User: newstrust Topic: Global Warming
Category: Emissions
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Letters to the Editor: Coronavirus isn't the only thing threatening our lungs right now 2.4.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Of all times, the Trump administration is rolling back fuel economy standards during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Taiwan is donating 100,000 medical masks to Colorado, Sen. Cory Gardner says 2.4.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Taiwan has pledged to donate 100,000 masks to Colorado as part of a larger donation of medical equipment to the United States, a Colorado senator says.
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Editorial: Enjoying the clean air? Trump weakens car emissions standards just when we need them the most 1.4.2020 LA Times: Opinion

It's especially galling that the Trump Administration chooses this very moment, in a pandemic, to rollback car emission standards.

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Obama suggests Trump team ‘denied warnings’ of deadly coronavirus pandemic 1.4.2020 Raw Story
Former US president Barack Obama took a veiled swipe Tuesday at his successor Donald Trump, chastising those who have “denied warnings” of a deadly coronavirus pandemic and cautioning against ignoring the consequences of climate change. The popular two-term Democrat took to social media as the Trump administration finalized a controversial rollback of Obama-era vehicle fuel […]
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Trump administration weakens auto emissions, rolling back key climate policy 1.4.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
The Trump administration is replacing Obama-era fuel economy standards with weaker ones that will allow for more air pollution. Groups are already lining up to challenge the new rule.
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Obama suggests Trump team ‘denied warnings’ of pandemic 31.3.2020 The Moderate Voice

Washington (AFP) – Former US president Barack Obama took a veiled swipe Tuesday at his successor Donald Trump, chastising those who have “denied warnings” of a deadly coronavirus pandemic and cautioning against ignoring the consequences of climate change.The popular two-term Democrat took to social media as the Trump administration finalized a controversial rollback of Obama-era […]

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Trump rollback of mileage standards guts climate change push 31.3.2020 Denver Post: Local
President Donald Trump is poised to roll back ambitious Obama-era vehicle mileage standards and raise the ceiling on damaging fossil fuel emissions for years to come, gutting one of the United States' biggest efforts against climate change.
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Trump to announce his most disastrous environmental policy so far 31.3.2020 Raw Story
As the nation grapples with the coronavirus outbreak crisis, the Trump administration intends to further threaten public health and advance its attacks on environmental regulations with a new rule neutering Obama-era vehicle mileage standards, according to multiple news reports Monday. The administration is expected to announce the new rule Tuesday. The Obama administration in 2012 ordered automakers […]
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Coronavirus Shows Us What Our Future Could Look Like During Climate Crisis 29.3.2020 Truthout.com
COVID-19, like climate, isn’t just about a singular crisis -- it's about multiple crises unfolding all at ...
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California approves climate change target that critics say is far too weak 27.3.2020 LA Times: Environment

The slower pace to reduce emissions comes as construction of solar and wind farms could be slowed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Letters to the Editor: Coronavirus' lesson on climate change? Act now or face dire consequences 26.3.2020 LA Times: Health

South Korea acted early and aggressively against the coronavirus and now faces comparatively minimal disruption. We should take similar action on global warming.

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Here's what a coronavirus-like response to the climate crisis would look like 25.3.2020 LA Times: Health

We asked eight experts if the global mobilization to slow the pandemic might pave the way for climate action.

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Exxon Now Wants to Write the Regulatory Framework for Methane Emissions 24.3.2020 Truthout.com
Exxon spent decades misleading the public about its own findings on the impacts of burning fossil ...
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Liberal Outlets Tout Climate Change Silver Lining During Pandemic 23.3.2020 NewsBusters
Multiple liberal outlets have capitalized on the coronavirus outbreak to push climate change propaganda. The essential message: Hey, at least pollution is down. The New York Times, Bloomberg News and Axios all published stories touting how the quarantines, restrictions, social distancing policies and business shutdowns are helping climate and reducing pollution. ...
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Editorial: Climate change is just as real as COVID-19. Now's the last, best chance for our government to treat it that way 23.3.2020 LA Times: Health

President Trump and Congress should keep climate change in mind as they prepare economic aid packages for businesses and industries.

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MSNBC's Velshi Wants to Push Climate Regulations Using Pandemic 23.3.2020 NewsBusters
On Sunday's Velshi show, one day after MSNBC host Ali Velshi recommended using the coronavirus pandemic to push for more welfare programs in the U.S. to fix capitalism, he devoted a segment to talking up the possibility of also using the deadly pandemic to pressure the airline and fossil fuel industries to adhere to more regulations to effect climate ...
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Climate Science Deniers Are Also Downplaying COVID-19 Risks 22.3.2020 Truthout.com
Climate Science Deniers Are Also Downplaying COVID-19 Risks
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Letters to the Editor: The coronavirus offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity on climate change 22.3.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Air travel has been brought almost to a halt because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Here's how the public should seize the opportunity for climate change.

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The COVID-19 Pandemic Is a Crisis of Capitalism 20.3.2020 Truthout.com
The COVID-19 Pandemic Is a Crisis of Capitalism
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California is a climate leader. But here's why it needs to move even faster 18.3.2020 LA Times: Business

Critics say the Public Utilities Commission is poised to keep emissions reductions chugging along at an unacceptably slow pace.

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