User: newstrust Topic: Global Warming
Category: Global warming
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MSNBC Cherry Picks, Botches Data on Record High Temps in Antarctica 14.2.2020 NewsBusters
In response to reports that a part of Antarctica recently reached a record high temperature of 65 degrees Fahrenheit, some media outlets descended into climate alarmism as they sloppily reported the findings. But, as pointed out at ClimateDepot, climate skeptic Jim Steele this week wrote up a piece debunking claims that the occurrence is a sign of global warming, and even cited studies suggesting Antarctica has actually been cooling for ...
Far-right Republicans are freaked out over a new Kevin McCarthy proposal 14.2.2020 Raw Story
The leader of Republicans in the House of Representatives is facing resistance within his own caucus as he seeks to broaden the support of the GOP. “House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy is eagerly pushing a new conservative effort to combat climate change. But not everyone in the GOP is racing to embrace the plan just […]
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New Hampshire Voter Mocks CBS Host Over Climate Change: ‘You Gotta Be Kidding Me’ 12.2.2020 NewsBusters
In a report for Tuesday’s CBS This Morning, co-host Tony Dokoupil went ice fishing with two New Hampshire voters, one Republican, one Democrat. Amid discussing the state’s upcoming primary, Dokoupil couldn’t resist using the mild weather to bring up climate change. He was promptly mocked by the GOP ...
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Snow problem for Japan’s ice sculpture festival 10.2.2020 Raw Story
Every year, tens of thousands of tourists flock to the snow festival in the northern Japanese city of Sapporo, attracted by some 200 large, but intricate ice sculptures. But this year, there’s a problem: no snow. With high temperatures that festival-goers put down to climate change, organisers were forced to truck in powder from distant […]
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The Hunt for Fugitive Emissions in the Permian’s Oilfields 8.2.2020 Truthout.com
Sharon Wilson with an optical gas imaging camera next to the Lara Cemetery near a Diamond Back oil and gas production site outside of Pecos, Texas.
Methane emissions in these West Texas sites are inadequately regulated -- and a huge driver in the climate crisis.
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Canada's Trudeau campaigns for rotating chair on U.N. Security Council 7.2.2020 L.A. Times - World News

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is barnstorming through Africa seeking support for a rotating chair on the United Nations Security Council.

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Multiple eco-crises could trigger ‘systemic collapse’: scientists 6.2.2020 Raw Story
Overlapping environmental crises could tip the planet into “global systemic collapse,” more than 200 top scientists warned Wednesday. Climate change, extreme weather events from hurricanes to heatwaves, the decline of life-sustaining ecosystems, food security and dwindling stores of fresh water — each poses a monumental challenge to humanity in the 21st century. Out of 30 […]
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Post-Brexit talks failure ‘existential threat’ to Ireland 31.1.2020 Raw Story
A failure by Britain and the European Union to reach a post-Brexit trade deal by the end-of-year deadline would pose an “existential threat” to Ireland, Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said Friday. The Irish leader also called on the European Union to find a new role in the post-Cold War era — such as tackling global […]
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Letters to the Editor: The L.A. Times' shockingly unscientific editorial on declaring Tylenol a carcinogen 31.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The head of California's Carcinogen Identification Committee slams the L.A. Times for its editorial on putting a Prop. 65 warning on acetaminophen products.

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The World Is Burning, But It’s Not Front-Page News 27.1.2020 Truthout.com
The World Is Burning, But It’s Not Front-Page News
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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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Trump rejects warnings of environmental crisis in speech at Davos 21.1.2020 LA Times: Business

President Trump bragged about the US economy but rejected warnings of environmental crisis in speech at Davos.

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PBS Science Correspondent Blames Global Warming for Australian Wildfires 21.1.2020 NewsBusters
On Friday's PBS NewsHour, science correspondent Miles O'Brien blamed manmade global warming for the severity of the recent Australian wildfires, and talked up the possibility that Prime Minister Scott Morrison as well as the Rupert Murdoch-dominated media may be changing their climate "denier" ...
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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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It is Greta Thunberg vs Donald Trump at climate-focused Davos gathering of economic elites: report 21.1.2020 Raw Story
The starkly opposed visions of US President Donald Trump and Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg on climate change will clash in Davos on Tuesday as the World Economic Forum tries to face up to the perils of global warming on its 50th meeting. The four-day gathering of the world’s top political and business leaders in […]
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Waiter, There’s a Climate Surcharge in My Soup 20.1.2020 Mother Jones
American restaurant diners don’t usually blink before adding an extra 15-20 percent tip onto their bills. In recent years, San Francisco’s eaters have even (mostly) grown accustomed to paying up to six percent extra for dinner to offset the cost of the city’s mandated healthcare program. Starting in January, at a smattering of high-end joints, […]
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The Nation's Global Warming Freak-Out: Sports Will Either 'Sink Into Sea or Burn' 20.1.2020 NewsBusters
The smoke and heat plaguing the ongoing Australian Open tennis tournament and threatening the health of contestants aren't just an unfortunate set of circumstances. Oh no, it's a matter of the sports world sticking its head in the stand and ignoring the world's ongoing climate catastrophe, writes The Nation magazine sports editor Dave ...
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'You need to act now': Meet 4 girls working to save the warming world 20.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
"When we organize, we model the world we want to see," says teenager Xiye Bastida. Activist girls like Bastida have been especially visible in the fight against climate change.
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Trump Scoffs At NY Seawall Idea: 'Get Your Mops And Buckets Ready' 19.1.2020 Crooks Liars
Out of nowhere Saturday night, Donald Trump spewed out a tweet ripping on a proposal to build a seawall to protect New York City from rising oceans due to global warming. “A massive 200 Billion Dollar Sea Wall, built around New York to protect it from rare storms, is a costly, foolish & environmentally unfriendly idea that, when needed, probably won’t work anyway,” Trump wrote. “It will also look terrible. Sorry, you’ll just have to get your mops & buckets ready!” The seawall is one of several options being studied by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, as the New York Times reports : The giant barrier is the largest of five options the Army Corps of Engineers is studying to protect the New York area as storms become more frequent, and destructive, on a warming Earth. The proposals have sparked fierce debate as New York, like other coastal cities, grapples with the broader question of how and to what degree it must transform its landscape and lifestyle to survive rising ...
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What’s polluting Colorado’s air? 125 million tons a year of heat-trapping and hazardous gases 19.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
The air pollution that people in Colorado inhale each day comes from myriad sources: factories, cars, buildings and homes, fossil fuel facilities, cattle feedlots.
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