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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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Climate Science Deniers Are Also Downplaying COVID-19 Risks 22.3.2020 Truthout.com
Climate Science Deniers Are Also Downplaying COVID-19 Risks
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Public health expert: Don’t panic and stop hoarding the toilet paper 16.3.2020 Raw Story
In recent weeks a number of alarming stories have circulated suggesting that “You’re Likely to Get the Coronavirus,” as an article from the Atlantic put it. That story reported that Harvard epidemiologist Marc Lipsitch predicted that “some 40 to 70 percent of people around the world will be infected” within the coming year, though “many […]
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Tribal Nations Enter Negotiations Over Colorado River Water 15.3.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in High Country News and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. The Colorado River Basin is the setting for some of the most drawn-out and complex water issues in the Western US. In 2019, the Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan—a water-conservation agreement between states, tribal nations and the […]
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Economic Experts Warn Climate Crisis Could Spur Financial Crash Like 2008 14.3.2020 Truthout.com
During a Senate hearing, experts testified that we risk an even larger economic crisis absent urgent climate ...
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6 Ways the Trump Administration Has Botched Responses to the Coronavirus and Climate Change 14.3.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Here in Washington state, a spokesman for the nursing home that is the epicenter of a coronavirus outbreak said on Sunday that he and his colleagues “had seen some residents go from no symptoms to death in just […]
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Joe Biden’s Midterm Exam 13.3.2020 The Moderate Voice

Joe Biden beat Bernie Sanders on a sub-super Tuesday, winning Michigan and three other primaries out of the six held. The day after, in a scheduled statement to the media, Sanders offered his candid view of the contest. Many expected a concession speech or campaign defiance. Instead, Sanders announced that this Sunday’s debate ahead of […]

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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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GMA Guilt-Trips, 'Do the Right Thing' on Climate or No More Baby Seals 11.3.2020 NewsBusters
ABC’s Good Morning America continued its weekly tribute to environmentalism, Wednesday morning, in their series with National Geographic leading up to Earth Day. This week, correspondent T.J. Holmes traveled to Quebec's Magdalen Islands to cuddle with some baby seals and scare viewers that if they’re not “doing the right thing” by following the climate change agenda, these adorable animals will die ...
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Tatiana Schlossberg on the environmental impact you don't know you have 11.3.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
New York Times reporter Tatiana Schlossberg speaks with Climate One host Greg Dalton about her book, “Inconspicuous Consumption: The Environmental Impact You Don’t Know You Have.”
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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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Oil Executives Claim Halting Fossil Fuel Production Would Be “Criminal” 10.3.2020 Truthout.com
As public support for fossil fuels wanes, industry groups are continuing to push false claims to the ...
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Trump Interior Official Pushed Climate Misinformation Into Federal Reports 6.3.2020 Truthout.com
Indur Goklany speaks at the Heartland Institute's 12th International Conference on Climate Change in this screenshot from a video on YouTube.
An Interior official with ties to fossil fuels industry has modified federal reports to include misleading information.
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‘Alarming’: Tropical forests in shift from carbon sponge to carbon source 5.3.2020 Raw Story
“We’ve found that one of the most worrying impacts of climate change has already begun.” A new study published Wednesday adds to mounting evidence that the world’s tropical forests could soon stop serving their climate crisis-mitigating role of carbon sinks. “After years of work deep in the Congo and Amazon rainforests, we’ve found that one […]
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Native Activists Are Forging a Just Transition to Renewable Energy 1.3.2020 Truthout.com
Activists are looking to the "original green new deal" – an economy based on Indigenous values and ...
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When Climate Change Drove All the Men Away 1.3.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in the National Observer and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Miles short of the Mexico-US border, rough hands yanked Javier Hernandez from the trunk. They beat him, fractured his skull and then buried him with straws poking from his nostrils for air. Known as coyotes, Javier’s smugglers […]
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Arctic ‘doomsday vault’ stocks up on more food seeds in preparation for a global catastrophe: report 25.2.2020 Raw Story
An Arctic “doomsday vault” is set Tuesday to receive 60,000 samples of seeds from around the world as the biggest global crop reserve stocks up for a global catastrophe. The seeds are to be deposited in the vault inside a mountain near Longyearbyen on Spitsbergen Island in Norway’s Svalbard archipelago, about 1,000 kilometres (600 miles) […]
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The Next Economic Recession Will Likely Come From Climate Crisis 24.2.2020 Truthout.com
Extreme weather caused by climate change could lead to a recession "the likes of which we've never seen ...
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Professor warns: A recession ‘the likes of which we’ve never seen before’ could be on its way 24.2.2020 Raw Story
American companies are ignoring the risks of climate change at their own peril, according to a researcher warning that extreme weather caused by the climate crisis could result in a devastating economic recession. This article first appeared in Salon. Financial markets are failing to account for the risks that increasingly frequent and worsening floods, droughts, […]
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Ending Fossil Fuel Subsidies the Wrong Way Could End Up Hurting the Poor 24.2.2020 Truthout.com
Ending Fossil Fuel Subsidies the Wrong Way Could End Up Hurting the Poor
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