Category Archives: Climate Change Politics

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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Opinion | Stopping Climate Change Is Hopeless. Let’s Do It. – By Auden Schendler and Andrew P. Jones – NYT

By Auden Schendler and Andrew P. Jones Mr. Schendler is a climate activist and businessman. Mr. Jones creates climate simulations for the nonprofit Climate Interactive. Oct. 6, 2018 CreditCreditClaire Merchlinsky “On Monday, the world’s leading climate scientists are expected to … Continue reading

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Losing Earth: The Decade We Almost Stopped Climate Change – By Nathaniel Rich Photographs and Videos by George Steinmetz – NYT

Amazing, heartbreaking. Caution: intelligent people should be warned that this story might cause depression and despair. The antidote, go see Al Gore’s second film, An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power. It is full of good news. By Nathaniel Rich Photographs and … Continue reading

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Opinion | A Prophet of Doom James Hanson Was Right About the Climate – by Justin Gillis – NYT

“June 23 turned out be a blistering day in Washington, and much of the nation was suffering through a drought and heat wave. Dr. Hansen took his seat in a Capitol Hill hearing room and laid out the scientific facts … Continue reading

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What Drove a Man to Set Himself on Fire in Brooklyn? – By Annie Correal -NYT

It is impossible to know all the reasons a person commits suicide. Mr. Buckel suggested one: He was trying to call attention to pollution and global warming. “My early death by fossil fuel reflects what we are doing to ourselves,” … Continue reading

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