User: newstrust Topic: Global Warming
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Youth Action Gives Me Hope Amid Climate Crisis and Trump’s Totalitarian Threat 24.9.2020 Truthout.com
The frightening truth is no longer a theoretical model that will play out on some socially distanced ...
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These Races Will Shape What the US Elections Mean for Climate Progress 24.9.2020 Truthout.com
These Races Will Shape What the US Elections Mean for Climate Progress
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Key to butterfly climate survival may be color coded 24.9.2020 Raw Story
A butterfly’s ability to absorb or reflect heat from the sun with its wings could be a matter of life and death in a warming world, according to British research published Thursday calling for gardens, parks and farms to host shady, cooling-off spots. While all butterflies are ectotherms — they cannot generate their own body […]
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Climate Anxiety Is Rising in the US — But Not Among Republicans 22.9.2020 Truthout.com
Climate change hardly registered among Republicans, who said abortion and crime are among their top issues in a ...
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Battleground State Voters Strongly Prefer Biden to Trump on Climate, a New Poll Finds 22.9.2020 Mother Jones
To the millions of American voters who have experienced unprecedented wildfires, relentless storms, and extreme heat this summer, climate change has become personal. Sixty percent of voters in eight battleground states say they have felt the effects or know someone who has, according to a new poll of 896 registered voters surveyed late last week […]
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Apple chief says fires and storms show impact of climate change 22.9.2020 Raw Story
Apple chief Tim Cook said Monday he views the recent increase in fires, hurricanes and floods as strong proof that climate change is real. The disasters should sway those denying science that shows greenhouse gases are dangerously changing weather patterns, Cook said in a talk streamed during an online event by The Atlantic magazine. Cook […]
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California firefighters race to tame wildfires before hot, windy weather returns 22.9.2020 Raw Story
Five weeks after California erupted in deadly wildfires supercharged by record heat and howling winds, crews battling flames pushed on Monday to consolidate their gains as forecasts called for a return of blistering, gusty weather. California already has lost far more landscape to wildfires this summer than during any previous entire year, with scores of conflagrations – many […]
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Europe Drives Destruction of US Forests in the Name of Fighting Climate Change 21.9.2020 Truthout.com
U.S. forests are being chopped down to feed the EU’s voracious demand for wood pellets to generate biomass ...
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Op-Ed: Dystopia is real now, and it's our future, too, should Trump win the upcoming election 20.9.2020 LA Times: Commentary

Look at the country Trump presides over. His United States is burning. Doom and disaster are literally in the air.

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Trump’s destruction of America started with Ronald Reagan 18.9.2020 Raw Story
Donald Trump and his billionaire buddies are letting America die. The billionaires who make their money from fossil fuels have bought off Trump and Republicans so that they’re denying climate change while a dozen states in the West burn and the Gulf Coast is repeatedly ravaged by hurricanes. Firefighters are using dogs to identify the remains of […]
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HE BLINDED ME WITH STUPID (Cartoon, Column and Video) 17.9.2020 The Moderate Voice

Donald Trump is not a person who relies on facts. And a person who doesn’t rely on facts typically doesn’t believe in science. A humble person will admit to what they don’t know and listen to experts. Donald Trump will tell people who have spent their entire lives studying a subject, and without having any […]

The post HE BLINDED ME WITH STUPID (Cartoon, Column and Video) appeared first on The Moderate Voice.

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Leading media expert tells Bill Moyers why presidents lie — and you’ll never believe who’s the worst 17.9.2020 Raw Story
ANNOUNCER: Welcome to Moyers on Democracy. Want to know why presidents lie – and which one is the worst? You’ve come to the right place. The prolific Eric Alterman is with us: historian, scholar, journalist and media critic, he has just published his 11th book: LYING IN STATE. That’s L-Y-I-N-G. And with it Alterman has […]
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American Exceptionalism is Another Casualty of Our Climate Disasters 17.9.2020 Mother Jones
“Historic” has become the word of the year for the worst possible reasons. Even putting aside the global pandemic and its accompanying economic catastrophe for a moment, from wildfires and hurricanes, to floods and heatwaves, it seems as if every weather event of 2020 has been “historic.” California, Oregon, and Louisiana broke records for wildfires […]
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California braces for high winds that could propel deadly wildfires 17.9.2020 Raw Story
California faces more devastation from wildfires that have ravaged the West Coast, authorities warned Wednesday, with strong winds and dry heat expected to whip up flames from dozens of blazes raging across the state. Governor Gavin Newsom said although firefighters had made progress in their battle to contain more than two dozen major wildfires, so-called […]
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Letters to the Editor: Gavin Newsom tried to talk some sense into Trump. Why even bother? 16.9.2020 LA Times: Opinion

'Mr. President, why are you here? Is to help or just take up our time?'

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Extreme weather and permanent disaster zones will force a new American migration: research 15.9.2020 Raw Story
August besieged California with a heat unseen in generations. A surge in air conditioning broke the state’s electrical grid, leaving a population already ravaged by the coronavirus to work remotely by the dim light of their cellphones. By midmonth, the state had recorded possibly the hottest temperature ever measured on earth — 130 degrees in […]
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‘He’s going to lead us off a cliff!’ Former New Orleans mayor thrashes Trump’s latest attacks on science 15.9.2020 Raw Story
Former New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu told CNN on Tuesday that he is appalled by President Donald Trump’s latest attacks on climate change science, even as the United States is getting battered by the twin threats of intense hurricanes and massive wildfires. Appearing on CNN, Landrieu watched a clip of Trump saying that scientists didn’t […]
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As the West goes up in flames, Trump couldn’t care less 15.9.2020 Raw Story
The air outside my window is yellow today. It was orange yesterday. The Air Quality Index is over 200. The Environmental Protection Agency defines this as a “health alert” in which “everyone may experience more serious health effects if they are exposed for 24 hours.” Unfortunately, the index has been over 200 for several days. […]
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‘This is a travesty’: Climate denier who has argued in favor of fossil fuel emissions named to leadership role at NOAA 15.9.2020 Raw Story
“He’s not just in left field—he’s not even near the ballpark.” Climate scientists were aghast Monday at the news that David Legates, a University of Delaware professor who has repeatedly questioned the scientific consensus that human activity is causing the climate crisis and has claimed that carbon dioxide emissions are beneficial, has been named by the Trump administration […]
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'It's Here And It's Real': Joe Biden Speaks On Deadly Wildfires And Climate Change 14.9.2020 Crooks Liars
There are hurricanes bearing down on the Southeast and wildfires burning through California, Oregon and Washington. Climate change is here. It's a crisis. It's hard to breathe here in California and harder still to see the devastation. While Trump continues to deny what's right in front of him, Joe Biden is ready to do something about it. From the campaign: Joe Biden speaks from Wilmington, Delaware about the wildfires in California, Oregon, & Washington. Both fires and extreme weather conditions are a direct result of climate change and pose a threat to Americans everywhere. Joe Biden talks about how together we can tackle climate change through the creation of good-paying, union jobs that build a more resilient infrastructure. I'll add his remarks as prepared for delivery when they send them out. For now, please watch with ...
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