Category Archives: Climate Change Politics

Teenagers Emerge as a Force in Climate Protests Across Europe – By Milan Schreuer- Elian Peltier and Christopher F. Schuetze – The New York Times

By Milan Schreuer, Elian Peltier and Christopher F. Schuetze Jan. 31, 2019 BRUSSELS — Tens of thousands of children skipped school in Belgium on Thursday to join demonstrations for action against climate change, part of a broader environmental protest movement across Europe that has … Continue reading

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Opinion | The Green New Deal Rises Again – By Thomas L. Friedman – The New York Times

By Thomas L. Friedman Opinion Columnist Jan. 8, 2019,  30 c A technician monitoring turbines at a wind farm in Glenrock, Wy.CreditCreditDamon Winter/The New York Times “Back in 2007, I wrote a column calling for a “Green New Deal,” and … Continue reading

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Opinion | Hope for a Green New Year – by Paul Krugman – The New York Times

Let’s be honest with ourselves: The new Democratic majority in the House won’t be able to enact new legislation. I’ll be astonished if there are bipartisan deals on anything important — even on infrastructure, where both sides claim to want … Continue reading

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Climate Negotiators Reach an Overtime Deal to Keep Paris Pact Alive – The New York Times

By Brad Plumer Dec. 15, 2018 KATOWICE, Poland — Diplomats from nearly 200 countries reached a deal on Saturday to keep the Paris climate agreement alive by adopting a detailed set of rules to implement the pact. The deal, struck … Continue reading

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Top 10 countries by Produced Renewable Energy | GreenMatch

“What Is the Role of Renewables in Achieving the Paris Climate Objectives? In 2015, renewables added to decreasing EU ozone depleting substance (GHG) outflows by 436 MtCO2eq, Italy’s emission equivalent. Renewables assume a noteworthy part in making the EU a … Continue reading

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Opinion | France’s New Protest Movement Is Tailor Made for the Macron Era – By Agnès C. Poirier – The New York Times

By Agnès C. Poirier Ms. Poirier is a writer and political commentator. Nov. 28, 2018 A member of the Gilets Jaunes, or Yellow Vests movement, at a protest against rising fuel taxes, on the Champs-Élysées in Paris on Saturday. Credit … Continue reading

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Opinion | Midterm Climate Report: Partly Cloudy – The New York Times Editorial

By The Editorial Board The editorial board represents the opinions of the board, its editor and the publisher. It is separate from the newsroom and the Op-Ed section. Nov. 9, 2018,   143 CreditCreditAntonio Sortino The latest report from the Intergovernmental … Continue reading

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Editorial | Best Way to Fight Climate Change? Put an Honest Price on Carbon – The New York Times

Will voters in Washington State breathe new life into the idea of taxing carbon emissions? Plenty of people worried about the earth’s future certainly hope so. Climate scientists and economists have long argued that the single best way to slow … Continue reading

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Birders Don’t Need to Be Told That Catastrophic Climate Change Approaches | by Hannah Waters – Audubon

Birders Don’t Need to Be Told That Catastrophic Climate Change Approaches A new report warns that we’re approaching the point of no return—a fact that close observers of nature have known for years. By Hannah Waters October 10, 2018 On … Continue reading

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Major Climate Report Describes a Strong Risk of Crisis as Early as 2040 – by Coral Davenport – NYT

David Lindsay:   The climate scientists were right, only the really bad stuff will happen sooner than previosly thought. NYT, By Co ral Davenport, Oct. 7, 2018 1468 comments “INCHEON, South Korea — A landmark report from the United Nations’ scientific panel … Continue reading

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