User: newstrust Topic: Global Warming
Category: United Nations on Climate
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Soaring Fossil Fuel Production Is on Track to Blow Past Climate Goals 21.11.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by HuffPost. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The world’s top 10 fossil fuel-producing countries are on track to extract far more oil, gas and coal by 2030 than scientists say the planet can handle without experiencing catastrophic warming, according to a report published Wednesday. The first-of-its-kind analysis―conducted by […]
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Tech to pull existing carbon out of atmosphere is closer, more important than you might think 15.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Several models for reaching the United Nations climate goals rely on direct air capture, and on capturing carbon in steel and cement manufacturing.
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Greta Thunberg: Trump’s climate change denialism is ‘so extreme’ he’s waking people up 15.11.2019 Raw Story
Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg said Tuesday that US President Donald Trump’s climate change denialism was “so extreme” that it had helped galvanize the movement to halt long term planetary warming. She spoke in an interview with AFP on the eve of her departure from North America where she has spent almost three months. “He’s […]
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Greta Thunberg says ‘people must finally wake up’ to the fact Trump is ‘so extreme’ on climate change 13.11.2019 Raw Story
Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg said Tuesday that US President Donald Trump’s climate change denialism was “so extreme” that it had helped galvanize the movement to halt long term planetary warming. She spoke in an interview with AFP on the eve of her departure from North America where she has spent almost three months. “He’s […]
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Scientists foresee ‘untold suffering’, another climate record falls 6.11.2019 Raw Story
More than 11,000 scientists warned Tuesday of “untold suffering” due to global warming, even as another team said Paris carbon-cutting pledges are “too little, too late”. The European Union, meanwhile, confirmed that last month was the warmest October ever registered, fast on heels of a record September and the hottest month ever in July. Three-quarters […]
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US formally starts withdrawal from Paris climate accord 5.11.2019 Raw Story
The United States on Monday formally notified the United Nations that it was withdrawing from the Paris climate accord, making the world’s largest economy the sole outlier from the agreement. President Donald Trump went ahead with the pullout despite mounting evidence of the reality and impact of climate change, with September the fourth month in […]
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Editorial: Withdrawing from the Paris agreement stands first in Trump's long line of dumb mistakes 5.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Of all the dangerous, ignorant and insupportable decisions by the Trump administration, pulling the U.S. out of the Paris agreement stands tallest.

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U.S. tells UN it is pulling out of Paris climate deal 5.11.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
The United States has told the United Nations it has begun the process of pulling out of the landmark 2015 Paris climate agreement.
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U.S. formally begins to leave the Paris climate agreement 5.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Under the agreement hammered out in 2015, the first day that countries can reverse the promises they made is Nov. 4, 2019. It will be another year before the American withdrawal is official.
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'Mostly False'? PolitiFact Tags Nikki Haley Tying Global Abortion to Green New Deal 4.11.2019 NewsBusters
Ashe Schow at the Daily Wire points out that PolitiFact tagged former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley as "Mostly False" for claiming in an e-mail for her new group Stand For America that candidates who are supporting the Green New Deal are "promoting abortion in third world countries to control the ...
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Regenerative farms 'producing more, opening new markets' while fighting climate change 1.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
How do farmers reduce greenhouse gas emissions and keep productivity high at the same time? Experts say it’s possible with regenerative farming.
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Climate curious: Is 2030 the deadline for climate action? 22.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
We often hear that we have just over a decade to turn greenhouse gas emissions around and avoid the worst effects of climate change. What do scientists say about that?
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1-in-3 young children undernourished or overweight: UNICEF 15.10.2019 Raw Story
A third of the world’s nearly 700 million children under five years old are undernourished or overweight and face lifelong health problems as a consequence, according to a grim UN assessment of childhood nutrition released Tuesday. “If children eat poorly, they live poorly,” said UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore, unveiling the Fund’s first State of […]
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Crowd rallies in Denver’s Civic Center to hear teen climate activist Greta Thunberg 12.10.2019 Denver Post: Local
Hundreds of people are gathering in Denver's Civic Center Friday for a climate protest featuring teen climate activist Greta Thunberg, whose fiery remarks last month during the United Nations climate change conference made her an international hero.
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Teen Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg to strike Friday with Denver climate activists 10.10.2019 Denver Post: Local
Sixteen-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg who gained notoriety after speaking in front of the United Nations Climate Action Summit and being mocked by President Donald Trump is participating in a strike Friday in Denver.
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Odds favor Greta Thunberg for Peace Prize, but experts sceptical 9.10.2019 Raw Story
Bookmakers seem confident that Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg is a shoo-in for the Nobel Peace Prize to be announced this week, but some experts are more cautious. The 16-year-old has already received Amnesty International’s top honour and the Right Livelihood Award, sometimes dubbed the “alternative Nobel”, and online betting sites like Ladbrokes now […]
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Swedish teen climate activist to visit Dakotas reservations 7.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A 16-year-old Swedish climate activist who garnered international attention when she scolded world leaders at the United Nations is visiting American Indian reservations in the Dakotas to talk about oil pipelines.
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The one word nobody wanted to say at the UN Climate Action Summit 2.10.2019 Raw Story
The leaders of more than 70 countries have made a promise that sounds nothing short of revolutionary. By 2050, they say they will reach “net zero,” putting no more carbon dioxide into the atmosphere than can be somehow canceled out. While the net zero buzzword was as ubiquitous at last week’s United Nations Climate Action […]
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Could climate change fuel the rise of right-wing nationalism? 1.10.2019 The Moderate Voice

When people feel threatened, they’re more receptive to politicians who espouse xenophobic rhetoric. Trybex/Shutterstock.com Joshua Conrad Jackson, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Michele Gelfand, University of Maryland Two trends have defined the past decade and both have been on display at this year’s session of the United Nations General Assembly. One has […]

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CNN, MSNBC Fearmonger Over U.N. Climate Report Predictions 28.9.2019 NewsBusters
Over the past couple of days, morning shows on both CNN and MSNBC have hyped alarmist predictions made by a United Nations panel about how global warming will impact the world over the next 100 years. On CNN's New Day, co-host Alisyn Camerota asked climate correspondent Bill Weir, "How do you get out of bed in the morning?" after he finished detailing the "dire" ...
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