Thursday, February 20, 2020

Tag: Paris Climate Agreement

Bill McKibben on US withdrawal from Paris Accord, California fires, climate...

“The decision of the United States to be the only country on Earth …"

17 governors renew climate pledges on anniversary of Trump’s Paris Accord...

The governors of sixteen states and Puerto Rico that make up the U.S. Climate Alliance recommitted their pledges to the Paris agreement and announced a new wave of initiatives to accelerate and scale up climate action.

Michael Bloomberg pledges $4.5 million to help US meet Paris Climate...

"America made a commitment, and as an American, if the government's not going to do it we all have responsibility."

25 percent of the earth could see a permanent drought by...

If Earth’s temperature goes up by 2 degrees Celsius by 2050, more than 25 percent of the world would live in a state of drought.

France becomes first country to ban fracking and oil production

The plan is part of France’s commitment to the Paris climate agreement, and their larger plan of weaning the French economy from fossil fuels.

US is now the ONLY country not in Paris climate agreement

Trump's stance on climate change and his withdrawal from the Paris Agreement has generated intense global criticism.

Trump lies as global warming’s victims die

The Trump administration's lies about climate change are having real impacts today.

Despite withdrawing from the Paris Climate Agreement, US will join climate...

The United Nations welcomes the Trump Administration’s re-engagement.

Our best shot at meeting Paris goals? Make energy public

A new report finds public ownership is the best way for cities and towns to meet renewable energy and efficiency targets.

Trump channels Nero

Our descendants will thank us and curse the greedy grabber polluters. 

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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.
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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."

Factchecking NPR’s attempted takedown of Bernie Sanders

Their ignorance is willful, and finds its roots in a profoundly ideological position, an ideology adopted by journalists who favor and are rewarded by corporate arguments promoted by corporate Democrats.

Sanders alone on debate stage to say candidate with the most votes should get...

“Out of all the candidates, Bernie is the only one to advocate for the democratic will of the people.”

Millions of Americans crowdfunding to cover medical expenses

“It comes down to a profit-making motive that is baked into a system—a system that puts profits over patients.”