the future of our world. Whether it’s […]
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‘People are underestimating the force of angry kids’: Greta Thunberg returns to Europe for climate summit 3.12.2019 Raw Story
At COP 25, Thunberg said, “we will continue the fight there to make sure that within those walls the voices of the people are being heard.” After three weeks of sailing across the Atlantic Ocean to attend the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Spain, teen climate activist Greta Thunberg arrived Tuesday in neighboring Portugal, […]
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Nancy Pelosi Vows To Cut Greenhouse Gases Without Trump 3.12.2019 Crooks Liars
A congressional delegation led by Nancy Pelosi told the UN climate conference in Madrid that the U.S. will take action on greenhouse gases and engage with other countries regardless of Trump’s rejection of international cooperation. Via The Guardian: Nancy Pelosi, the speaker of the House, struck a defiant stance on Monday, declaring: “Congress’s commitment to action on the climate crisis is iron-clad. This is a matter of public health, of clean air, of clean water, of our children, of the survival of our economies, of the prosperity of the world, of national security, justice and equality. We now must deliver deeper cuts in emissions.” Her rallying call came as developing countries accused the US president of “ecocide” and the UN secretary-general said the world’s biggest emitters were falling behind. Ministers and officials from more than 190 countries gathered in Madrid on Monday for the start of two weeks of talks aimed at ironing out technical details of the 2015 Paris agreement, which needs to be ...
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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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Atlantic haven is a test bed for planet’s sickly oceans 3.12.2019 Raw Story
Clad in diving gear or oilskins and gumboots, a team of scientists and activists spent weeks in the South Atlantic, enduring storms and choppy seas to check up on a place almost no-one has heard of. Their mission: To monitor an underwater mountain for clues of global warming and plastic pollution — and vet the […]
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On Cyber Monday, Amazon critics rally in San Bernardino and at Bezos' penthouse 3.12.2019 LA Times: Business

The optics war between Amazon.com Inc. and its critics is intensifying on Cyber Monday with labor, environmental and digital privacy groups staging events around the globe to amplify their concerns about the world's biggest online retailer.

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