User: newstrust Topic: Global Warming
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New research debunks Trump’s attack on economic effects of Paris Agreement 18.12.2018 The Atlantic - Matthew Ygblesias
By Marlene Cimons This month, when diplomats met in Poland to negotiate the implementation of the Paris Agreement, the United States took on the role of the villain. The United States — which plans to formally withdraw from the pact — rejected a landmark scientific report and touted the need for fossil fuels. Why? In justifying his opposition to […]
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Climate change is bringing more rain, yet global water resources are in decline 18.12.2018 The Atlantic - Matthew Ygblesias
As the impacts of climate change continued to intensify this year, much of the country experienced record levels of rainfall — so much that 2018 has already been deemed the fifth-wettest year on record in the contiguous United States. Despite climate change making some places much wetter, however, global water resources are in decline. This […]
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New Federal Report Could Boost Climate Fight in the Courts 16.12.2018 Truthout.com
The Fourth National Climate Assessment strengthens the argument that climate change is already harming our society.

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California says all city buses have to be emission free by 2040 15.12.2018 TechCrunch
On the heels of a dire government report published last month about climate change and its devastating impacts, many cities and states are scrambling to find ways to curb the greenhouse gas emissions that threaten their air quality, not to mention their economies. As is often the case, California is leading the charge, yesterday becoming […]
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Left-Wing Disaster Relief Efforts Spread Goodwill for Socialism 14.12.2018 Truthout.com
Where FEMA has failed victims, left-wing groups are offering direct aid and drawing attention to climate change.

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California could have seismic impact on 2020 Democratic presidential race 14.12.2018 Raw Story

California is determined to force 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls to make some hard choices. The nation’s most populous liberal state has moved its presidential nominating contest to early in the 2020 calendar, a shift its leaders hope will give it maximum impact on the selection of a Democrat...

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'Green News Report' - December 13, 2018 14.12.2018 BradBlog
IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Very bad news in the latest Arctic Report Card; Coal state Democratic Senator gets top energy committee position; Washington state Governor unveils ambitious climate change legislation; PLUS: Trump EPA rolls back yet another major water protection rule... All that and more in today's Green News Report! Listen ...
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Minnesota undermines White House at UN climate talks 13.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
J. Drake Hamilton, science policy director for Minnesota-based Fresh Energy, tells MPR News about the state's presence at international climate change talks in Poland.
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From Insects to Starfish, We’re Edging Toward Biological Annihilation 11.12.2018 Truthout.com
To save life itself would require a genuine reevaluation of modern life and its institutions.

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Teachers back new MN climate teaching standards, but topic's still hot 11.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Science teachers across the state welcome proposed science education standards that would, for the first time, teach humans as the primary cause of climate change.
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COP24 Climate Protesters Must Get Radical and Challenge Economic Growth 10.12.2018 Truthout.com
To truly combat climate change, environmental movements in Europe need to confront economic growth.

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How 1 company pulls carbon from the air, aiming to avert a climate catastrophe 10.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A U.N. climate report says the only way to avoid the worst climate impacts will be to suck carbon emissions out of the air. Researchers are trying to find a feasible way to do that.
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Climate change creates mutant fugu, a deadly Japanese delicacy 10.12.2018 Raw Story

The road, hemmed in on one side by empty warehouses and the other by a concrete seawall, ends abruptly in a desolate parking lot. Men step out of their cars and into the darkness, then slip behind the sliding doors of a warehouse. Inside, they huddle under floodlights and wait. A clock on the wall t...

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Bill McKibben On The Campaign For A Green New Deal 10.12.2018 SirotaBlog
Another week, another horrifying report about the potential impacts of climate change. On this episode, I talk to journalist and activist Bill McKibben -- one of the leading figures in the fight to reduce carbon emissions. He outlines why he believes we may have finally reached a tipping point in the climate debate.
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Judge Rules Against Pre-Construction Work on Keystone XL 9.12.2018 Truthout.com
TransCanada must wait until the full environmental review is complete, according to the ruling.

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Trump’s Great American Forest Liquidation Sale 8.12.2018 Truthout.com
The Trump administration wants to eliminate rules protecting 50 million acres of forests from logging and roadbuilding.

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Campaigners target coal at UN climate summit 5.12.2018 Raw Story

Campaign groups representing citizens from across the world demanded Tuesday that big energy leaves coal in the ground as COP24 host Poland pushed for protections allowing it to continue burning fossil fuel. With nations locked in UN climate talks aimed at heading off runaway global warming, many pa...

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Fishermen sue Big Oil for its role in climate change 4.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The food industry is already feeling the effects of climate change, which will likely force expensive adaptations in the future. At least one sector is looking to make energy companies pay.
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Companies Blocked From Using Ports to Export Fossil Fuels Seek Workarounds 4.12.2018 Truthout.com
It's unclear for how long the West Coast will be able to hold up the thin green line against Big Oil.

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In the Face of Extinction, We Have a Moral Obligation 3.12.2018 Truthout.com
In the absence of US leadership on climate change, it's up to each of us to act in our species' best interests.

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