Climate Change

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Jeff Katz
September 18, 2019 - 4:15 pm
Hey, guess what everybody? The earth is warming again! Or is it cooling? Well, either way we're in big trouble, according to NBC. On Tuesday's Today show, weatherman Al Roker warned viewers that climate change was threatening some American landmarks and even suggested that Washington D.C. may soon...
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Jeff Katz
September 17, 2019 - 10:48 am
New York City Public Schools announced that students could skip classes with no penalties to participate in the global youth climate strikes, the New York Times reports. NYC Public Schools made the announcement on Twitter last Thursday: . @NYCschools will excuse absences of students participating...
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Activists protest during a rally outside the White House in Washington, Friday, Sept. 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
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September 16, 2019 - 12:57 pm
By FRANK JORDANS Associated Press BERLIN (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to join worldwide demonstrations this week ahead of a U.N. climate summit in New York, as unions and some businesses lend their support for faster action to fight climate change. Organizers said Monday that...
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Jeff Katz
September 10, 2019 - 5:25 pm
A new article in the New Yorker insists that getting rid of "assault weapons" in America is the next major step in the battle against climate change. This essay, written by Jonathan Franzen, looks at many issues that most of us would not consider climate change issues claims and turns them into,...
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Jeff Katz
September 10, 2019 - 3:47 pm
During a meeting of the Senate Homeland Security Committee on Monday - held at the National 9/11 Memorial & Museum in New York City - radical islam was not mentioned once among the list of potential threats to the U.S., Breitbart News reports. Just two days before the 18th anniversary of the...
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Jeff Katz
September 06, 2019 - 2:41 pm
Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) said during a CNN climate change town hall that should wants to reduce the amount of red meat Americans eat to help combat climate change. Kamala Harris wants the government to create “incentives” for Americans to eat less meat https://t.co/T0FEr063Up pic.twitter.com/...
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Jeff Katz
September 06, 2019 - 2:11 pm
During a television appearance earlier this week, Emory University Professor Tiphanie Yanique argued that Hurricane Dorian is "man-made." Appearing on PBS' Democracy Now!, Yanique was discussing Hurricane Dorian hitting her native Virgin Islands when she began explaining that climate change (of...
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Jeff Katz
September 05, 2019 - 12:24 pm
Speaking at a CNN climate change town hall event Wednesday night, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) said that he is willing to discuss population control and that abortion is crucial in combating the climate "crisis." Sanders was asked by an attendee, "Would you be courageous enough to discuss this issue...
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Jeff Katz
September 05, 2019 - 10:47 am
It was only a matter of time. As Hurricane Dorian moves along the southeast coast of the United States and threatens the Carolinas, the "real reporters" over at CNN took the opportunity to analyze "The Climate Crisis" facing the world. And almost as soon as the Situation Room began, host Wolf...
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September 04, 2019 - 10:19 am
By JUANA SUMMERS and ELLEN KNICKMEYER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Five Democratic presidential candidates in the span of 24 hours have released sweeping plans to address climate change, ahead of a series of town halls devoted to the issue. On Wednesday, California Sen. Kamala Harris and...
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