Saturday, December 7, 2019

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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Malignant normality silently takes hold in America

The national media should free itself from this president’s constant demand for exposure and attention.

What’s wrong with the republicans?

Fruits of the twin roots of evil: Slavery and imperial expansion.

The bee is officially on the verge of extinction

With our own health and well-being directly linked to these insects, we have to make it a priority to ensure the bee population's survival.
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Sweden provides free higher education, universal healthcare, free daycare — why can’t the U.S.?

In Sweden, healthcare costs are largely subsided by the state. Daycare and preschool programs are mostly free. College and university are free. Public transportation is subsidized for many users.

Bernie Sanders tops new California poll—but you wouldn’t have known it by reading this...

In latest #BernieBlackout example, Sanders’ deputy campaign manager notes it took major newspaper “three paragraphs to mention who is leading.”