User: newstrust Topic: Global Warming
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Global Groundwater Is Threatened by Unsustainable Practices Amid Climate Crisis 26.1.2020 Truthout.com
The fate of groundwater is closely tied to climate change and energy exploration and deserves more ...
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Elizabeth Warren wins coveted Iowa caucuses endorsement from the Des Moines Register newspaper 26.1.2020 Raw Story
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) received a coveted endorsement on Saturday evening when her 2020 bid was endorsed by the Des Moines Register newspaper. “Who would make the best president at this point in the country’s history? At a time when the economic deck has become so stacked against working Americans that the gap between rich […]
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Midwestern Farm Network Is Leading the Way to Chemical-Free, Sustainable Farming 25.1.2020 Truthout.com
Midwestern Farm Network Is Leading the Way to Chemical-Free, Sustainable Farming
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After a Decade of Fracking, Billions of Dollars Lost and a Climate in Crisis 25.1.2020 Truthout.com
Today's climate impacts have been shaped heavily by actions taken during the last 10 years, particularly in the ...
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Federal Court Dismisses Youth Climate Lawsuit — But They’re Not Giving Up 24.1.2020 Truthout.com
Federal judges dismissed "Juliana v. U.S.," a lawsuit brought on behalf of 21 young people against the ...
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Trump’s Presidency Brings Us Closer to Midnight on the Doomsday Clock 24.1.2020 Truthout.com
Trump’s Presidency Brings Us Closer to Midnight on the Doomsday Clock
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Protesters arrested at Gov. Polis’ State of the State speech will not face criminal charges 24.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
More than 30 climate protesters will not face criminal charges after interrupting Colorado Gov. Jared Polis' State of the State address at the Capitol earlier this month.
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According to the Doomsday Clock, We’re Down to 100 Seconds Before Midnight. Plan Accordingly. 24.1.2020 Mother Jones
Thursday morning, scientists responsible for maintaining the Doomsday Clock—a metaphor for how close mankind stands to its own destruction—announced that it advanced 20 seconds from last year, to within 2 minutes of midnight, the bookend marking human extinction. The clock is maintained by The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, a non-profit founded in 1945 by […]
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George Soros pledges $1 billion to battle ‘would-be and actual dictators’ 24.1.2020 Raw Story
US financier and philanthropist George Soros on Thursday pledged one billion dollars for a new university network project to battle the erosion of civil society in a world increasingly ruled by “would-be and actual dictators” and beset by climate change. Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Soros said humanity was at a turning […]
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‘The most dangerous situation that humanity has ever faced’: Doomsday clock now 100 seconds to midnight 24.1.2020 Raw Story
Citing the worsening nuclear threat and inaction on the climate crisis, scientists issue a historic warning about the risk of global catastrophe. “The Doomsday Clock now stands at 100 seconds to midnight, the most dangerous situation that humanity has ever faced. Now is the time to come together—to unite and to act.” “Humanity continues to […]
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Trump’s Latest Attack on the Environment May Be His Most Alarming Yet 23.1.2020 Truthout.com
Trump’s Latest Attack on the Environment May Be His Most Alarming Yet
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Economist sides with Greta Thunberg over Steve Mnuchin: She’s simply talking ‘Economics 101’ 23.1.2020 Raw Story
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin made headlines this Thursday after he took a dig at teen climate activist Greta Thunberg, saying that she should study economics in college before she comments about investors and fossil fuel stocks. Taking Mnuchin’s comments, the Washington Post’s Philip Bump asked an actual economist for his thoughts, and according to Gernot Wagner, […]
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Column: Oil industry subpoenas aim to harass and intimidate, consumer group says 23.1.2020 LA Times: Environment

Big oil companies shower consumer and environmental groups with subpoenas, burdening them with costs.

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Greta Thunberg Just Dropped a Truth Bomb in the Punchbowl at Davos 22.1.2020 Mother Jones
On the first day of this year’s World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland, executives from its 1000 member companies as well as politicians and other world leaders gathered to drum up solutions to the world’s most pressing problems, and pat themselves on the back for their progress in certain areas—like climate change. Into this […]
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How to talk with kids about climate change 22.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Climate change is scary - even for the grownups. What are the best practices when it comes to talking to kids about our planet's future?
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Trump rants about ‘prophets of doom’ at Davos with Greta Thunberg in audience 21.1.2020 Raw Story
President Donald Trump tore into environmental “prophets of doom” at the Davos forum Tuesday, rejecting fiery warnings from teenage campaigner Greta Thunberg, and lauding the “unprecedented” US economy just hours ahead of his impeachment trial back home. Thunberg was in the audience in the Swiss Alps to hear the typically bullish speech by Trump, delivered […]
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Q&A: Pete Buttigieg on the monumental task of cleaning up Trump's mess 21.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

In a meeting with the L.A. Times editorial board, Mayor Pete Buttigieg talks about Iran, climate change and if America is ready for a gay president.

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Davos financiers pump $1.4 trillion into fossil fuels: Greenpeace 21.1.2020 Raw Story
Some of the world’s biggest banks, insurers and pension funds have collectively invested $1.4 trillion in fossil fuel companies since the Paris climate deal, Greenpeace said Tuesday at the start of the World Economic Forum in Davos. With the climate emergency expected to be front and centre at the annual summit of the world’s business […]
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Greta Thunberg slams climate change inaction as Davos awaits Trump 21.1.2020 Raw Story
Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg on Tuesday slammed global inaction on climate change in front of the world’s top business leaders, as the annual Davos forum faced up to the perils of global warming while bracing for an address from US President Donald Trump. The 50th meeting of the World Economic Forum in the Swiss […]
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Trump will play economic pitchman in Davos. But will he stay on message? 21.1.2020 LA Times: Business

President Trump will speak Tuesday at the World Economic Forum in Davos, the kind of globalist gathering he once mocked.

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