Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Tag: climate denial

The well-funded, well-orchestrated climate change-denial movement

"The climate change counter movement, as I call it, is really an add-on to the already-existing conservative movement in the United States."

Greta Thunberg offers advice to young people, dismisses climate-denying politicians in...

“Be an active democratic citizen...because democracy is not only on election day, it's happening all the time.”

ExxonMobil is still bankrolling climate science deniers

The world’s largest oil company says climate change is real, yet continues to finance climate denier groups.

Climate explained: why some people still think climate change isn’t real

Even people who accept the science of climate change sometimes resist it because it clashes with their personal projects.

Americans’ extinction denial syndrome

As the mad globalization of the economy and the funneling of all wealth to the tiniest segment of the ultra-rich carries on apace, perhaps the rest of us, struggling just to make the monthly payments for shelter and food, are losing that primal urge so critical to species survival.

The US has more climate deniers than any other wealthy nation,...

A 23-country poll found that the U.S. led rich nations in the percentage of people who said that climate change was not caused by humans.

‘Are you serious?’ John Kerry interrupts GOP climate denial logic in...

Meanwhile, the Republicans on the committee indicated they intend to do nothing but continue a long history of delay and denial on climate change.

NBC’s Meet the Press devotes entire show to climate change with...

"The Earth is getting hotter. And human activity is a major cause, period. We're not going to give time to climate deniers. The science is settled, even if political opinion is not."

Noam Chomsky: The future of organized human life is at risk...

We have to make decisions now which will literally determine whether organized human life can survive in any decent form.

Trump admin tries to bury 1,656-page climate report warning of devastating...

The findings are a sharp rebuke to the Trump administration’s insistence that environmental regulations hurt jobs and hinder economic growth.

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Sander’s monumental mistake: failing to explain exactly what a democratic socialist government is

It’s time that Sanders speaks out, explains what democratic socialism is and reminds Americans that it is a central part of this country, and that’s why he espouses that political ideology.

What will happen to Bernie?

“Make no mistake—in a world where Sanders falls short of the majority of delegates, he will have the nomination stolen from him again.”
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Yale study says Medicare for All would save US $450 billion, prevent nearly 70,000...

The study in The Lancet found that Medicare for All, supported by Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, will save money and is more cost-effective than “Medicare for All Who Want It."

Wells Fargo agrees to pay $3B over massive fraud scandal

“We are hopeful that this $3 billion penalty, along with the personnel and structural changes at the Bank, will ensure that such conduct will not reoccur.”

MSNBC’s Chris Matthews suggests four more years of Trump might be better for Democratic...

"Do they want Bernie to take over the Democratic Party in perpetuity? Maybe they'd rather wait 4 years and put in a Democrat that they like."