• Winning: Climate Activists Ditch Polar Bear Icon As Growing Populations Defy ‘Emergency’ Narrative

    • Date: 05/11/19
    • The American Mirror

    Polar bears are out, and pictures of people in misery after natural disasters and choking on smog are in. The suggested shift what “journalists” should focus on when covering the so-called “climate emergency” comes from The Guardian’s picture editor Fiona Shields, who argues “we need new imagery for new narratives.” There’s one other convenient benefit: Polar […]

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  • Trump Formally Pulls Out Of Paris Climate Agreement

    • Date: 05/11/19
    • The Hill

    President Trump on Monday began the yearlong process of withdrawing the U.S. from the Paris climate accord. The official announcement cements a promise Trump made in the White House Rose Garden in 2017 when he first announced his intention to withdraw from the global climate change agreement signed by every other country in the world. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced […]

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  • Australian PM Threatens To Outlaw Radical Climate Protests That Threaten The Economy

    • Date: 02/11/19
    • Deutsche Welle

    Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Friday threatened to outlaw climate protests, accusing them of increasingly disrupting the country’s lucrative mining industry. The conservative head of Australia’s government has described climate protesters as a “new breed of radical activism.” Critics have accused Scott Morrison of trying to weaken fundamental rights in the country. “We are working […]

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  • Just Before They Sink Below The Waves Maldives Open Five New Airports This Year

    • Date: 01/11/19
    • Maldives Insider

    Five new airports will come into operation by the end of the year, Maldives government announced Sunday. Transport minister Aishath Nahula told local media that construction of airports on the islands of Kulhudhuffushi in Haa Dhaal atoll, Funadhoo in Shaviyani atoll, Maafaru in Noonu atoll, Madivaru in Lhaviyani atoll and Maavarulu in Gaaf Dhaal atoll […]

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  • German Court Rejects Greenpeace & Farmers’ Climate Lawsuit

    • Date: 31/10/19
    • The Local

    A Berlin court on Thursday threw out a case brought by three farmers against Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government over its failure to meet climate protection targets, hyped by campaigners as the first such legal challenge in Germany. After the government admitted it would fail to meet its own and EU greenhouse gas reduction goals for […]

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  • Chile Cancels Annual Talk-Fest For Climate Activists

    • Date: 30/10/19
    • BBC News

    Chilean President Sebastián Piñera has pulled out of hosting a major United Nations climate change conference as anti-government protests continue. He said that the decision had “caused him a lot of pain” but that his government needed “to prioritise re-establishing public order”. The conference, known as COP25, was scheduled for December. Chile also pulled out […]

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  • 1000 Doomsday Academics Demand Career Breaks So They Can ‘Save The Planet From Climate Change’

    • Date: 30/10/19
    • The Daily Telegraph

    Academics have demanded career breaks so they can save the planet from climate change as they warn that “humanity is on a precipice”. [1000] British professors and lecturers have signed an open letter to vice-Chancellors and research funding chiefs warning that “the very future of life on earth is in question” (sic!) if “climate breakdown” […]

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  • Climate Scientists Go After Netflix

    • Date: 29/10/19
    • New York Post

    Climate scientists are railing against streaming TV and movie services, which they’re calling “a waste of resources at all levels.” Researchers estimate that watching a half-hour show via an on-demand video app emits 1.6 kilograms of carbon dioxide into the environment — the equivalent of driving almost 4 miles, according to Maxime Efoui-Hess of Paris-based […]

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