User: newstrust Topic: Global Warming
Category: Global warming
Last updated: Sep 22 2019 21:24 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Youth leaders at UN demand bold climate change action 22.9.2019 Raw Story
A day after youth-led global climate strikes, several hundred young activists including Greta Thunberg gathered for a climate summit at the United Nations on Saturday, chiding older generations for doing too little to curb carbon emissions. The UN invited 500 young activists and entrepreneurs to take part in the New York meeting, the first of […]
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Letters to the Editor: If you eat meat, you're not serious about fighting climate change 22.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

It's great to protest over climate change, but it doesn't mean much until we stop raising animals for food, a major driver of global warming.

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Swiss holding ‘funeral march’ to mark disappearance of an Alpine glacier 22.9.2019 Raw Story
Dozens of people will undertake a “funeral march” up a steep Swiss mountainside on Sunday to mark the disappearance of an Alpine glacier amid growing global alarm over climate change. The Pizol “has lost so much substance that from a scientific perspective it is no longer a glacier,” Alessandra Degiacomi, of the Swiss Association for […]
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There’s evidence that climate activism could be swaying public opinion in the US 21.9.2019 Raw Story
Climate activists walked out of classrooms and workplaces in more than 150 countries on Friday, Sept. 20 to demand stronger action on climate change. Mass mobilizations like this have become increasingly common in recent years. I’m a scholar of environmental communication who examines how people become engaged with solving dilemmas such as climate change, and […]
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Will US Republicans feel the heat from climate change? 21.9.2019 Raw Story
Francis Rooney is a Republican congressman from a conservative Florida district who opposes federal funding for abortions and supports President Donald Trump’s plans for construction of a wall along the Mexican border. But he also recently co-sponsored a carbon pricing bill and is one of a handful of lawmakers from his side of the aisle […]
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EXTREME: MSNBC Hypes Simulated Hangings By Climate Protesters 21.9.2019 NewsBusters
No climate protest is too extreme for MSNBC. The network has been pushing global warming activism all week and on Friday featured, without any critical commentary, a simulated hanging. The network also touted the climate protests featuring far-left Congresswomen Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, anti-Semite Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley and Senator Bernie ...
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Greta Thunberg hopes climate strikes will be ‘social tipping point’ 20.9.2019 Raw Story
Teenage environmental activist Greta Thunberg told AFP that she hoped Friday’s massive worldwide climate strikes would mark a turning point in persuading leaders to take decisive action on global warming. The 16-year-old described the numbers of people who took to the streets as “unbelievable” — from Asia-Pacific to Europe and Africa, culminating in New York […]
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Opinion: Listen to the climate strikers. It's suicidal to stick your head in the sand next to a rising sea 20.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Today's climate protests reinforce what we already know: The world must act quickly and radically to upend how we create and consume energy.

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Top 5 Worst Global Warming Propaganda Efforts on TV 20.9.2019 NewsBusters
This week, 250 news organizations around the world are colluding to produce global warming propaganda in the days surrounding the UN climate summit on September 23. Variety magazine is one of the publications involved and they reported on Hollywood’s efforts to combat global warming, wondering if the entertainment industry is doing enough to sway public ...
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What is the cryosphere? Hint: It’s vital to farming, fishing and skiing 20.9.2019 Raw Story
More than 100 scientists from 30 countries will soon release a special report examining climate change impacts on the oceans and a less familiar but critically important part of the Earth: the cryosphere. Ice sheets, ice caps and glaciers, the floating sea ice of the polar regions, lake ice, snow on the ground, and permafrost, […]
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‘Largest polar expedition in history’ to probe Arctic climate 20.9.2019 Raw Story
A team of scientists from 19 countries will set off for the Arctic on Friday, aiming to freeze their ship into the polar ice for a year to research the changing climate. Aboard the massive icebreaker Polarstern, belonging to Germany’s Alfred Wegener polar and marine research institute, researchers hope to glean new understanding of the […]
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Students demand change in vast global climate strike 20.9.2019 Raw Story
Children across Asia and the Pacific kicked off what are set to be the largest global climate protests in history Friday, demanding adults act now to stop environmental disaster. From Sydney to Seoul, Manila to Mumbai, children heeded the rallying cry of fellow teen activist Greta Thunberg and shut their textbooks in a collective call […]
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Q&A: What is the U.N. climate change summit? 20.9.2019 L.A. Times - World News

The U.N. Climate Change Summit will kick off next week in New York. What is it, and what do its organizers hope to accomplish?

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What's behind the youth movement to tackle climate change? Fear — but also hope 20.9.2019 LA Times: Science

Young people see climate change as a profound injustice and an existential threat. But they believe the world can still do something about it.

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Nasty Sam Bee Goes After the Now-Dead David Koch: ‘Usher in the Apocalypse’ 19.9.2019 NewsBusters
In recent weeks, “comedian” Samantha Bee has used her TBS program Full Frontal to advocate for left-wing policy proposals from gun control to student loan forgiveness. This week, she gave a lecture on climate change. Bee spent most of her monologue trashing the Koch brothers, whom she described as “two guys” who “managed to radically damage Planet ...
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Letters to the Editor: Saudi Arabia was attacked. Why the talk about U.S. retaliation? 19.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Saudi Arabia a large, wealthy country. If it wants to respond to recent attacks, it should do it without the U.S.

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In A Turn Away From Federalism, Trump Will Revoke California’s Clean Air Act Waiver 18.9.2019 Outside the Beltway
In a rebuke to traditional conservative views of Federalism, the Trump Administration intends to revoke California's authority to set its own clean air standards,
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Opinion: Can you hear the chant from the Oval Office? 'Make America Polluted Again' 18.9.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Trump's attack on California's authority to set air pollution rules would mean we'll see fewer clean cars.

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Earth to warm more quickly, new climate models show 17.9.2019 Raw Story
Greenhouse gases thrust into the atmosphere by burning fossil fuels are warming Earth’s surface more quickly than previously understood, according to new climate models set to replace those used in current UN projections, scientists said Tuesday. By 2100, average temperatures could rise 6.5 to 7.0 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels if carbon emissions continue unabated, […]
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MSNBC: Stopping Climate Change Is Like Fighting World War II 17.9.2019 NewsBusters
MSNBC on Monday demonstrated how extreme the left can be on climate change, making comparisons to fighting World War II and the possible need of going vegan at some point in order to save the planet. Host Ali Velshi talked to Jonathan Safran Foer, the author of We Are the Weather: Saving the Planet Begins at ...
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