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Imagining a New Social Order: Noam Chomsky and Robert Pollin in Conversation 19.11.2017 Truthout.com
Noam Chomsky and Robert Pollin discuss how the left can save the US from neoliberal excesses. (Image: Jared Rodriguez / Truthout ) In a time of deep political, social and economic uncertainty for everyone (except the ultra-rich), Noam Chomsky and Robert Pollin provide some theoretical and practical guidance for the left. This Truthout interview is an effort to help reimagine a realistic social order in an age when the old order is dying but the new has yet to be born. Noam Chomsky and Robert Pollin discuss how the left can save the US from neoliberal excesses. (Image: Jared Rodriguez / Truthout ) This story could not have been published without the support of readers like you. Click here to make a tax-deductible donation to Truthout and fund more stories like it! We live in an age of illegitimate neoliberal hegemony and soaring political uncertainty. The evidence is all around: citizen disillusionment over mainstream political parties and the traditional conservative-liberal divide, massive inequality, ...
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Scientists aim to fight climate change with super plants 18.11.2017 LA Times: Science
The Salk Institute in La Jolla is launching a scientific initiative to develop new types of crops that can help fight climate change.
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UN, climate change and killer smog 17.11.2017 The Moderate Voice

The urgency of advancing more quickly on the United Nations agenda for anti-pollution and climate change is illustrated again by the impenetrable killer smog currently blanketing northern India and large chunks of Pakistan. President Donald Trump’s low-level delegation to the ongoing United Nations climate change conference in Bonn, Germany, was mocked and jeered by protestors [...]

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A Small Town in Pennsylvania Has Been Ripped Apart by a New Gas Plant 17.11.2017 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by the Center for Public Integrity in collaboration with StateImpact Pennsylvania.  The biggest new natural-gas power plant in a state awash with them is taking shape on a mountain ridge overlooking the community it cleaved apart. First came questions about pollution and property values. Lawyers and public-records requests followed. Now […]
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Climate nemesis, carbon, could become valuable resource 17.11.2017 AP Business
ESSEN, Germany (AP) -- On a dreary November morning, a small party of visitors from around the world boards a boat for an hour-long ride around what was once one of the most polluted waters in the Ruhr valley....
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Rising greenhouse gas emissions in 2017 surprise some 17.11.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Tracking corporate greenhouse gas emissions.
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Trump's environmental rollbacks hit California hard, despite Sacramento's resistance 16.11.2017 LA Times: Nation

When 50,000 acre-feet of water went gushing out of the Sacramento River last month, it fast became a test of California’s ability to protect its environmental policies from an increasingly hostile Trump administration.

The episode proved humbling.

Heeding the calls of big agriculture interests...

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Will Washington State Pass the Nation’s First Carbon Tax? 16.11.2017 Mother Jones
Last November, some environmentalists in Washington state went to the polls hoping voters would back an initiative creating the nation’s first tax on carbon pollution. Initiative 732 went down to defeat as the country’s attention focused on Donald Trump’s shocking electoral college win. But now, one year later and buoyed by the Democrats’ pick up […]
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Sen. Murkowski advocates for Alaska drilling measure 16.11.2017 Washington Post: Politics
Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) spoke on Nov. 16 in favor of opening part of northwest Alaska for oil drilling. Conservationist advocates and Democrats oppose the measure.
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Pope rebukes climate deniers as ‘perverse’ in Bonn message 16.11.2017 Washington Post: World
Pope Francis on Thursday rebuked those who deny the science behind global warming and urged negotiators at climate talks in Germany to avoid falling prey to such “perverse attitudes” and instead accelerate efforts to curb greenhouse gas emissions.
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Trump's environmental rollbacks hit California hard, despite Sacramento's resistance 16.11.2017 LA Times: Commentary

When 50,000 acre-feet of water went gushing out of the Sacramento River last month, it fast became a test of California’s ability to protect its environmental policies from an increasingly hostile Trump administration.

The episode proved humbling.

Heeding the calls of big agriculture interests...

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Climate One: Aligning profits with the planet 15.11.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
Is a win for the environment a loss for the economy?
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The Latest: Marshal Islands urges Merkel to halt coal use 15.11.2017 Washington Post: World
The Latest on the global climate talks taking place in Germany (all times local):
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Here’s What Climate Change Is Doing to the West 14.11.2017 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by High Country News and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  The complexity of climate change means it’s hard to trace simple lines from cause to effect in daily life, much less plan for the future. That’s one reason the federal government updates its National Climate Assessment every four years—to provide […]
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Microsoft pledges to curb carbon emissions despite growth 14.11.2017 Washington Post: World
Microsoft says it aims to cut carbon emissions generated from its operations by 75 percent by 2030, from 2013 levels.
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The Energy 202: With Chris Christie gone, wind energy may pick up speed in New Jersey 13.11.2017 Washington Post
The Energy 202: With Chris Christie gone, wind energy may pick up speed in New Jersey
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These people think Trump is too liberal on climate 13.11.2017 Washington Post
These people think Trump is too liberal on climate
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The Latest: Campaigners say new figures are climate warning 13.11.2017 Washington Post: World
The Latest on climate talks taking place in Germany (all times local):
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Fossil fuel emissions projected to reach an all-time high in 2017 - dashing hopes of progress 13.11.2017 Washington Post
Scientists thought global carbon emissions had flatlined. No such luck.
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US cities, states defy Trump, still back Paris climate deal 12.11.2017 AP Business
BONN, Germany (AP) -- A group of U.S. states, cities, businesses and universities said Saturday they are still committed to curbing global warming even as U.S. President Donald Trump's administration is walking away from the Paris climate accord....
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