User: newstrust Topic: Global Warming
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MSNBC: Stopping Climate Change Is Like Fighting World War II 17.9.2019 NewsBusters
MSNBC on Monday demonstrated how extreme the left can be on climate change, making comparisons to fighting World War II and the possible need of going vegan at some point in order to save the planet. Host Ali Velshi talked to Jonathan Safran Foer, the author of We Are the Weather: Saving the Planet Begins at ...
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Roker ‘Thrilled’ By NBC’s Climate Unit, Hypes ‘Crisis’ in Greenland 17.9.2019 NewsBusters
Launching NBC’s Climate in Crisis on Monday’s Today show, as part of the network’s new climate unit, weatherman Al Roker talked about how “thrilled” he was to head up the effort to push environmental activism and touted a recent trip to Greenland as proof of the “crisis” and “ground zero for climate ...
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How a Revolution in Climate Science Is Putting Big Oil Back on Trial 16.9.2019 Mother Jones
The outer banks of the Carolinas and the Bahamas are picking up the pieces after the battering from Hurricane Dorian—the first direct hit of this year’s extreme weather season. Already the damages for 2019 are well above the 40-year average for billion-dollar events, and the price tag for damages will rise dramatically over the next decades. […]
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Why you should sell your house now — and not wait for the climate to change 16.9.2019 Raw Story
Cities across the United States are already seeing the impacts of climate change. Sea levels are on the rise in Miami, Florida, where ocean waters creep into the streets, even when it isn’t raining. Massive wildfires have taken out whole neighborhoods in California and in Alaska, about 2.5 million acres have burned since July 3. […]
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Editorial: Climate change is already here. 2020 could be your last chance to stop an apocalypse 15.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Do you understand the causes and effects of climate change? Here is what you can do to help.

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Tropical Storm Humberto dumps rain on hurricane-hit Bahamas 15.9.2019 Raw Story
Tropical Storm Humberto lashed the Bahamas with rain and wind on Saturday, possibly slowing down relief efforts in the wake of the devastation wrought less than two weeks ago by Hurricane Dorian. The US National Hurricane Center said the center of the storm, packing maximum sustained winds of 60 miles (95 kilometers) per hour, was […]
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Tropical Storm Humberto targets hurricane-hit Bahamas 14.9.2019 Raw Story
The devastated northern Bahama islands were facing a fresh tropical storm on Saturday, potentially complicating desperately needed relief efforts to the shattered archipelago in the wake of Hurricane Dorian. The announcement from the National Hurricane Centre (NHC) came after it had warned early Friday that a strengthening tropical depression was heading for the same islands […]
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‘Variety’ Worries Hollywood Not ‘Doing Enough’ to Fight ‘Climate Crisis’ 13.9.2019 NewsBusters
More global warming propaganda: coming soon to a theater near you! That’s according to Variety magazine, a Hollywood trade publication whose most recent issue is dedicated to “The Climate Crisis,” with a cover story that asks, “Is Hollywood Doing Enough to Fight the Climate ...
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Forest fires destroying vital buffer against climate change 13.9.2019 Raw Story
With fierce blazes raging in jungles from the Amazon to Indonesia, concerns are mounting about the impact as rainforests play a vital role in protecting the planet against global warming. The latest serious outbreak is in Indonesia, where smog-belching fires started to clear land for agriculture are burning out of control, blanketing the region in […]
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Opinion: California can help save the Amazon rainforest. Do we have the guts to try? 12.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Like so much of California's approach to climate policy, the Tropical Forest Standard is an experiment worth trying.

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White nationalism and crony capitalism are the sparks that started fires in the Amazon 10.9.2019 Raw Story
The man-made Amazon fires are for clearing the land of its forests and indigenous people. The benefits are for Jair Bolsonaro’s cronies, while producing a climate disaster for the world. The Amazon fires in Brazil have become worldwide news. Explaining the fires recently, Douglas Morton, chief of the Biospheric Sciences Laboratory at NASA’s Goddard Space […]
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The Amazon Rainforest Fires Are Pumping the CO2 Trees Normally Absorb Out Into the Atmosphere 10.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"The Amazon is a carbon sink, which slows the rate of carbon dioxide build up in the atmosphere, and thus climate warming," said James Randerson from the University of California, Irvine.
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World must adapt to ‘inevitable’ climate change, warns report 10.9.2019 Raw Story
Nations rich and poor must invest now to protect against the effects of climate change or pay an even heavier price later, a global commission warned Tuesday. Spending $1.8 trillion across five key areas over the next decade would not only help buffer the worst impacts of global warming but could generate more than $7 […]
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USA Today Assails Natural Gas, Omits Links to Bloomberg, Steyer 10.9.2019 NewsBusters
Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer are two of the wealthiest anti-fossil fuels crusaders. In June, Bloomberg promised to spend another $500 million eradicating coal and starting to target natural gas power plants too. Yet, USA Today failed to connect the dots between either billionaire and the left-wing groups, including the Rocky Mountain Institute, it turned to as experts in an anti-natural gas story Sept. ...
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Record Heatwave Linked to Climate Change Killed 1,500 People in France This Summer 8.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
About half of the deceased were 75 or older.
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Uh Oh, We May Be Overestimating How Much Trees Will Help Fight Climate Change 8.9.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Undark. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Bob Marra navigated his way to the back of a dusty barn in Hamden, Connecticut, belonging to the state’s Agricultural Experiment Station. There, past piles of empty beehives, on a wall of metal shelves, were stacks of wooden disks—all that remains of […]
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Wisconsin tribe joins groups opposed to Superior gas plant 7.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa is worried that the Nemadji Trail Energy Center would damage local wetlands, contribute to climate change and promote hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.
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The 2020 Dems Have No Serious Plan for Addressing the Single Biggest Source of US Pollution 7.9.2019 Mother Jones
The CNN Climate Crisis Town Hall made it clear that Democrats are encountering a much stronger appetite than ever before from their base for substantive action to address climate change. Even though the baseline for what constitutes a strong climate action plan has changed, there are still rifts among the candidates on the role of […]
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The Coffee You Drink Could Be Connected to Why Many Hondurans Are Fleeing to the U.S. Border 6.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The spread of 'coffee rust' and the plummeting global price of coffee beans are forcing generations of coffee farmers across Honduras to flee to the U.S.
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Analysis finds US corporate media ‘Failing to connect climate crisis to strongest Atlantic storm ever to hit land’ 5.9.2019 Raw Story
Devastation from Hurricane Dorian provokes calls for reporters to acknowledge the climate emergency’s connection to extreme weather While Hurricane Dorian marched up the U.S. Southeastern coast Wednesday after devastating the Northern Bahamas, advocates for ambitious climate action reiterated the global emergency’s connection to extreme weather—even as an analysis showed that major corporate news outlets are failing to […]
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