User: newstrust Topic: Global Warming
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Coronavirus Shows Us What Our Future Could Look Like During Climate Crisis 29.3.2020 Truthout.com
COVID-19, like climate, isn’t just about a singular crisis -- it's about multiple crises unfolding all at ...
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Are We Prepared for a Climate Crisis in the Middle of a Pandemic? 26.3.2020 Truthout.com
Governments and communities must come up with a plan to deal with climate-related displacement amid a ...
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More hurricanes possible this season with a weaker El Niño: experts 21.3.2020 Raw Story
ORLANDO, Fla. — While still more than 10 weeks away, hurricane season 2020 is already showing signs of being a year flooded by storms.El Niño, the large series of climate changes seen in the Pacific Ocean, has a profound effect on deterring and enabling a prolific Atlantic hurricane season.Think Punxsutawney Phil, but with actual power […]
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As Climate Crisis Fuels Earlier Rains, Southern Cities Face Inland Flooding 12.3.2020 Truthout.com
As Climate Crisis Fuels Earlier Rains, Southern Cities Face Inland Flooding
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Six-fold spike in polar ice loss lifts global oceans 12.3.2020 Raw Story
Greenland and Antarctica are shedding six times more ice than during the 1990s, driving sea level rise that could see annual flooding by 2100 in regions home today to some 400 million people, scientists have warned. The kilometres-thick ice sheets atop land masses at the planet’s extremities sloughed off 6.4 trillion tonnes of mass from […]
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UN: Last year was second-warmest and decade was hottest ever 11.3.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The U.N. weather agency says last year was the second warmest on record and the past decade was the hottest in human history. And it says January was the warmest January since 1850.
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Private Utility Monopolies Serve Shareholder Profits. Let’s Make Power Public. 8.3.2020 Truthout.com
Private Utility Monopolies Serve Shareholder Profits. Let’s Make Power Public.
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German teen Naomi Seibt the darling of climate change deniers 27.2.2020 Raw Story
At 19, Naomi Seibt is on her way to becoming the voice of climate sceptics. Close to the far right in her home country of Germany, she has also been propelled by the Heartland Institute, an American think tank supported by allies of US President Donald Trump. Climate sceptics have found their muse: Naomi Seibt, […]
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What Would It Take to Get More Farmers Fighting Climate Change? 26.2.2020 Mother Jones
As signs of a new drought loom over California farm country and a potential return of last spring’s catastrophic floods haunts the Midwestern corn belt, Rep. Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) is out with a new plan to ready US agriculture for the insults of climate change. Called the Agriculture Resilience Act, the bill would enlist growers to […]
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The Next Economic Recession Will Likely Come From Climate Crisis 24.2.2020 Truthout.com
Extreme weather caused by climate change could lead to a recession "the likes of which we've never seen ...
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Editorial: No, a trillion more trees and baby-step oil company reforms won't fix global warming 24.2.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The trillion trees initiative to reduce global warming is like someone trying to lose a lot of weight by taking daily walks without changing the daily diet.

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Professor warns: A recession ‘the likes of which we’ve never seen before’ could be on its way 24.2.2020 Raw Story
American companies are ignoring the risks of climate change at their own peril, according to a researcher warning that extreme weather caused by the climate crisis could result in a devastating economic recession. This article first appeared in Salon. Financial markets are failing to account for the risks that increasingly frequent and worsening floods, droughts, […]
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You’re a frog in a pot and Donald Trump is turning up the heat 23.2.2020 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. “Trump has […]
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Left-Leaning Documentaries Featured Prominently at the Oscars: 'Workers of the World Unite!' 21.2.2020 NewsBusters
Hollywood’s favorite 17-year-old climate change expert Greta Thunberg kicked off the documentary mash-up during the Oscars. She thanked David Attenborough for getting her interested in the environment through his documentaries. Attenbourgh’s latest documentary A Life on Our Planet, about how, according to the trailer “humans have overrun the ...
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A military perspective on climate change could bridge the gap between believers and doubters 19.2.2020 Raw Story
As experts warn that the world is running out of time to head off severe climate change, discussions of what the U.S. should do about it are split into opposing camps. The scientific-environmental perspective says global warming will cause the planet severe harm without action to slow fossil fuel burning. Those who reject mainstream climate […]
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How warming winters are affecting everything 19.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Winters are warming faster than summers in many places, and colder parts of the U.S. are warming faster than hotter ones. The warming winter climate has year-round consequences across the country.
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Topless Girls on Skates on Ice 17.2.2020 The Moderate Voice

That's relatively normal for Nevada, which is, on balance, FAR more normal than these days of madness in which we now find ourselves enmired.

The post Topless Girls on Skates on Ice appeared first on The Moderate Voice.

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Will Climate Change Provoke a Widespread Revival of Socialism? 13.2.2020 Truthout.com
Will Climate Change Provoke a Widespread Revival of Socialism?
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How cities are preparing their water infrastructure for bigger storms 13.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Climate change is fueling a wetter climate. Cities are turning to computer modeling to assess whether their stormwater systems are up to the task.
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MN students were in Puerto Rico learning about energy resilience when a quake knocked the power out 6.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The students got a front-row seat to the kind of scenarios they’ll be planning for as future regional planners and civic leaders. The frequency and intensity of disasters such as storms, fires and flooding are expected to worsen under climate change.
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