Category Archives: Climate Change Politics

Opinion | Can Exxon Mobil Protect Mozambique From Climate Change? – By Leigh Elston – The New York Times

By Leigh Elston Ms. Elston writes about the energy industry in sub-Saharan Africa. March 26, 2019 A A A family stranded after Cyclone Ida in the Buzi District of Mozambique last Thursday.CreditCreditSiphiwe Sibeko/Reuters “MAPUTO, Mozambique — On Tuesday evening, five … Continue reading

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Copenhagen Wants to Show How Cities Can Fight Climate Change – The New York Times

By Somini Sengupta      Photographs by Charlotte de la Fuente March 25, 2019,   189 COPENHAGEN — Can a city cancel out its greenhouse gas emissions? Copenhagen intends to, and fast. By 2025, this once-grimy industrial city aims to be … Continue reading

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Becoming Greta: ‘Invisible Girl’ to Global Climate Activist With Bumps Along the Way – By Somini Sengupta – The New York Times

By Somini Sengupta Feb. 18, 2019,  159 c STOCKHOLM — It’s complicated being Greta. Small, shy, survivor of crippling depression, Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish girl skipping school to shame the world into addressing climate change, drew a parade of … Continue reading

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Editorial | Grown-Ups Get a Scolding on Climate – The New York Times

Inspired by a Swedish teenager, students around the world on Friday will protest political inaction. 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 … Continue reading

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No One Is Taking Your Hamburgers. But Would It Even Be a Good Idea? – by Kendra Pierre-Louis – The New York Times

. . . .    . . .    “The beef with beef Agriculture was responsible for 9 percent of greenhouse gas emissions in the United States in 2016, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. While the sectors with the … Continue reading

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Opinion | Time to Panic – By David Wallace-Wells – The New York Times

By David Wallace-Wells Mr. Wallace-Wells is the author of the forthcoming “The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming.” Feb. 16, 2019,  1034 c The age of climate panic is here. Last summer, a heat wave baked the entire Northern Hemisphere, killing … Continue reading

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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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