User: newstrust Topic: Global Warming
Category: United Nations on Climate
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‘The most dangerous situation that humanity has ever faced’: Doomsday clock now 100 seconds to midnight 24.1.2020 Raw Story
Citing the worsening nuclear threat and inaction on the climate crisis, scientists issue a historic warning about the risk of global catastrophe. “The Doomsday Clock now stands at 100 seconds to midnight, the most dangerous situation that humanity has ever faced. Now is the time to come together—to unite and to act.” “Humanity continues to […]
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Davos financiers pump $1.4 trillion into fossil fuels: Greenpeace 21.1.2020 Raw Story
Some of the world’s biggest banks, insurers and pension funds have collectively invested $1.4 trillion in fossil fuel companies since the Paris climate deal, Greenpeace said Tuesday at the start of the World Economic Forum in Davos. With the climate emergency expected to be front and centre at the annual summit of the world’s business […]
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'You need to act now': Meet 4 girls working to save the warming world 20.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
"When we organize, we model the world we want to see," says teenager Xiye Bastida. Activist girls like Bastida have been especially visible in the fight against climate change.
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This Is Our Last Decade to Get Climate Right 18.1.2020 Truthout.com
In the climate talks to come, we need more youth, Indigenous, and civil society groups -- and fewer oil ...
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Relief as rain falls over Australian bushfires 16.1.2020 Raw Story
Heavy rain fell across parts of fire-ravaged eastern Australia on Thursday and more wet weather was forecast, giving some relief following months of catastrophic blazes fuelled by climate change. The fires, unprecedented for Australia in terms of duration and intensity, have claimed 28 lives and killed an estimated billion animals. Sustained hot weather and rare […]
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UN warns more extreme weather ahead after hottest decade on record 16.1.2020 Raw Story
The past decade has been the hottest on record, the UN said Wednesday, warning that the higher temperatures were expected to fuel numerous extreme weather events in 2020 and beyond. The World Meteorological Organization, which based its findings on analysis of leading international datasets, said increases in global temperatures had already had dire consequences, pointing […]
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Trump’s withered soul laid bare as he mindlessly jumps from one preposterous decision to the next 15.1.2020 Raw Story
There’s an old joke about how Richard Nixon was the kind of politician who’d cut down an endangered giant redwood, then climb on the stump and make a speech about conservation. Fast forward to 2020 and Donald Trump, who with every breath plunges Nixonian hypocrisy to heretofore unimagined depths: “I want clean air,” he declared […]
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New climate models suggest Paris goals may be out of reach 14.1.2020 Raw Story
New climate models show carbon dioxide is a more potent greenhouse gas than previously understood, a finding that could push the Paris treaty goals for capping global warming out of reach, scientists have told AFP. Developed in parallel by separate teams in half-a-dozen countries, the models — which will underpin revised UN temperature projections next […]
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Will Youth Climate Activists Be the Crucial Swing Vote in Iowa? 9.1.2020 Truthout.com
Will Youth Climate Activists Be the Crucial Swing Vote in Iowa?
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Climate change threatens Afghanistan’s crumbling heritage 9.1.2020 Raw Story
After bearing the brunt of jihadist dynamite and looting by thieves, the archaeological treasures of Afghanistan’s Bamiyan province are facing a new and possibly more daunting threat: climate change. Nestled in the heart of the Hindu Kush mountains, the Bamiyan valley’s picturesque cliffs — where centuries-old Buddha statues were destroyed by the Taliban in 2001 […]
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Grim and hopeful global trends to watch in 2020 — and fold into a zine 3.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
There's cause for pessimism and optimism in the year ahead as our expert sources share their predictions. Plus: Print and fold your own global trends zine.
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Letters to the Editor: Why a carbon tax to fight climate change is superior to cap-and-trade 2.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

A cap-and-trade scheme requires a massive new bureaucracy, something that implementing a carbon tax doesn't need.

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Greta Thunberg: 'I Wouldn't Have Wasted My Time' Talking To Trump About Climate Change 31.12.2019 Crooks Liars
Thunberg has rightly sized up the situation here. Trump, and others like him, are part of the problem, not the solution. Source: Reuters LONDON — Teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg said on Monday that talking to U.S. President Donald Trump at a United Nations summit on global warming would have been a waste of time since he would not have paid any attention. In an interview with BBC radio's Today program , for which she was the guest editor on Monday, Thunberg also said she regarded personal attacks on her as funny and that she hoped to go back to having a normal life. A video of the 16-year-old Swedish campaigner giving Trump what media described as a "death stare" at a U.N. climate summit in New York in September went viral on social media. Trump has questioned climate science and is pulling the United States out of the 2015 Paris Agreement on global warming. Asked what she would have said to the president if they had spoken, Thunberg said: "Honestly, I don't think I would have said ...
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Worst Scenario for Climate Change Doesn’t Look ‘Realistic,’ Says Bloomberg News 31.12.2019 NewsBusters
You know it’s a cold day in hell when a liberal outlet like Bloomberg News is critiquing the left’s climate armageddon.
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2019 Wasn’t Just About Trump. It Will Be Remembered for Global Resistance. 30.12.2019 Truthout.com
People hold signs in french during a rally
Borders cannot contain a new generation of activists demanding climate action and confronting state power.
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Greta Thunberg’s father skeptical about her activism: interview 30.12.2019 Raw Story
Svante Thunberg, father of eco-warrior Greta Thunberg, thinks his daughter is happier being an activist but admitted in an interview he had reservations about her taking up the struggle. Speaking to the BBC, the 50-year-old actor-turned-producer said he and Greta’s mother — opera singer Malena Ernman — originally objected to their daughter’s decision to become […]
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Why We Can’t Just #PlantATree 27.12.2019 Truthout.com
Tree planting must follow the vital work of protecting existing trees and reducing emissions through direct action.
Tree planting must follow the vital work of protecting existing trees and reducing emissions through direct action.
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Editorial: President Trump's very bad year on climate change hurts us all 27.12.2019 LA Times: Opinion

President Trump spent this year like the previous two — feeding global warming through foolish policies aimed at increasing our reliance on fossil fuels.

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Opinion: Bernie Sanders on healthcare, homelessness and Trump 26.12.2019 LA Times: Opinion

In a meeting with the L.A. Times editorial board, Sen. Bernie Sanders talks about how to beat President Trump, how to sell Medicare for all, and how to end homelessness, among other topics.

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Democrats Are Shifting on Foreign Policy – But Not Far Enough to End War 19.12.2019 Truthout.com
Though their rhetoric has shifted left, many Democrats do not wish to disrupt the tradition of U.S. global ...
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