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The 19th-Century Tumult Over Climate Change – and Why It Matters Today 23.9.2018 Truthout.com
To translate knowledge into action, the solution may lie in a return to scientific pluralism.

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Defining 'Disaster' One Year After Maria and One Week After Florence: 'BradCast' 9/20/2018 21.9.2018 BradBlog
On today's BradCast: While much of the media have turned away from the continuing -- and, in some cases, worsening -- disaster following Hurricane Florence in the Carolinas in order to focus on the fight over the U.S. Supreme Court (which we cover as well today), flood waters continue to ...
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Fox News Climate Denier: News Outlets Using Science Are 'Practicing Medieval Witchcraft' 19.9.2018 Crooks Liars
To Attack Sen. Elizabeth Warren's newly proposed legislation that would make public companies disclose risks to their business posed by climate change, Fox & Friends brought out a non-scientist climate denier to claim Warren will sue companies for causing "bad weather." And then he called scientific research witchcraft from the Middle Ages to defend his global warming denier friends. The entire scientific community constantly calls Climate Change a real and present danger, but well-funded carnival barkers like Marc Morano thrive in conservative circles. He's a man with no background in science, who doxxes the scientific community and is proud of it and was one of the first to promote the Swift-boating of John Kerry . But to Fox and Friends that makes him an ...
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Like Hurricane Florence, Climate Policy Has Also Dangerously Stalled 19.9.2018 Truthout.com
Like meteorological stalls, climate policy stalls can be costly, dangerous and even life-threatening.

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As the Biosphere Dies, So Do We: Using the Power of Nature to Heal the Planet 17.9.2018 Truthout.com
Some experts believe it is essential to sequester atmospheric carbon dioxide via natural processes.

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What The World Needs Now To Fight Climate Change: More Swamps 15.9.2018 Crooks Liars
William Moomaw , Tufts University ; Gillian Davies , Tufts University , and Max Finlayson , Charles Sturt University “Drain the swamp” has long meant getting rid of something distasteful. Actually, the world needs more swamps – and bogs , fens , marshes and other types of wetlands . These are some of the most diverse and productive ecosystems on Earth. They also are underrated but irreplaceable tools for slowing the pace of climate change and protecting our communities from storms and ...
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'Green News Report' - September 13, 2018 14.9.2018 BradBlog
IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Officials warn Hurricane Florence could knock out power and other essential services for weeks; 10 million people are also in the path of Super Typhoon Mangkhut; Trump Administration diverted $10 million from FEMA and gave it to ICE; Trump EPA moves to make it easier for ...
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Trump Lights the Fuse on a Deadly Methane Bomb 13.9.2018 Truthout.com
Take everything happening now and increase it by an order of magnitude.

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'Green News Report' - September 11, 2018 11.9.2018 BradBlog
IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Powerful Hurricane Florence takes aim at the U.S. East Coast; Hawaii braces for its second major storm in two weeks; Brand new pipeline explodes in Pennsylvania; PLUS: California blazes new path of action to fight climate change... All that and more in today's Green News Report! Celebrating ...
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Neoliberal Fascism and the Twilight of the Social 5.9.2018 Truthout.com
Trump’s discourse and policies are a profound attack on social solidarity and the bonds of social obligation.

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Will John McCain be the last Republican leader in the Senate to address climate change 29.8.2018 The Moderate Voice

Tim Profeta, Duke University “He was just doing his job.” When I asked a longtime staffer to Sen. John McCain why the senator battled to address climate change in the early 2000s, that was his answer. A simple answer, but one essential to understanding how McCain led those early efforts to combat the challenge when […]

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How Teachers Built A Shallow Society 27.8.2018 Commentary – The Navhind Times
Nandkumar M Kamat Self righteous teachers alienated from realities of knowledge around us build an alienated generation disconnected from dynamics of a changing world. As a guest speaker last year in a reputed institution I was aghast that very few students had visited three important institutions, store houses stimulating knowledge, located within just 300 meters ...
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Shell Took 16 Years to Warn Shareholders of Climate Risks 26.8.2018 Truthout.com
Shell started commissioning research on fossil fuels and climate change as early as 1981.

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Will Climate Change Make Family Separations the Norm? 25.8.2018 Truthout.com
As climate disruption escalates, the fight over resources will exacerbate the displacement and separation of people.

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Manure to fuel? CenterPoint wants to sell you 'renewable' natural gas 24.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The utility submitted plans Thursday for a pilot program to sell renewable natural gas. It would be one of the country's first such programs if state regulators sign off on it.
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Some of the oldest ice in the Arctic is now breaking apart 24.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A huge pack of floating ice along the northern Greenland coastline is breaking up and drifting apart into the Arctic Ocean — another consequence, scientists say, of global warming caused by the buildup of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere.
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Jeff Johnson's climate policy: do nothing 24.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
The Republican gubernatorial candidate's views on climate change came to light in a recent debate here he suggested efforts to combat global warming wouldn't do any good.
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Trump’s Coal-Friendly EPA Rule Is an All-Out Assault on Our Climate 22.8.2018 Truthout.com
The new rule rolls back restrictions on greenhouse gas emissions, enables states to set their own standards.

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'Green News Report' - August 21, 2018 21.8.2018 BradBlog
IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Trump's move to replace Obama's Clean Power Plan will increase global warming and air pollution; Australia's conservative government abandons its climate emissions targets; Kerala, India grapples with catastrophic flooding; PLUS: Interior Department cancels plan to sell off land stripped from national monument -- for now... All ...
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Trump moves to let states regulate coal plant emissions 21.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The Trump administration is proposing to substantially weaken President Obama's signature rule on climate change. It would give states more power to regulate carbon emissions from coal plants.
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