Friday, November 16, 2018

Tag: global warming

Oceans have absorbed 60% more heat than scientists thought

It means that policy makers now have even less leeway when it comes to reducing greenhouse gas emissions if they want to keep warming to 1.5 or even 2 degrees above pre-industrial levels.

Climate scientist: As UN warns of global catastrophe, we need a...

Or otherwise, millions will be imperiled by increasing droughts, floods, fires and poverty.

8 world cities that could be underwater as oceans rise

"These global metropolises may look strong and stable, but it is a mirage. As sea levels rise, they are increasingly under threat and under water."

Human-caused climate change severely exposes the US national parks

Our newly published results reveal that climate change has exposed the national parks to conditions hotter and drier than the country as a whole.

Watch what Bill McKibben calls ‘one of the best and most...

With the last five years the hottest since records began, Senator Bernie Sanders says that "What Trump and his friends in the fossil fuel industry are doing is criminal."

Experts: If we don’t stop climate change, CA fires ‘will seem...

This year’s fires have already burned nearly three times as many acres as the same time last year. Experts say climate change has increased the length of fire season.

At the World Bank’s Climate Summit, financiers trade carbon while the...

At “Innovate4Climate,” the people destroying the planet gather to congratulate themselves on their climate efforts.

‘Unprecedented’ heat wave fueling Arctic fires made more than twice as...

"But equally there is no doubt that we can and should constrain the increasing likelihood of all kinds of extreme weather events by restricting greenhouse gas emissions as sharply as possible."

Oil companies and lobbyists say they’re ready to solve climate change....

But when one examines the fine print of the deal – and the financial benefits flowing to some of the people touting it – the effort looks much less utopian.

New study further confirms it: Fracking fuels global warming

Not only does fracking harm kids' brains, cause earthquakes, and poison water supplies, it also helps contribute to overall global warming.

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Trump says Republicans lost at midterms because people put on disguises to vote illegally

"If you buy a box of cereal - you have a voter ID."

Authoritarian: Sanders describes Trump after the administration attacks the free press

"Trump describes the free media as an "enemy of the people"; attacks leaders of democratic countries while cozying up to authoritarian nations; and now uses his influence to try to stop the counting of votes in FL and GA."
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NY politician: We need to block $3 billion handout for Amazon & use money...

New York Assemblymember Ron Kim is introducing legislation to block the deal and redirect taxpayer money away from Amazon subsidies and toward student debt relief.

Despite famine, Khashoggi, and school bus massacre, House GOP moves swiftly to keep US...

The move ensured that Republicans can avoid voting on the bill – a vote in which they would have to choose between standing up against a war that has killed more than 15,000 civilians or angering President Donald Trump.
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As Jeff Bezos earns $191K per minute, why are NY & VA giving Amazon...

Many local politicians have openly criticized authorities in New York and Virginia for backing the deals, which will create a total of 50,000 jobs.

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