User: newstrust Topic: Global Warming
Category: Greenhouse Gases
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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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It’s Time to Nationalize the Fossil Fuel Industry 26.6.2020 Truthout.com
We must institute public ownership of the fossil fuel industry to avert catastrophe, says economist Robert ...
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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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SoCalGas ramps up use of Aliso Canyon, site of worst gas leak in U.S. history 9.6.2020 LA Times: Environment

Gov. Gavin Newsom says he's committed to shutting down Aliso Canyon. But its use has skyrocketed since his election.

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As Amazonian Wildfire Season Approaches, We Must Protect the Vulnerable Forest 7.6.2020 Truthout.com
As Amazonian Wildfire Season Approaches, We Must Protect the Vulnerable Forest
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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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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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NYT Op-Ed: ‘Stop Eating Animals’ If You Care About Climate Change, Racial Justice and Working Poor 27.5.2020 NewsBusters
What is it with liberal outlets and their apparent virtue-signaling obsession with eliminating meat from our diets? The New York Times published a wacky op-ed headlined “The End of Meat Is Here.” In the sub-headline, author Jonathan Safran Foer grumbled that “If you care about the working poor, about racial justice, and about climate change, you have to stop eating animals.” [Emphasis added.] Only leftists like Foer would know how to make that nonsensical ...
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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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Climate change is turning Antarctica green, study finds 20.5.2020 Raw Story
Parts of the Antarctic Peninsula will change color as “green snow” caused by blooming algae is expected to spread with increases in global temperatures, research showed Wednesday. Although often considered devoid of plant life, Antarctica is home to several types of algae, which grow on slushy snow and suck carbon dioxide from the air. Researchers […]
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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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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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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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This Appalachian Collective Has Launched Its Own “Green Stimulus” 25.4.2020 Truthout.com
This Appalachian Collective Has Launched Its Own “Green Stimulus”
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Is Carbon Capture and Storage a Climate Solution or a Pyramid Scheme? 24.4.2020 Truthout.com
Despite billions invested, the current carbon capture rate is far behind what’s needed to meet global emissions ...
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NBC Joins Effort By Left-Wing ‘Journalists’ to Push Climate Activism 22.4.2020 NewsBusters
Just days after he told Parade magazine that his environmental coverage was “not political,” on Wednesday’s Today show, weatherman Al Roker excitedly announced that NBC News would be joining a push by left-wing “journalists” to preach climate ...
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