User: newstrust Topic: Global Warming
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This Is Our Last Decade to Get Climate Right 18.1.2020 Truthout.com
In the climate talks to come, we need more youth, Indigenous, and civil society groups -- and fewer oil ...
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Letters to the Editor: Why a carbon tax to fight climate change is superior to cap-and-trade 2.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

A cap-and-trade scheme requires a massive new bureaucracy, something that implementing a carbon tax doesn't need.

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Editorial: The world needed a bang from the Madrid climate meeting. It got a whimper instead 17.12.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Nations meeting in Madrid failed to make progress in meeting carbon emission goals under the 2015 Paris agreement, a failure the world cannot afford.

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How Madrid talks fell short on climate ambition 15.12.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
This year's U.N. climate negotiations in Madrid, the longest in 25 nearly annual such gatherings, ended Sunday with major polluters resisting calls to ramp up efforts to keep global warming at bay.
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Longest UN climate talks end with no deal on carbon markets 15.12.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Marathon international climate talks ended Sunday with major polluters resisting calls to ramp up efforts to keep global warming at bay and negotiators postponing the regulation of global carbon markets until next year.
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Anger, relief but no joy as UN climate talks limp to an end 15.12.2019 Raw Story
A marathon UN summit wrapped up Sunday with little to show, squeezing hard-earned compromises from countries over a global warming battle plan that fell well short of what science says is needed to tackle the climate crisis. The COP25 deal “expresses the urgent need” for new carbon cutting commitments to close the gap between current […]
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COP25 Is Perpetuating a Culture of Impunity for Human Rights Violations 13.12.2019 Truthout.com
An activist yells during a protest
By ignoring the persecution of environmental defenders in Chile and elsewhere the UN is setting a dangerous precedent.
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Polluting Companies Are Sponsoring COP25 Talks in Exchange for Tax Breaks 12.12.2019 Truthout.com
Big polluters are to blame for slow progress in the annual UN climate negotiations in Madrid, Spain, say ...
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Greta Thunberg slams ‘misleading’ climate pledges at chaotic UN summit 11.12.2019 Raw Story
Swedish activist Greta Thunberg on Wednesday accused wealthier nations of inventing ways to avoid slashing their greenhouse gas emissions, branding their climate action “misleading” at a summit in Madrid disrupted by clashes between youth activists and security. The UN climate forum tasked with saving the world from runaway global warming has become an “opportunity for […]
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Climate pledges ‘misleading’, Greta Thunberg tells UN meeting 11.12.2019 Raw Story
Swedish activist Greta Thunberg on Wednesday accused wealthier nations of inventing ways to avoid slashing their greenhouse gas emissions, branding their climate action “misleading” at a summit in Madrid. The UN climate forum tasked with saving the world from runaway global warming has become an “opportunity for countries to negociate loopholes and to avoid raising […]
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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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As the US rolls back its climate change policies, China is positioned to lead 12.9.2019 Raw Story
As the effects of climate change become more widespread and alarming, U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres has called on nations to step up their plans for cutting greenhouse gas emissions. Every country has a part to play, but if the world’s largest emitters fail to meet their commitments, the goal of holding global warming to a […]
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Climate Alarmist Barbra Streisand Flies Her Dogs 10,000 Miles for Performance 11.7.2019 NewsBusters
How big of a carbon footprint does a dog flying 10,000 miles roundtrip leave? Well, multiply that three times and that is the carbon footprint left by the three dogs (two of them cloned) belonging to Barbra Streisand who deemed it essential that her three fluffy pooches had to be in attendance when she gave a song performance at London's Hyde Park on Sunday. ...
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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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Carbon Credits for Forest Preservation May Be Worse Than Nothing 25.5.2019 Truthout.com
There's no evidence that carbon credts have — or will — deliver the climate benefit they promise.
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Why carbon credits for forest preservation may be worse than nothing 23.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The hunger for these offsets is blinding us to the mounting pile of evidence that they haven't -- and won't -- deliver the climate benefit they promise.
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Want Clean Air? Let’s Talk Climate Change. 28.12.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. For years, air quality and climate change have been like star-crossed lovers—inextricably linked, but never quite finding their way to each other in environmental policy and dialogue. Well in 2018, the two finally got hot and heavy thanks to several landmark reports and climate […]
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'Green News Report' - December 18, 2018 19.12.2018 BradBlog
IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Scandal-plagued Trump Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is out; United Nations COP24 climate talks make progress on the Paris Agreement 'rule book'; Youth climate activists ratchet up the pressure; PLUS: Companies jump at U.S. offshore wind lease sale, shattering all previous records... All that and more in ...
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Nations at U.N. climate talks back universal emissions rules 16.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
After two weeks of bruising negotiations, officials from almost 200 countries agreed Saturday on universal, transparent rules that will govern efforts to cut emissions and curb global warming.
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Americans got to vote on lots of energy measures in 2018 – and mostly rejected them 9.11.2018 Raw Story

Americans in at least seven states voted on ballot initiatives during the 2018 midterm elections. These measures targeted everything from raising targets for the share of electricity drawn from renewable energy to charging a tax on carbon emissions. Campaigns to defeat these initiatives related to e...

The post Americans got to vote on lots of energy measures in 2018 – and mostly rejected them appeared first on Raw Story.

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