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Editorial: Enjoying the clean air? Trump weakens car emissions standards just when we need them the most 1.4.2020 LA Times: Opinion

It's especially galling that the Trump Administration chooses this very moment, in a pandemic, to rollback car emission standards.

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Obama suggests Trump team ‘denied warnings’ of deadly coronavirus pandemic 1.4.2020 Raw Story
Former US president Barack Obama took a veiled swipe Tuesday at his successor Donald Trump, chastising those who have “denied warnings” of a deadly coronavirus pandemic and cautioning against ignoring the consequences of climate change. The popular two-term Democrat took to social media as the Trump administration finalized a controversial rollback of Obama-era vehicle fuel […]
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Trump administration weakens auto emissions, rolling back key climate policy 1.4.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
The Trump administration is replacing Obama-era fuel economy standards with weaker ones that will allow for more air pollution. Groups are already lining up to challenge the new rule.
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Obama suggests Trump team ‘denied warnings’ of pandemic 31.3.2020 The Moderate Voice

Washington (AFP) – Former US president Barack Obama took a veiled swipe Tuesday at his successor Donald Trump, chastising those who have “denied warnings” of a deadly coronavirus pandemic and cautioning against ignoring the consequences of climate change.The popular two-term Democrat took to social media as the Trump administration finalized a controversial rollback of Obama-era […]

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Trump to announce his most disastrous environmental policy so far 31.3.2020 Raw Story
As the nation grapples with the coronavirus outbreak crisis, the Trump administration intends to further threaten public health and advance its attacks on environmental regulations with a new rule neutering Obama-era vehicle mileage standards, according to multiple news reports Monday. The administration is expected to announce the new rule Tuesday. The Obama administration in 2012 ordered automakers […]
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Coronavirus Shows Us What Our Future Could Look Like During Climate Crisis 29.3.2020 Truthout.com
COVID-19, like climate, isn’t just about a singular crisis -- it's about multiple crises unfolding all at ...
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The Deep Problem: Behind the Chaos 27.3.2020 The Moderate Voice

by Rebecca Ralston As we deal with our lives in that face of the corona virus crisis, it is hard to focus on the deeper problems that face us. We may be used to the chaos, corruption, and criminality in the Trump administration. They are but a reflection of an underlying problem. Since the 1970’s, […]

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Exxon Now Wants to Write the Regulatory Framework for Methane Emissions 24.3.2020 Truthout.com
Exxon spent decades misleading the public about its own findings on the impacts of burning fossil ...
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Editorial: Climate change is just as real as COVID-19. Now's the last, best chance for our government to treat it that way 23.3.2020 LA Times: Health

President Trump and Congress should keep climate change in mind as they prepare economic aid packages for businesses and industries.

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MSNBC's Velshi Wants to Push Climate Regulations Using Pandemic 23.3.2020 NewsBusters
On Sunday's Velshi show, one day after MSNBC host Ali Velshi recommended using the coronavirus pandemic to push for more welfare programs in the U.S. to fix capitalism, he devoted a segment to talking up the possibility of also using the deadly pandemic to pressure the airline and fossil fuel industries to adhere to more regulations to effect climate ...
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Letters to the Editor: The coronavirus offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity on climate change 22.3.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Air travel has been brought almost to a halt because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Here's how the public should seize the opportunity for climate change.

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California is a climate leader. But here's why it needs to move even faster 18.3.2020 LA Times: Business

Critics say the Public Utilities Commission is poised to keep emissions reductions chugging along at an unacceptably slow pace.

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How Siberian horses became an unlikely climate hero in the Arctic 17.3.2020 Raw Story
In the Arctic, the thawing permafrostpresents a huge risk to the environment. It is both caused by and contributing to climate change, releasing greenhouse gases into the atmosphere as temperatures warm.Surprisingly, herds of Siberian horses and other animals may hold the solution.New research conducted in Russia shows how Arctic creatures like horses, bison, and reindeercan […]
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Op-Ed: Coronavirus has something to teach us about how to save the planet — by staying put 14.3.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The pandemic is forcing a massive reduction of global air travel, which is exactly what's required if we are to defeat climate change.

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On PBS, Amanpour Finds Environmental 'Silver Lining' in Coronavirus Epidemic 12.3.2020 NewsBusters
On Monday's Amanpour & Co., PBS/CNN International host Christiane Amanpour echoed climate alarmists who have suggested that the Coronavirus has been good for the climate by depressing human activity as she suggested there has been a "silver lining" for the environment in China. The show also gave an unchallenged forum to climate alarmist and author Christiana Figueres, who made dire predictions about how difficult to inhabit the world will be in 2050 if carbon dioxide emissions are not cut in the next ...
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Joe Biden Pays Lip Service to Climate But Has Fallen Short on Action 12.3.2020 Truthout.com
If Biden is nominated, climate activists will face the challenge of persuading a moderate to do a revolutionary’s ...
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As Climate Crisis Fuels Earlier Rains, Southern Cities Face Inland Flooding 12.3.2020 Truthout.com
As Climate Crisis Fuels Earlier Rains, Southern Cities Face Inland Flooding
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Six-fold spike in polar ice loss lifts global oceans 12.3.2020 Raw Story
Greenland and Antarctica are shedding six times more ice than during the 1990s, driving sea level rise that could see annual flooding by 2100 in regions home today to some 400 million people, scientists have warned. The kilometres-thick ice sheets atop land masses at the planet’s extremities sloughed off 6.4 trillion tonnes of mass from […]
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UN: Last year was second-warmest and decade was hottest ever 11.3.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The U.N. weather agency says last year was the second warmest on record and the past decade was the hottest in human history. And it says January was the warmest January since 1850.
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Close to tipping point, Amazon could collapse in 50 years 11.3.2020 Raw Story
The Amazon rainforest is nearing a threshold which, once crossed, would see one of the world’s largest and richest ecosystems morph into arid savannah within half-a-century, scientists said Tuesday. Another major ecosystem, Caribbean coral reefs, could die off in only 15 years were it to pass its own point-of-no-return, the scientists reported in the journal […]
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