User: newstrust Topic: Global Warming
Category: Greenhouse Gases
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Colorado’s tougher approach to oil and gas moves into House as Democratic lawmakers weigh climate change push 19.3.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
State lawmakers' attempt to re-focus Colorado's regulation of the $10 billion fossil-fuel industry advanced Monday with scores of supporters and opponents packing a first committee hearing in the House on the proposed oil and gas legislation.
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Beto O’Rourke is right on climate, and the AP ‘fact-check’ is wrong 19.3.2019 The Atlantic - Matthew Ygblesias
Speaking to an Iowa audience about the threat of climate change last week, Democratic presidential contender Beto O’Rourke said, “we have no more than 12 years to take incredibly bold action on this crisis.” Associated Press fact checkers described his remarks as “faux facts” in an analysis published over the weekend, saying he “misrepresented the […]
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MSNBC Claims Skeptics of Green Deal 'Don't Understand Math,' Are Like Those Who Believe 'Aliens Live Among Us' 16.3.2019 NewsBusters
MSNBC hosts Ali Velshi and Stephanie Ruhle devoted the end of their 1pm EST hour Friday to hyping a climate change alarmist book, The Uninhabitable Earth, by New York magazine’s David Wallace Wells. As the hosts complained about Americans who weren’t on board with the climate change agenda, Wells assured them that “deniers” were as easy to dismiss as kooky people who believed aliens had invaded ...
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A Climate Change Scientist Answers Common Questions 15.3.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
From the single best thing you can do to help the climate, to how long the planet is going to last.
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Students around the world begin climate change walkout 15.3.2019 Raw Story

A global day of student protests aimed at spurring world leaders into action on climate change to protect the planet for future generations kicked off in Australia and New Zealand Friday. Thousands of youths marched in Wellington carrying placards reading “Time’s Melting Away” and ...

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MSNBC’s Velshi Defends Massive Cost of Green New Deal: ‘We’ll Save Planet Earth’ 15.3.2019 NewsBusters
Talking to one the liberal architects of the Green New Deal Wednesday afternoon, MSNBC anchor Ali Velshi raised, and then dismissed, the massive cost of the radical climate change plan by claiming that “maybe we’ll save planet Earth for our children and our grandchildren.” Scolding critics of the plan in a follow-up question, he argued that it was “ridiculous that we’re wrecking the ...
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Oil companies calling for methane regulations are part of lobbying group that opposes them 14.3.2019 The Atlantic - Matthew Ygblesias
Several of the world’s biggest oil companies are voicing their support for federal regulations on methane emissions, even as the trade association lobbying on their behalf continues to back the Trump administration’s efforts to weaken those rules. Oil giants, including Shell and ExxonMobil, said this week that they oppose the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) efforts […]
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'Green News Report' - March 14, 2019 14.3.2019 BradBlog
IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: GAO report warns Trump Administration's climate policy rollbacks will waste billions in taxpayer dollars; Experts warn repeal of air pollution standards could increase autism; Climate change is already eroding coastal property values; PLUS: Is climate activism pushing a shift in the fossil fuel industry?... All that ...
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In midst of an oil boom, New Mexico sets bold new climate goals 13.3.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
New Mexico lawmakers passed a bill this week mandating state utilities use 100 percent renewable energy by 2045. Meanwhile, oil production in the southeast corner of the state is breaking records.
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We Need a President Who Will Support The Green New Deal 13.3.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
We know based on his years of abject ignorance and science denial that Trump is not going to rise to that challenge.
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Trump’s Climate Denial Gets More Ridiculous By The Day 13.3.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The president is embracing climate change deniers so hardcore it would be comical if it weren't tragic.
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Edison CEO talks wildfires, climate change and the utility's vanishing monopoly 13.3.2019 LA Times: Commentary

These days, Pedro Pizarro spends a lot of time fighting fires.

Pizarro is president and chief executive of Edison International, parent company of Southern California Edison, which provides electricity to 15 million people. Unlike Pacific Gas & Electric — which could face tens of billions of dollars...

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BP CEO tells oil industry they must ‘talk’ to officials who support the ‘Green New Deal’ 13.3.2019 Raw Story

The oil industry should engage with proponents of the “Green New Deal,” a Democratic initiative seeking to radically reduce U.S. dependence on fossil fuels, BP Chief Executive Officer Bob Dudley said on Tuesday. Dudley made the rare foray into U.S. politics in a keynote speech at the largest U.S. an...

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Greenpeace Condemns Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Criticisms 13.3.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"He is a paid lobbyist, not an independent source," Greenpeace warned.
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Trump cited an alleged Greenpeace ‘founder’ to attack climate change as ‘fake science’ — but Greenpeace just fired back 13.3.2019 Raw Story

Greenpeace responded Tuesday to President Donald Trump’s endorsement of a Fox News guest’s outrageous attack on climate change science — a guest who happens to claim he was a founder of Greenpeace. The tweet was posted Tuesday morning in response to an appearance of Patrick Moore on &#82...

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Trump Shares Fox News Guest's Climate Change Denial 12.3.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"There is no climate crisis, there’s weather and climate all around the world, and in fact carbon dioxide is the main building block of all life," Patrick Moore said as a guest on 'Fox & Friends' on Tuesday.
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Trump gets smacked down for mindlessly parroting bogus Fox & Friends report denying climate crisis 12.3.2019 Raw Story

President Donald Trump on Tuesday recited a bogus report from “Fox & Friends” that claimed that pumping unlimited amounts of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere is good for the environment. Specifically, Trump quoted a former Greenpeace official who has long since been disavowed by t...

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It's 2050 and this is how we stopped climate change 11.3.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Let's imagine that we've ended global warming. Humans no longer are releasing greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. Here's what life is like in a zero-carbon world.
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US and Canadian Oil Production Push the Planet’s Climate Goals Out of Reach 10.3.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by National Observer. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. A surge in US and Canadian oil production over the last decade has added the equivalent of “one Russia or one Saudi Arabia” to the markets—pushing the planet farther away from ever getting a grip on the pollution that is […]
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Clean electricity by 2050: Is it possible? 9.3.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
This week, Gov. Tim Walz announced a plan for making Minnesota's electricity entirely free from fossil fuels by 2050. What does it take to make that happen?
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