User: newstrust Topic: Global Warming
Category: Greenhouse Gases
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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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Editorial: Sea levels are rising. California needs to get serious about the problem 12.12.2019 LA Times: Opinion

California has been a leader in reducing carbon emissions but is woefully behind in preparing for rising sea levels.

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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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Opinion: Scientists suggest fertility control as a way to combat climate change. Now that's alarming 11.12.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Suggesting family planning is a climate change solution imperils reproductive autonomy and distracts from holding rich countries and corporations accountable.

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Exxon wins New York climate change case 11.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
New York's Attorney General argued that the oil giant misled shareholders about the financial risks from climate change.
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The Climate Emergency Has Already Begun as Earth Systems Collapse 7.12.2019 Truthout.com
Reducing or ceasing emissions is no longer enough; we must remove the greenhouse gases already in the ...
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Fossil fuel groups ‘destroying’ climate talks: NGOs 7.12.2019 Raw Story
Oil and gas groups were accused Saturday of seeking to influence climate talks in Madrid by paying millions in sponsorship and sending dozens of lobbyists to delay what scientists say is a necessary and rapid cut in fossil fuel use. A day after tens of thousands marched in the Spanish capital demanding climate action, seven […]
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Global Carbon Emissions Will Hit a Record High in 2019… Again. 5.12.2019 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in HuffPost and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Global carbon emissions will hit a record high once again in 2019, despite climate scientists warning louder than ever of impending environmental disaster, according to a study published Wednesday. The report, from a consortium of researchers as part […]
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Natural gas drives record CO2 emissions in 2019 4.12.2019 Raw Story
Global carbon emissions boosted by soaring natural gas use are set to hit record levels in 2019 despite a decline in coal consumption and a string of countries declaring a climate emergency, researchers said Wednesday. In its annual analysis of fossil fuel trends, the Global Carbon Project said CO2 emissions were on course to rise […]
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Carbon dioxide emissions are set to hit a record high this year (it’s not fine, but not hopeless) 4.12.2019 TechCrunch
Carbon dioxide emissions, one of the main contributors to the climate changes bringing extreme weather, rising oceans, and more frequent fires that have killed hundreds of Americans and cost the U.S. billions of dollars, are set to reach another record high in 2019. That’s the word from the Global Carbon Project, an initiative of researchers around […]
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Global carbon pollution continues to rise, but more slowly 4.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The world continues to increase the amount of heat-trapping carbon dioxide it pumps into the air, but it’s not rising as fast as in the previous couple years.
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Q&A: Carbon emissions will reach record high in 2019, thanks to the burning of fossil fuels 4.12.2019 LA Times: Science

It's a climate change milestone: The amount of carbon dioxide released by burning fossil fuels will hit 37 billion tons this year, setting another record high. A climate researcher discusses the latest findings.

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Democrats from Congress Tried to Reassure World Leaders at the UN Climate Summit 4.12.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by HuffPost and appears here as part of the Climate Desk.  House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other Democratic lawmakers assured world leaders at the United Nations climate conference in Madrid that the United States will continue to be a leader in combatting global climate change, despite backward steps by the Trump administration. “The […]
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The Next Generation of Children Will Be Affected by Climate Change Before They’re Even Born 3.12.2019 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in the Guardian and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Hot weather increases the risk of early childbirth, which in turn is linked to worse health and developmental outcomes for children, a major new study has found. The report could have fresh implications for the impact of global heating on […]
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Nancy Pelosi Vows To Cut Greenhouse Gases Without Trump 3.12.2019 Crooks Liars
A congressional delegation led by Nancy Pelosi told the UN climate conference in Madrid that the U.S. will take action on greenhouse gases and engage with other countries regardless of Trump’s rejection of international cooperation. Via The Guardian: Nancy Pelosi, the speaker of the House, struck a defiant stance on Monday, declaring: “Congress’s commitment to action on the climate crisis is iron-clad. This is a matter of public health, of clean air, of clean water, of our children, of the survival of our economies, of the prosperity of the world, of national security, justice and equality. We now must deliver deeper cuts in emissions.” Her rallying call came as developing countries accused the US president of “ecocide” and the UN secretary-general said the world’s biggest emitters were falling behind. Ministers and officials from more than 190 countries gathered in Madrid on Monday for the start of two weeks of talks aimed at ironing out technical details of the 2015 Paris agreement, which needs to be ...
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John Kerry's New 'World War Zero' Climate Coalition Likely to Achieve Just Zero 3.12.2019 NewsBusters
If the left’s ongoing conniptions on climate change haven’t proven hysterical enough, former Secretary of State John Kerry (D) decided to launch a bipartisan “World War Zero” coalition on climate ...
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Atlantic haven is a test bed for planet’s sickly oceans 3.12.2019 Raw Story
Clad in diving gear or oilskins and gumboots, a team of scientists and activists spent weeks in the South Atlantic, enduring storms and choppy seas to check up on a place almost no-one has heard of. Their mission: To monitor an underwater mountain for clues of global warming and plastic pollution — and vet the […]
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The UN Secretary General Says the Real Climate Leaders Are the World’s Youth 3.12.2019 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in the Guardian and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. António Guterres, the United Nations secretary general, contrasted the “leadership” and “mobilization” shown by the world’s youth on the climate emergency with the lack of action by governments, which were failing to keep up with the urgency of […]
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Walz forms climate 'subcabinet' to get MN back on track with emissions goals 3.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
The Climate Change Subcabinet is tasked with getting Minnesota back on track to meet greenhouse gas emission reduction goals set as part of the 2007 Next Generation Energy Act.
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