User: newstrust Topic: Global Warming
Category: United Nations on Climate
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Climate Deniers Beware: A Tsunami of Public Opinion is Coming to Wipe You Out | Opinion 17.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Younger Americans are not just concerned about climate change; they are angry. Just wait and see what happens as more of them get the vote.
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United Nations Agency Criticizes Carbon Offsets 15.6.2019 Truthout.com
The UN Environment Programme is now criticizing a strategy it had supported for two decades.
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‘Climate Emergency’ Activism Now Official Party Line At Telemundo 12.6.2019 NewsBusters
Showing its fierce determination not to cede an inch in liberal advocacy to arch-rival Univision, Telemundo, the Spanish language sister television network of NBC, has announced its decision to uncritically and wholeheartedly embrace climate alarmism in its coverage of climate and environmental ...
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The Madness of Fossil Fuel Subsidies 7.6.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
A system worried about global warming and the health impacts of air pollution should stop aiding companies that produce those public threats, writes Niklas Hagelberg.  By Niklas Hagelberg in NAIROBI, Kenya Inter Press Service Fossil fuels — oil, gas, coal…Read more →
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For less than $10, anyone can make an AI write a fake UN speech 7.6.2019 techCrunch
Using less than $8 and thirteen hours of training time, researchers from the United Nations were able to develop a program that could craft realistic seeming speeches for the United Nations’ General Assembly. The study, first reported by MIT’s Technology Review, is another indication that the age of deepfakes is here and that faked texts […]
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Bloomberg pledges $500 million to clean energy in ‘fight of our time’ 7.6.2019 Raw Story
US billionaire Michael Bloomberg said Thursday he will spend half a billion dollars in the “fight of our time” to move the US away from carbon energy and combat climate change. The former New York mayor and philanthropist said the $500 million investment will go toward launching the Beyond Carbon initiative, which aims to close […]
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CU Boulder’s Mountain Research Station home to some of the most important ongoing research in climate change 3.6.2019 Denver Post: Local
The University of Colorado Boulder’s Mountain Research Station, within the Arapaho-Roosevelt National Forest and situated just a few miles west off of Colo. 72, is the jumping-off point for some of the most important ongoing research into the nuanced and changing dynamics of alpine ecology going on anywhere in North America.
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London Mayor Denounces Trump On Eve Of State Visit 2.6.2019 Outside the Beltway
Just a day before he is scheduled to arrive in the city for a State Visit, London's Mayor is denouncing President Trump.
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Three Female Entrepreneurs Built North Carolina's First Seaweed Farm 31.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
As 21-year old students with our whole careers in front of us, we could fail more often and more spectacularly — and learn more in the process — than anyone else in the market. How’s that for a competitive advantage?
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Guardian Smears Morano, GOP as 'Extinction Deniers' 29.5.2019 NewsBusters
Not content solely to use the offensive “climate denier” term against dissenting views on climate change, a Guardian writer adopted the term “extinction deniers” in a tirade against skeptics on May ...
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In Palestine and Beyond, Tear Gas Takes Environmental Toll 28.5.2019 Truthout.com
In an area threatened by chemical attacks, Palestinians are planting gardens and implementing permaculture.
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Carbon Credits for Forest Preservation May Be Worse Than Nothing 25.5.2019 Truthout.com
There's no evidence that carbon credts have — or will — deliver the climate benefit they promise.
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Must Watch: Dem Smacks Down Climate Denier Witnesses At Hearing 24.5.2019 Crooks Liars
Representative Jared Huffman is my new hero. At a House Subcommittee hearing on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife (WOW), Democrats invited three bonafide scientists from the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services. This is the organization made up of 132 United Nations member-states which issued the alarming report on extinction and climate change earlier this month. Republicans invited a pseudo-scientist and a climate-hustler to testify. Both of them testified before Congress that climate change was not real, because they were invited by Republicans to do so. They got to sit next to UN-endorsed scientists and spew lies, because Republicans invited them to do so. Rep. Huffman noticed the ...
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Bill Moyers: What if we covered the climate emergency like we did World War II? 24.5.2019 Raw Story
The following is an abridged version of remarks by TV newsman Bill Moyers, as prepared for delivery at the “Covering Climate Now” conference co-sponsored by The Nation and Columbia Journalism Review on April 30. You can view the video version of the speech here. The “Covering Climate Now” project wi...
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WATCH: Dem committee chairman excoriates GOP anti-science witness for ‘career of trolling scientists’ 24.5.2019 Raw Story
Rep. Jared Huffman (D-MO) — chairman of the House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife (WOW) — scolded a witness this week for making a career out of trolling scientists. The confrontation came during a WOW hearing on Wednesday. One Republican witness, Marc Morano, argued that Dem...
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Why carbon credits for forest preservation may be worse than nothing 23.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The hunger for these offsets is blinding us to the mounting pile of evidence that they haven't -- and won't -- deliver the climate benefit they promise.
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A ‘Just Transition’ from Fossil Fuels 22.5.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
All agree that there are no jobs on a dead planet, writes Linda Flood. But the road to fewer emissions is full of opinions. By Linda Flood in Stockholm Inter Press Service The trade unions’ solution for a greener world is…Read more →
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Guardian Drops Neutrality in Climate Crisis Reporting 18.5.2019 Outside the Beltway
Gone are 'climate change' and 'skeptic.' In are 'global heating' and 'denier.'
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As More Diverted Floodwaters Head Their Way, Dolphins Keep Dying in Louisiana 14.5.2019 Truthout.com
The historic opening of the Bonnet Carre Spillway is happening during an ongoing and mysterious dolphin die-off.
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CU Boulder joins UN agreement to promote climate action through sports 14.5.2019 Denver Post: Local
The University of Colorado Boulder last week signed on to the United Nations Sports for Climate Action Framework, becoming the first university to do so.
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