User: newstrust Topic: Global Warming
Category: Impacts :: Generic
Last updated: Nov 12 2019 01:27 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Energy Companies Undertook the Greatest Scam in History 11.11.2019 Truthout.com
Environmental activists rally outside of New York Supreme Court with a banner reading: Exxon Knew
Science isn't enough to stop climate change; the rest of us are needed -- and we are needed now.
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The Climate Strikers Walked Out of School. Next, Let’s Walk Off the Job. 11.11.2019 Truthout.com
Climate strikes can win a Green New Deal by building community and labor alliances around demands for the common ...
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Brilliant Idea: Michael Bloomberg Should Use His Bazillions Of Dollars And Buy Fox News 11.11.2019 Crooks Liars
Rumors are swirling that former mayor of New York City (and real billionaire) Michael Bloomberg is going to enter the 2020 presidential race any day now with hopes of becoming the Democratic nominee. Just what we need: another rich, old white man. Many are suggesting that Bloomberg could have an even greater impact if he does something absolutely brilliant - use his considerable wealth to put a serious bid in to buy Fox News. Here is the reality: Michael Bloomberg has a very small chance of actually becoming the nominee. He is going to waste millions of his own money to launch this campaign. Yes, that's pennies to a billionaire like him, but still, that's real money. He is a well-known philanthropist who has spent considerable money and time fighting to reduce gun violence and to fund climate change research. So, what else can he do to make a lasting mark on our country and on politics? People have started suggesting - in earnest - that Bloomberg buy Fox News . Sure, the Murdochs enjoy wrecking our ...
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Can America ever rebuild its neighborhoods and communities? 10.11.2019 TechCrunch
We talk a lot about startup ecosystems around these parts, and for good reason. Strong ecosystems have great reservoirs of talent congregated close together, a culture built around helping one another on ambitious projects, and sufficient risk capital to ensure that interesting projects have the resources to get underway. Strip off the ecosystem layer though, […]
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Diamond and Silk panic that there is a ‘War on Thanksgiving’ during Fox News appearance 9.11.2019 Raw Story
Diamond & Silk decried the so-called war on Thanksgiving with Ainsely Earhardt on President Donald Trump’s favorite morning show “Fox & Friends,” a continued battleground for the conservative culture wars. This article originally appeared at Salon. Social media personalities and political activists Lynnette Hardaway and Rochelle Richardson, who go by the names Diamond & Silk, […]
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Climate curious: How could the Line 3 oil pipeline affect our climate? 6.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Minnesota regulators required a detailed analysis of emissions resulting from building the pipeline and burning the oil that it would carry over the next several decades.
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How the Google walkout transformed tech workers into activists 6.11.2019 LA Times: Business

When 20,000 Google employees walked out in protest a year ago, it birthed a new era of tech workers banding together to influence their companies' actions.

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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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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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More Renewables Will Mean Less Asthma and Heart Disease in the Midwest 4.11.2019 Truthout.com
A study finds the region stands to gain the most health benefits from a transition to clean ...
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Cervest raises £3.7M for Earth Science AI platform to predict climate effects 1.11.2019 TechCrunch
Climate risk, including extreme events and the related pressures our environment, are fundamentally affecting the way businesses and governments operate — both tactically and strategically. Increasing climate volatility is causing food supply disruptions and increasing pressure on Enterprises (including financial institutions, insurers and producers) to disclose what’s going on. The trouble is, while there is […]
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From California to El Salvador, Climate-Driven Displacement Is on the Rise 31.10.2019 Truthout.com
From California to El Salvador, Climate-Driven Displacement Is on the Rise
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NBC & CBS Scare Viewers With Climate Panic: Millions Will Be Underwater! 30.10.2019 NewsBusters
On Wednesday, both NBC’s 3rd Hour Today show and CBS This Morning engaged in climate change hysteria as they touted dire predictions that huge portions of land around the world would be underwater by 2050 and displace hundreds of millions of people. The network hosts all blindly accepted the warnings as true without pointing out that such wild claims have been made for decades without coming to ...
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Video news startup Brut raises $40M, officially launches in the U.S. 30.10.2019 TechCrunch
Digital media startup Brut is announcing that it has raised $40 million in Series B funding. The money will be used, in part, to finance its launch in the United States. CEO Guillaume Lacroix said that that he and his co-founders all come from the French TV industry, where they were all “frustrated not to […]
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Oil Drilling in Greece? This Is What the High Cost of Debt Payments Looks Like. 28.10.2019 Truthout.com
A woman covered in oil stands in front of a green Extinction Rebellion banner
The Greek government appears all too eager to welcome the oil drilling future.
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Boulder County’s carbon sequestration project reports limited impact in first year 27.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
“People are going to have to be patient, it’s going to take a long time to figure this out,” said Elizabeth Black, head of the Citizen Science Soil Health Project that analyzes soil samples from all over Boulder, Larimer and Weld counties. “Climate change is really scaring people and they want a solution. When they hear about soil carbon sequestration there is this tendency for people to say this is great, farmers are going to fix this. That is not fair or realistic. Everybody has to do their part. People in cities need to figure out what they’re going to do to fix it on their end, too.”
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Opinion: Can California fight climate change and high gas prices? 26.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

California leads the nation in fighting climate change, but our letter writers really wish gasoline were less expensive.

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Column: Trump's attack on California cap-and-trade program is amazingly hypocritical 25.10.2019 LA Times: Business

President Trump's petty, absurd war with California plumbs new lows as he tries to invalidate the state's cap-and-trade anti-pollution agreement with Quebec.

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Massachusetts claims ExxonMobil misled on climate change 25.10.2019 Raw Story
The US state of Massachusetts on Thursday filed a lawsuit accusing oil giant ExxonMobil of misleading investors on the impacts of climate change, following similar litigation in New York. “Exxon has known for decades about the catastrophic climate impacts of burning fossil fuels — its chief product,” Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey said in a […]
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