User: newstrust Topic: Global Warming
Category: Emissions
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House Democrats’ climate plan would end greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 1.7.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
House Democrats on Tuesday unveiled a plan to address climate change that would set a goal of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, while pushing renewable energy such as wind and solar power and addressing environmental contamination that disproportionately harms low-income and minority communities.
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Editorial: Goodbye, diesel exhaust. California adopts nation's first zero-emission truck rule 26.6.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The rule is among the most ambitious efforts in the world to replace dirty diesel trucks with electric and other zero-emission vehicles.

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Now that’s how you hold a Bible: Pope Francis calls for fossil fuel divestment to serve planet and the common good 19.6.2020 Raw Story
“The Vatican’s call for divestment is a breath of hope in times when faith is more needed than ever,” said 350.org co-founder Bill McKibben. “It is a powerful statement that attempting to profit off the destruction of the planet is plainly and simply immoral and unethical.” A new 226-page document issued by the Vatican on […]
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As CO2 Levels Hit New High, Earth Experiences Its Hottest May on Record 6.6.2020 Truthout.com
As CO2 Levels Hit New High, Earth Experiences Its Hottest May on Record
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Siberia 10C hotter in warmest May on record: EU 5.6.2020 Raw Story
Temperatures soared 10 degrees Celsius above average last month in Siberia, home to much of Earth’s permafrost, as the world experienced its hottest May on record, the European Union’s climate monitoring network said Friday. The Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S) said May 2020 was 0.68C warmer than the average May from 1981 to 2010, with […]
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Four More Years of Donald Trump Could Delay Global Emissions Cuts by 10 Years 1.6.2020 Truthout.com
Trump’s call to step back from international climate action endangers any prospect of hitting global emissions ...
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Opinion: California sues, again, to protect the planet from the Trump administration 28.5.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The Trump administration's rush to roll back the nation's clean-car standards may have made California Atty. Gen. Xavier Becerra's job a lot easier.

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Colorado joins 22 other states in launching legal fight against Trump rollback of fuel-efficiency standards 28.5.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser and counterparts in 22 other states on Wednesday filed a lawsuit aimed at killing the Trump administration's rollback of fuel-efficiency standards for reducing climate-warming gases and other harmful air pollution from vehicle tailpipes.
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Praising Emissions Reductions Due to Coronavirus Plays Into Right-Wing Strategy 25.5.2020 Truthout.com
The right wants to equate any climate action with suffering, a loss of "freedom" or an attack on ...
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Letters to the Editor: Are anti-fossil fuel UC students ready to dump air conditioning and gas heating? 22.5.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Now that the UC system has divested fully from fossil fuels, will it also require the personal sacrifices to fight climate change?

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COVID-19 offers lesson on risk of ignoring climate change 22.5.2020 Raw Story
The coronavirus offers important lessons on the need to reduce the threat of climate change.For starters, we’ve learned there is a heavy price to be paid for ignoring repeated warnings from scientists with expertise in their field of study.Researchers at the Global Carbon Project on Tuesday published a report revealing that the Earth can expect […]
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MSNBC’s Tur Touts Climate as ‘Positive Consequence of the Pandemic’ 21.5.2020 NewsBusters
On Wednesday afternoon, MSNBC anchor Katy Tur touted the “drop in pollution”as a “positive consequence of the pandemic” that has killed hundreds of thousands of people around the world and left tens of millions unemployed. Talking to Penn State University professor and climate activist Michael Mann, she hoped Americans would seize on this “unique” “opportunity” to “change our ...
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Top 14: Celebrating the ‘Silver Linings’ of the Pandemic 19.5.2020 NewsBusters
The following are the Top 14 worst examples of liberal media types discovering the “bright spot” of the coronavirus crisis:   
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America has lost 600,000 clean energy jobs. Here are ideas for bringing them back 13.5.2020 LA Times: Health

Public investment could help reverse the job losses while also reducing pollution and fighting climate change, experts say.

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The Green New Deal Is the Key to Ending Forever Wars 8.5.2020 Truthout.com
Converting the energy grid to 100 percent renewables would cost $1.9 trillion less than the Iraq and Afghanistan ...
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Tunnel Vision: Lessons in the Impermanence of Permafrost 3.5.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Undark and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. To enter the Fox permafrost tunnel—one of the only places in the world dedicated to the firsthand scientific study of the mix of dirt and ice that covers much of the planet’s far northern latitudes—you must don a […]
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Is a Post-Pandemic World the Beginning of the End for Oil? 28.4.2020 Truthout.com
The still-raging pandemic is forcing dramatic shifts in the way we consume energy -- and many changes may ...
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US Oil and Gas Methane Emissions Are 15 Percent Higher Than We Thought 27.4.2020 Truthout.com
US Oil and Gas Methane Emissions Are 15 Percent Higher Than We Thought
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The climate crisis solution no one is talking about 27.4.2020 Raw Story
Both our economy and the environment are in crisis. Wealth is concentrated in the hands of a few while the majority of Americans struggle to get by. The climate crisis is worsening inequality, as those who are most economically vulnerable bear the brunt of flooding, fires, and disruptions of supplies of food, water, and power. […]
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MSNBC Gives Michael Moore a Forum to Connect Climate to Corona 'Warning' 27.4.2020 NewsBusters
On Sunday's Velshi show, MSNBC host Ali Velshi provided liberal film makers Michael Moore and Jeff Gibbs a forum to plug their new film, Planet of the Humans, which promotes an alarmist view that humans are damaging the planet, and actually hits environmental groups from the left, charging that they do not go far enough. Moore suggested that the coronavirus pandemic is a "warning from Mother Nature" that "our behavior is not appreciated," and pushed for less energy consumption. Gibbs warned that "perpetual economic growth" is "essentially ...
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