User: newstrust Topic: Global Warming
Category: Global warming
Last updated: Sep 17 2020 05:34 IST RSS 2.0
 
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California braces for high winds that could propel deadly wildfires 17.9.2020 Raw Story
California faces more devastation from wildfires that have ravaged the West Coast, authorities warned Wednesday, with strong winds and dry heat expected to whip up flames from dozens of blazes raging across the state. Governor Gavin Newsom said although firefighters had made progress in their battle to contain more than two dozen major wildfires, so-called […]
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Trump randomly blames China after he’s asked if he believes in global warming 16.9.2020 Raw Story
Like a game of MadLibs, President Donald Trump shouted about China when he was asked whether he believed that global warming was real. As the president left for a campaign vent in Pennsylvania, reporters shouted questions, including inquiries about his meeting with officials in California on Monday. Trump got into an exchange with California Secretary […]
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Letters to the Editor: Gavin Newsom tried to talk some sense into Trump. Why even bother? 16.9.2020 LA Times: Opinion

'Mr. President, why are you here? Is to help or just take up our time?'

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Column: Conflict over wildfire causes isn't about politics, but science vs. science denial 15.9.2020 LA Times: Business

The warming trend afflicting California and the West is indisputable, except to those with minds shut tight. That's President Trump in a nutshell.

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Trump dismisses climate concerns as he visits fire-ravaged western US 15.9.2020 The Moderate Voice

McClellan Park (United States) (AFP) – President Donald Trump on Monday suggested global warming will reverse itself and dismissed climate change as a cause of ferocious fires engulfing swaths of the US West, during a briefing in California on the deadly blazes.Trump, who flew into Sacramento on the third day of a reelection campaign swing, […]

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‘And COVID will just disappear, right?’: Trump ridiculed for claim climate change will ‘get cooler’ 15.9.2020 Raw Story
President Donald Trump still doesn’t appear to understand the difference between the weather and the climate, a fact frequently explained in elementary school classes. While speaking in California about the overwhelming wildfires up and down the West Coast, Trump dismissed that it was attributed to climate change. “It’ll start getting cooler. You just watch,” said […]
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Op-Ed: Dalai Lama: It's up to us — and especially politicians — to save our planet 14.9.2020 LA Times: Commentary

Unless we act now, we will sacrifice the future of humanity for the greed of the few.

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Why does California's power grid keep flirting with disaster? We've got answers 9.9.2020 LA Times: Business

Labor Day Weekend had state officials pleading for energy conservation to avoid blackouts. The power grid operator's CEO talks challenges and the future.

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Letters to the Editor: Has California crossed the tipping point into climate change hell? 9.9.2020 LA Times: Opinion

We're in a record-setting fire year; didn't we just set one in California? This is climate change.

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UN Chief: Humanity Is “Doomed” If Nations Don’t Cooperate on Climate Soon 8.9.2020 Truthout.com
UN Chief: Humanity Is “Doomed” If Nations Don’t Cooperate on Climate Soon
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Op-Ed: Who will clean up Alaska's 'orphaned' oil infrastructure? 8.9.2020 LA Times: Opinion

President Trump's plan to drill for oil in Alaska's Arctic refuge could turn the landscape into a trash heap.

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Why Do Oil Companies Care So Much About Your Carbon Footprint 31.8.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Grist and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. If only there were an app that would let you track your personal carbon footprint in real-time, like a FitBit. You could watch the weight of your emissions grow as you drove to the store, took a bus to […]
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The lights went out. Now California might let these gas plants stay open 24.8.2020 LA Times: Business

The gas plant vote Tuesday is the first major energy decision for Gov. Gavin Newsom's administration following this month's blackouts.

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How climate change could expose new epidemics 16.8.2020 Raw Story
Paris (AFP) – Long-dormant viruses brought back to life; the resurgence of deadly and disfiguring smallpox; a dengue or zika “season” in Europe.These could be disaster movie storylines, but they are also serious and increasingly plausible scenarios of epidemics unleashed by global warming, scientists say.The COVID-19 pandemic that has swept the globe and claimed over […]
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Biden Has a Weak Link on Energy and Ethics— an Ex-Obama Official With Deep Fossil Fuel Ties 2.8.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in HuffPost and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Ken Salazar, the Obama administration’s first-term interior secretary, took a job at an industry law and lobbying firm just months after leaving office. There, he refashioned himself as an oil champion and avoided disclosing the companies that paid […]
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Noam Chomsky: We are racing madly towards total catastrophe under the leadership of sociopathic fanatics 31.7.2020 Raw Story
As the U.S. coronavirus death toll tops 150,000, we spend the hour with world-renowned political dissident, linguist and author Noam Chomsky, who says decades of neoliberal policies that shredded the social safety net and public institutions left the country ill-prepared for a major health crisis. “We should understand the roots of this pandemic,” he says. […]
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Trump Says Nuclear Proliferation Is Scarier Than Climate Change. He’s Failing at Both. 30.7.2020 Mother Jones
On Tuesday morning, President Donald Trump set off a furor when he told Axios reporter Jonathan Swan that during a recent call with Vladimir Putin, he hadn’t bothered to mention US intelligence suggesting that Russia had offered bounties to Taliban fighters for killing American service members. Trump said that instead, the two leaders had discussed nuclear […]
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Global warming is driving polar bears toward extinction, researchers say 21.7.2020 Denver Post: Local
Global Warming Is Driving Polar Bears Toward Extinction, Researchers Say
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Rich people in Colorado, U.S. spew more carbon pollution at home than poor 21.7.2020 Denver Post: Local
Rich Americans produce nearly 25% more heat-trapping gases than poorer people at home, according to a comprehensive study of U.S. residential carbon footprints.
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Climate change on track to wipe out polar bears by 2100 20.7.2020 Raw Story
Climate change is starving polar bears into extinction, according to research published Monday that predicts the apex carnivores could all but disappear within the span of a human lifetime. In some regions they are already caught in a vicious downward spiral, with shrinking sea ice cutting short the time bears have for hunting seals, scientists […]
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