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Teen Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg to strike Friday with Denver climate activists 10.10.2019 Denver Post: Local
Sixteen-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg who gained notoriety after speaking in front of the United Nations Climate Action Summit and being mocked by President Donald Trump is participating in a strike Friday in Denver.
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New York Times Hails Cultish, Disruptive Extinction Rebellion Protests as 'Worth a Try' 9.10.2019 NewsBusters
Extinction Rebellion, a burgeoning radical group of self-proclaimed environmentalists, that originated in England in the summer of 2018, now has a following among the hard left in America, as they do the usual left-wing protest things, like disrupting the commutes of ordinary people trying to get through the day. In two reportesr the New York Times blandly took notes on the truly bizarre, End Times-apocalyptic nature of this movement (which may not be as much about “saving the planet” after all), and tried to mainstream the disturbing group best they ...
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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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Odds favor Greta Thunberg for Peace Prize, but experts sceptical 9.10.2019 Raw Story
Bookmakers seem confident that Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg is a shoo-in for the Nobel Peace Prize to be announced this week, but some experts are more cautious. The 16-year-old has already received Amnesty International’s top honour and the Right Livelihood Award, sometimes dubbed the “alternative Nobel”, and online betting sites like Ladbrokes now […]
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Wildfire Season Is Here—and More Than 800,000 Californians Are About to Go Without Power Because of It 9.10.2019 Mother Jones
On midnight Wednesday morning, the Pacific Gas and Electric company will shut off power for roughly 800,000 customers in parts of 34 counties throughout California as a preventative strategy in the face of escalating wildfire threats in the state. Less than a month ago, the California energy company agreed to an $11 billion settlement in […]
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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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Pelosi Says Impeachment Should Stay Focused on Ukraine. Some Liberals Say That’s a Big Mistake. 9.10.2019 Mother Jones
In her second press conference after announcing impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued a warning: Keep the scope narrow. Objections to the president’s policies on issues like guns, climate change, and immigration “have no place in this discussion,” she said. “Save that for the election. This is about the facts relating […]
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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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Global Extinction Rebellion protests begin in Australia 7.10.2019 Raw Story
Extinction Rebellion activists began gathering in cities across Australia and New Zealand on Monday to kick off a fortnight of global civil disobedience demanding governments take urgent action on climate change. Protesters held a silent vigil on the steps of state parliament in Melbourne early Monday ahead of a march through the southern Australian city. […]
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Swedish teen climate activist to visit Dakotas reservations 7.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A 16-year-old Swedish climate activist who garnered international attention when she scolded world leaders at the United Nations is visiting American Indian reservations in the Dakotas to talk about oil pipelines.
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Editorial: It was a terrible idea to build a new freeway in Los Angeles County. Now it's on hold for good 6.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

No, California should not plow new highways to far-flung subdivisions when the state is trying to convince people to drive less to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions responsible for global warming.

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Opinion: I am a diver who documents climate change in the Arctic. And I am running out of time 6.10.2019 LA Times: Commentary

As a diver and photographer, I feel an urgency to document the Arctic's vulnerable ice, which is vanishing due to climate change.

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Researchers are freezing their ship into Arctic ice to study climate change 4.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
An ambitious Arctic expedition has reached a milestone. Researchers have found a floe to freeze into, where they'll construct an observatory and study Arctic systems from a ship.
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Column: The dirty history of L.A.'s smog 4.10.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Ed Avol is a professor of clinical preventive medicine at USC's Keck medical school and a devoted 5K runner who's breathed L.A.'s air for some 50 years.

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Facebook Promises to Stop Fact-Checking, Suppressing Opinions 2.10.2019 NewsBusters
Facebook is once more attempting to be seen as neutral, with a new decision about fact-checking. And the left isn’t happy about it. The social media giant will no longer fact-check opinion pieces and satire on its platform, according to the Wall Street ...
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The one word nobody wanted to say at the UN Climate Action Summit 2.10.2019 Raw Story
The leaders of more than 70 countries have made a promise that sounds nothing short of revolutionary. By 2050, they say they will reach “net zero,” putting no more carbon dioxide into the atmosphere than can be somehow canceled out. While the net zero buzzword was as ubiquitous at last week’s United Nations Climate Action […]
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Hagedorn faces questions about climate change, trade in southern Minn. town hall 1.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
In his first town hall since the U.S. House of Representatives launched its impeachment inquiry into President Trump, Minnesota First District Congressman Jim Hagedorn said his position hasn’t changed.
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Could climate change fuel the rise of right-wing nationalism? 1.10.2019 The Moderate Voice

When people feel threatened, they’re more receptive to politicians who espouse xenophobic rhetoric. Trybex/Shutterstock.com Joshua Conrad Jackson, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Michele Gelfand, University of Maryland Two trends have defined the past decade and both have been on display at this year’s session of the United Nations General Assembly. One has […]

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Steyer’s Climate Plan Includes $200B Global Green New Deal Fund 1.10.2019 NewsBusters
Presidential candidate and liberal billionaire Tom Steyer unveiled a climate plan that included $200 billion for Global Green New Deal Fund.
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Opinion: When deciding what foods to eat for lunch, consider climate change 29.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Production of animal-based foods accounts for about two-thirds of agricultural carbon emissions.

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