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It’s ‘Clinton Cash’ all over again as the media blow the Trump whistleblower story 22.9.2019 Raw Story
Welcome to another edition of What Fresh Hell?, Raw Story’s roundup of news items that might have become controversies under another regime, but got buried – or were at least under-appreciated – due to the daily firehose of political pratfalls, unhinged tweet storms and other sundry embarrassments coming out of the current White House. We would […]
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Newsletter: Those Ukraine revelations? Yeah, Trump will survive 21.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Reports that Trump asked Ukraine's newly elected leader to investigate Joe Biden's son probably will not sink his presidency. Plus, more from the week in Opinion.

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Will US Republicans feel the heat from climate change? 21.9.2019 Raw Story
Francis Rooney is a Republican congressman from a conservative Florida district who opposes federal funding for abortions and supports President Donald Trump’s plans for construction of a wall along the Mexican border. But he also recently co-sponsored a carbon pricing bill and is one of a handful of lawmakers from his side of the aisle […]
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What is the cryosphere? Hint: It’s vital to farming, fishing and skiing 20.9.2019 Raw Story
More than 100 scientists from 30 countries will soon release a special report examining climate change impacts on the oceans and a less familiar but critically important part of the Earth: the cryosphere. Ice sheets, ice caps and glaciers, the floating sea ice of the polar regions, lake ice, snow on the ground, and permafrost, […]
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2 dead as Imelda strands drivers, floods homes in Texas 20.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The slow-churning remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda flooded parts of Texas on Thursday, leaving at least two people dead and rescue crews with boats scrambling to reach stranded drivers and families trapped in their homes during a relentless downpour that drew comparisons to Hurricane Harvey two years ago.
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D.C. Drowns: NBC Makes Same Hysterical Prediction as 30 Years Ago 18.9.2019 NewsBusters
On Tuesday’s NBC Today, NBC weatherman Al Roker warned viewers that climate change was “threatening some iconic American landmarks” and even touted predictions that Washington D.C. may soon be underwater as a result. The only problem with that dire forecast? NBC has been making that same wild claim for the past 30 years. ...
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Trevor Noah Laments Climate Change With Teen Activist on 9/11 Anniversary 17.9.2019 NewsBusters
While Americans’ observed the 18th anniversary of 9/11 last Wednesday with honor and reflection, Trevor Noah on The Daily Show thought it wise to pontificate on the issue of climate change with 16-year-old “climate activist” Greta Thunberg. As to be expected, Noah’s slobbering interview commenced with heaping praise upon Thunberg for her “courageous” sail boat journey from Britain to New ...
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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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Editorial: Wealthy countries are responsible for climate change, but it's the poor who will suffer most 15.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Developed nations emit the most greenhouse gases, while poor countries suffer the worst consequences of the greenhouse effect. We must help them.

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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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Editorial: Surviving climate change means an end to burning fossil fuels. Prepare yourself for sacrifices 15.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Technological advances could one day claw back some of the carbon and other greenhouse gases we've already emitted. But it would be foolhardy to count on them.

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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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The Democrats Are Ignoring a Climate Refugee Crisis That’s Happening Right Now 14.9.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by HuffPost and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The top 10 Democrats running for president repeated campaign promises to escalate US aid to Central American countries and welcome more refugees as they debated Thursday in Houston. And while they argued over differences on immigration and the climate crisis, no one […]
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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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On This 9-11 Anniversary, Serious Non-Military Threats Loom Large 11.9.2019 Crooks Liars
On This 9-11 Anniversary, Serious Non-Military Threats Loom Large
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GOOFY SCIENCE (Cartoon, Column and Video) 11.9.2019 The Moderate Voice

Fake news is not news and fake science is not science. And now, a future administration will have to repair the credibility of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration along with other scientific agencies within the government. Science used to be non-partisan. But over the last few years, Republicans have made climate change a political […]

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Help hurricane victims, but also fight to stop climate change 10.9.2019 The Moderate Voice

WASHINGTON — “It is impossible to prepare for an apocalypse,” Dr. Duane Sands, the health minister of the Bahamas, told reporters Sunday. Somehow, though, we all had better try. Those who have witnessed the devastation wrought by Hurricane Dorian on Grand Bahama, Great Abaco and Little Abaco islands struggle to describe it. “Some places it’s […]

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‘Trump’s racism and cruelty knows no bounds’: Outrage as president smears Dorian victims fleeing Bahamas as gang members 10.9.2019 Raw Story
“The survivors of Hurricane Dorian are climate change refugees fleeing disaster, and they deserve compassion and support, not isolation and exclusion,” said the Sunrise Movement Echoing the racist and dehumanizing rhetoric he has repeatedly deployed against Mexican immigrants, Muslims, and others, President Donald Trump on Monday told reporters—without offering a shred of evidence—that there may […]
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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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