User: newstrust Topic: Global Warming
Category: Greenhouse Gases
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Amanpour Lets Jane Fonda Tout Climate Alarmism, Inspired by Thunberg 16.10.2019 NewsBusters
On Monday's Amanpour and Company on PBS, host Christiane Amanpour gave liberal actress Jane Fonda a forum to promote her alarmist views on global warming, picking up on the veteran political activist's recent push to hold a weekly protest outside the U.S. Capitol on the issue. The liberal activist railed against the fossil fuel industry, fearmongered about there allegedly being only a decade left in which to cut carbon dioxide emissions, and complained that American "individualism" is a ...
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Opinion: California's clear-cutting project in the Rim fire area is setting up the region for another tragedy 14.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Gov. Newsom's clear-cutting project in the Rim fire region increases the risk of fire and threatens California's climate and communities.

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Google Has Made Some Generous Contributions to Climate Change Deniers 13.10.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by The Guardian and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Google has made “substantial” contributions to some of the most notorious climate deniers in Washington despite its insistence that it supports political action on the climate crisis. Among hundreds of groups the company has listed on its website as beneficiaries […]
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PG&E Was Once Part of the Climate-Denial Machine That Helped Fuel California’s Blackout Crisis 11.10.2019 Mother Jones
Rather than take the chance that its downed power lines would spark another blaze like last year’s Camp Fire, Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E), the largest utility in California, shut off the power for more than 600,000 of its 16 million customers this week. Climate change has helped wildfires spread far and wide and lengthened […]
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Climate Change Is Killing Your Low-Carb Diet 11.10.2019 Mother Jones
Of all the insults climate change hurls at our food supply—from more severe droughts and floods in key agriculture regions to declining yields of staple crops—the most insidious may involve a steady decline in the quality of all the plants we eat.  That’s the startling message of a growing weight of research led by Irakli […]
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In Minnesota, a new push to fight climate change — and make money — from forests 10.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Programs that pay landowners to keep carbon sequestered in forests are beginning to spread, now that California has a cap and trade system designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Some say Minnesota should be a bigger player in the carbon offset market.
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Editorial: Fighting climate change globally takes political courage at home, Mayor Garcetti 10.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Kudos to L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti for taking on climate change on the global stage. Now let's see some results on the ground in Los Angeles.

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Colorado senator who said climate is changing for the better invited to discuss climate policy at CU Boulder 8.10.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
A state senator who earlier this year claimed climate change is happening "in reverse" and "the planet is a thing that heals itself" has been invited to hold a public discussion on climate policy at the University of Colorado Boulder this week.
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Editorial: It was a terrible idea to build a new freeway in Los Angeles County. Now it's on hold for good 6.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

No, California should not plow new highways to far-flung subdivisions when the state is trying to convince people to drive less to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions responsible for global warming.

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Report shows ‘stunning and dramatic’ scenes of thawing permafrost in Siberia that ‘leaves millions on unstable ground’ 5.10.2019 Raw Story
“Rivers are rising and running faster, and entire neighborhoods are falling into them.” The latest installment in a Washington Post series on “hot zones” around the world that are already enduring “extreme climate change” focuses on the federal Russian republic in eastern Siberia called Yakutia, part of which “has warmed by more than 3 degrees Celsius since preindustrial times—roughly triple the […]
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Facebook Promises to Stop Fact-Checking, Suppressing Opinions 2.10.2019 NewsBusters
Facebook is once more attempting to be seen as neutral, with a new decision about fact-checking. And the left isn’t happy about it. The social media giant will no longer fact-check opinion pieces and satire on its platform, according to the Wall Street ...
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The one word nobody wanted to say at the UN Climate Action Summit 2.10.2019 Raw Story
The leaders of more than 70 countries have made a promise that sounds nothing short of revolutionary. By 2050, they say they will reach “net zero,” putting no more carbon dioxide into the atmosphere than can be somehow canceled out. While the net zero buzzword was as ubiquitous at last week’s United Nations Climate Action […]
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Opinion: When deciding what foods to eat for lunch, consider climate change 29.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Production of animal-based foods accounts for about two-thirds of agricultural carbon emissions.

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Bill Maher Slams Climate 'Deniers' as 'Lousy Parents,' Lauds Thunberg 28.9.2019 NewsBusters
On Friday's Real Time show, liberal comedian Bill Maher and his panel of mostly liberals promoted global warming alarmism with Commentary magazine's Noah Rothman as the only guest who argued against climate hysteria from a right-leaning point of view. Maher declared that climate change "deniers" who have children are "lousy parents" for not wanting to adopt left-wing proposals to react to climate change, and at one point, while complaining about Republicans "getting away with murder," was clearly also hinting at "murder" literally as ...
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Climate curious: What are the best carbon-capturing trees to plant? 27.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Our expert says: All trees are helpful in mitigating the effects of climate change, so it’s best to plant a variety to build resilience in your tree cover.
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California Sues To Block Trump From Revoking Its Clean Air Act Waiver 25.9.2019 Outside the Beltway
California, joined by 22 other states and jurisdictions, is suing to block the Administration's efforts to revoke the state's waiver to impose tougher clean air regulations.
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Climate change is devastating oceans and Earth’s frozen spaces in ways that directly threaten a large slice of humanity 25.9.2019 Raw Story
Two days after a climate summit failed to deliver game-changing pledges to slash carbon emissions, the United Nations warned Wednesday that global warming is devastating oceans and Earth’s frozen spaces in ways that directly threaten a large slice of humanity. Crumbling ice sheets, rising seas, melting glaciers, ocean dead zones, toxic algae blooms — a […]
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The oceans are taking a beating under climate change, U.N. report warns 25.9.2019 LA Times: Environment

The planet is literally in hot water and that will have dire consequences for humanity, warns a new IPCC report on the state of the world's oceans and ice.

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Editorial: At the U.N. climate summit, children lead while the world's politicians act like children 24.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Despite Greta Thunberg's advocacy, the U.N. climate summit fell short of pledging emissions rollbacks to avoid the worst impacts of global warming.

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CBS Claims Radical Climate Teen ‘Stares Down’ Trump, She Was Behind Him 24.9.2019 NewsBusters
Of course, the liberal media heaped praise onto the teenage prop their fearmongering had driven to hysterics. Radical climate activist Greta Thunberg threw a temper tantrum at the United Nations on Monday where she claimed the world ruined her childhood, threatened her opponents, and made faces at President Trump’s back. It was that later action that CBS Evening News falsely suggested was some sort of faceoff with Trump that had him backing ...
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