User: newstrust Topic: Global Warming
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‘A true public health emergency’: 70+ medical groups sound alarm on climate crisis 25.6.2019 Raw Story
Groups lay out action agenda to advance climate solutions and strengthen resiliency Scores of medical groups on Monday called the climate crisis “a health emergency” and laid out what they framed as a blueprint for the public and private sector to take swift action. The agenda is signed by over 70 groups, including the American Medical Association, […]
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U.S. Military Produces More Greenhouse Gas Emissions Than up to 140 Countries 25.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
If the military were a country, its fuel usage alone would make it the 47th largest emitter of greenhouse gases in the world, lying between Peru and Portugal.
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Coming up: Millennial Christians say loving God means protecting creation 25.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Evangelicals have long focused more on saving souls than on saving God's creation. But some younger believers want to flip the script. Kerri Miller speaks with two environmental activists who are motivated by their faith to do something about climate change.
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Jared Diamond believes America is ruining itself in 4 different ways 25.6.2019 Raw Story
Jared Diamond is not afraid of big ideas. He has tackled such subjects as evolutionary psychology, the reasons why the West rose to global dominance, the lessons to be learned from “traditional societies” and the relationship between environmental change and the decline of ancient civilizations. and why ancient societies fell into decline. Diamond has been […]
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The fossil fuel industry is quietly undermining global climate talks, report says 25.6.2019 LA Times: Business

Fossil fuel industry giants such as Exxon Mobil and Royal Dutch Shell are maintaining an outsize presence at global climate discussions, working to undermine scientific consensus and slow policy progress, according to findings released Wednesday by an environmental monitoring organization.

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Tapper Obsesses Over 'Climate Emergency' During Interview With Pence 24.6.2019 NewsBusters
Vice President Mike Pence appeared on State of the Union Sunday, where host Jake Tapper obsessed over climate change. Channeling his inner Al Gore, Tapper repeatedly used the alarmist and emotionally charged phrase “climate emergency” as he attempted to expose the Vice President as what Joy Behar would call a “climate change denier” multiple ...
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There Aren’t Mass Marches, But There’s Still an Antiwar Movement 24.6.2019 Truthout.com
A struggle against endless war is quietly brewing right under our noses.
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What’s Next for the Youth Climate Lawsuit 24.6.2019 Truthout.com
Despite continued court delays, confidence remains high among the young people suing the government.
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Jake Tapper Laughs In Mike Pence's Face Over Climate Change Claims 24.6.2019 Crooks Liars
Watching the planet melt down and be destroyed because of global warming is acceptable just as long as we don't raise utility rates, in the World According to Vice President Mike Pence. The Trump administration is loaded with climate deniers and hucksters doing everything they can to undo all progress the US has made on global warming. They refuse to acknowledge the science community in general. CNN's State of the Union host Jake Tapper grilled Pence on a host of subjects before finally asking about his views on climate change during Sunday's interview. Almost immediately, the interview turned cringeworthy on this topic and Pence never recovered. After Trump's Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats proclaimed climate change a global disaster the administration's EPA rolled back parts of Obama's clean power plan requirements. "Do you believe think human-induced climate emergency is a threat to the United States?" Tapper asked. Pence ducked. "Well, what -- what I will tell you is that we will always ...
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Mike Pence dodges climate change questions as Agriculture Department buries new scientific studies 24.6.2019 Raw Story
Vice President Mike Pence avoided pointed questions about climate change during an interview on Sunday, even as President Donald Trump’s administration continues to suppress studies about the severity of the climate crisis. While being questioned by CNN’s Jake Tapper, Pence listened to the anchor quote Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats discussing the geopolitical threat […]
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This irrational self-deception is what prevents many economists from embracing a Green New Deal 24.6.2019 Raw Story
Dutch economist Servaas Storm, co- author of a widely-read 2018 study on climate change, “Why Green Growth is an Illusion,” talks to the Institute for New Economic Thinking about where we are today. Lynn Parramore: In 2018, you and your colleague Enno Schröder warned that economists promoting “green growth” are fostering illusions. Why can’t we […]
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Let the debates begin: Time for progressive candidates to seize the moment 24.6.2019 Raw Story
On Wednesday and Thursday, 20 Democratic candidates for president will file onto the stage of a Miami theater for the first formal debates of the primary season. There are so many contenders that the DNC and hosts NBC, MSNBC and Telemundo must platoon them in, 10 per a night. Each debate lasts two hours and […]
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Some 2020 candidates want to hold fossil fuel giants accountable for climate change 24.6.2019 The Atlantic - Matthew Ygblesias
Cities and states have been actively seeking to hold fossil fuel giants accountable for their role in knowingly contributing to global warming — a movement that is now seeing support from Democratic presidential contenders. Former Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-TX) and Gov. Jay Inslee (D-WA) have both released climate plans that would see corporations like ExxonMobil […]
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Got a complex policy issue to solve? Dynamic Problem Repair will make it go poof 24.6.2019 LA Times: Commentary

When something breaks on my old beater truck, I take it to Dynamic Auto Repair on Northwestern Highway, outside Detroit. The place has been there for 30 years, and Chris, the boss, really knows his stuff.

On the wall behind the cash register is a hand-lettered sign: “Engine Warning Light Repair...

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VP Mike Pence Refuses To Directly Answer Whether Climate Change is a Threat in Tapper Interview 24.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The timing of the interview came as the Trump administration continues to roll back Obama-era environmental regulations.
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Europe’s Once-Mighty Climate Warriors Are Staging a Comeback After Other Leaders Have Failed 23.6.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Yale Environment 360 and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Traditionally, the European Union—the federation of 28 nations with 512 million inhabitants—has prided itself on being the global front runner in progressive policies on the environment and climate change. It has championed binding CO2 reduction targets in international negotiations, led the […]
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A run through Colorado’s Yampa whitewater reveals the wildness that remains. But will the West’s rivers survive urban demands? 23.6.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The rafts carried water-policy professionals who, as governments worldwide increasingly manipulate rivers to get water for growing populations, wanted a natural reference point. Their five-day foray last month was designed to connect them with the wildness that remains and also to forge a meeting of minds as the competition for water among western states increases.
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What we can’t fix by defeating Trump in 2020: climate change 23.6.2019 LA Times: Commentary

To the editor: The degradation that Donald Trump brings to the presidency is shocking. His mendacity, disrespect for constitutional checks and balances, disregard of governing norms and self-serving entanglements are shameful. (“Trump moves to gut Obama climate policy and bolster the coal industry...

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A Democratic Think Tank Is Promoting Pushback Against Climate Lawsuits 22.6.2019 Truthout.com
One of the outfits promoting the efforts to counter climate lawsuits is the Progressive Policy Institute.
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NBC’s Roker Joins Campaign to Push Climate Change Agenda 21.6.2019 NewsBusters
On Friday’s Today show, NBC weatherman and climate change activist Al Roker promoted a social media campaign to push the liberal agenda item, which included wearing a pin meant to represent the planet’s warming temperatures. He even had help from a local meteorologist at NBC’s Washington D.C. ...
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