User: newstrust Topic: Global Warming
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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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After a Decade of Fracking, Billions of Dollars Lost and a Climate in Crisis 25.1.2020 Truthout.com
Today's climate impacts have been shaped heavily by actions taken during the last 10 years, particularly in the ...
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Federal Court Dismisses Youth Climate Lawsuit — But They’re Not Giving Up 24.1.2020 Truthout.com
Federal judges dismissed "Juliana v. U.S.," a lawsuit brought on behalf of 21 young people against the ...
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Trump’s Presidency Brings Us Closer to Midnight on the Doomsday Clock 24.1.2020 Truthout.com
Trump’s Presidency Brings Us Closer to Midnight on the Doomsday Clock
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Editorial: Would making Metro free for LAUSD students help raise a generation of public transit riders? 23.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The costs of providing free transit for students could be far outweighed by the benefits for ridership and the climate.

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MPCA estimates greenhouse gas emissions for Winona Co. dairy farm expansion 23.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
After Minnesota’s appeals court revoked a controversial permit for a proposed dairy farm expansion in Winona County, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency released a draft permit and an additional environmental review that shows the project’s potential impacts to the climate.
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Greta Thunberg Just Dropped a Truth Bomb in the Punchbowl at Davos 22.1.2020 Mother Jones
On the first day of this year’s World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland, executives from its 1000 member companies as well as politicians and other world leaders gathered to drum up solutions to the world’s most pressing problems, and pat themselves on the back for their progress in certain areas—like climate change. Into this […]
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Davos financiers pump $1.4 trillion into fossil fuels: Greenpeace 21.1.2020 Raw Story
Some of the world’s biggest banks, insurers and pension funds have collectively invested $1.4 trillion in fossil fuel companies since the Paris climate deal, Greenpeace said Tuesday at the start of the World Economic Forum in Davos. With the climate emergency expected to be front and centre at the annual summit of the world’s business […]
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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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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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The Netherlands Is Sinking and Here’s Why 19.1.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Undark and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. The Netherlands often stop to take selfies in front of one of the country’s more than 1,000 windmills. Afterward, they might taste one of the many varieties of cheese for which the nation is famous. But most are unaware […]
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U.S. court dismisses suit by youths over climate change 18.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A federal appeals court has dismissed a lawsuit by 21 young people who claimed the U.S. government's climate policy harms them and jeopardizes their future.
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5 Australian Fire Failures: Lessons for the World from a Climate Catastrophe 18.1.2020 Mother Jones
In August, 2018, when Scott Morrison became Australia’s 6th prime minister in 10 years, he presented himself as a responsible steward poised to bring continuity after a decade of leadership hiccups. To emphasize his willingness to take on the country’s most pressing issues, he evoked Bono: “When the history books are written, our age will […]
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Metro Denver residents drive more despite rise of transit services — hampering efforts to cut air pollution 17.1.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Metro Denver residents have been driving more, pumping tons of heat-trapping pollution into air that already violates health standards -- despite multiplying options over the past decade to ride trains, buses, bicycles, scooters and other alternatives.
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Microsoft pledges to remove from the atmosphere all the carbon it has ever emitted 17.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The tech giant, which says it has been "carbon neutral" for years, is vowing to go "carbon negative" — by cutting emissions, planting trees and investing in new carbon removal technology.
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Editorial: These are the hottest years in modern history and we're doing nothing about it 16.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The last two decades have been the warmest in modern history. Human activity is causing it, and we're doing too little to fix it.

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2019 was the 2nd-hottest year on record, according to NASA and NOAA 16.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Last year's data collected by the agencies is the latest confirmation that the Earth is steadily getting hotter. The planet is now almost 1 degree Celsius warmer than it was in the mid-20th century.
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UN warns more extreme weather ahead after hottest decade on record 16.1.2020 Raw Story
The past decade has been the hottest on record, the UN said Wednesday, warning that the higher temperatures were expected to fuel numerous extreme weather events in 2020 and beyond. The World Meteorological Organization, which based its findings on analysis of leading international datasets, said increases in global temperatures had already had dire consequences, pointing […]
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Shuttered Refinery in Philly Shows Climate Activists Cannot Ignore Labor 15.1.2020 Truthout.com
The Green New Deal must unite unions looking out for their members and climate organizers trying to stop fossil ...
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Australia’s Nightmare Fires Are on Track to Spew an Entire Year’s Worth of the Country’s Emissions 15.1.2020 Mother Jones
The bushfires raging for months across Australia have devastated communities and wildlife, but they pose another major but less visible threat—this one to the global fight against climate change. While the fires are made worse by climate change, they’re actually part of a disruptive and dangerous cycle: As trees and brush burn, they’re also releasing hundreds […]
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