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Opinion | Macron’s Moment of Truth – By Sylvie Kauffmann – The New York Times

By Sylvie Kauffmann Ms. Kauffmann is the editorial director of Le Monde. Dec. 6, 2018 225 Image President Emmanuel Macron, center, inspecting the damage from protests over a planned fuel tax increase in Paris this month.CreditCreditEtienne Laurent/EPA, via Shutterstock “PARIS … Continue reading

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‘Yellow Vest’ Protests Shake France. Here’s the Lesson for Climate Change. – The New York Times

By Alissa J. Rubin and Somini Sengupta Dec. 6, 2018 301 PARIS — Vincent Picard describes himself as a “militant ecologist.” But when protesters took to the streets to express their rage over a planned increase in France’s fuel tax, … Continue reading

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Emmanuel Macron’s Unwanted New Title: ‘President of the Rich’ – By Adam Nossiter – NYT

By Adam Nossiter Nov. 1, 2017 34 “PARIS — From the all-powerful president with the infallible touch, Emmanuel Macron has become the “president of the rich,” an elitist dispensing fiscal goodies to the wealthy. At least that is what parliamentarians, … Continue reading

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Making President Trump’s Bed: A Housekeeper Without Papers – By Miriam Jordan – The New York Times

“But throughout his campaign and his administration, Ms. Morales, 45, has been reporting for work at Mr. Trump’s golf course in Bedminster, where she is still on the payroll. An employee of the golf course drives her and a group … 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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Methane and Frozen Ground | National Snow and Ice Data Center – Kevin Schaefer

Here Dr. Kevin Schaefer of the National Snow and Ice Data Center, or NSIDCprovides some answers to questions about methane and frozen ground. What is methane? Methane is a gas made up of one carbon atom and four hydrogen atoms. It’s … Continue reading

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Methane and Frozen Ground | National Snow and Ice Data Center – by Kevin Schaefer – Intro David Lindsay

   David Lindsay David Lindsay Draft two: Monday was a balmy, windy 50 degrees here, so Laine Harris invited me to go out for one last sail on his Pearson 30. As we drove out to the Branford River, Laine … Continue reading

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Greenhouse Gas Emissions Accelerate Like a ‘Speeding Freight Train’ in 2018 – By Kendra Pierre-Louis – The New York Times

By Kendra Pierre-Louis Dec. 5, 2018,    770 Want climate news in your inbox? Sign up here for Climate Fwd:, our email newsletter. Greenhouse gas emissions worldwide are growing at an accelerating pace this year, researchers said Wednesday, putting the … Continue reading

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Opinion | Cuba’s Slow Rebirth – The New York Times

By Ruth Behar Dec. 4, 2018 Idania del Río, the owner of the graphic design shop Clandestina, in Havana.CreditCreditYamil Lage/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Turning Point: Raúl Castro resigns as Cuba’s president. “It was yours,” my mother announced. She held … Continue reading

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Opinion | You Don’t Understand Tariffs- Man – Editorial- The New York Times

Not long after claiming victory in the midterm elections in which his party lost at least 39 House seats, President Trump kept up his winning streak this past weekend, this time on the world stage. At the Group of 20 … Continue reading

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