Climate Change

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October 21, 2019 - 12:43 pm
By DAVID BAUDER AP Media Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The Weather Channel is moving beyond cold fronts and heat waves to wade into the politics of climate change, with a special planned for early next month that includes interviews with nine presidential candidates on the topic. The campaign's most...
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Jeff Katz
October 10, 2019 - 11:30 am
First they came for our straws, now they're coming for our toilet paper. Environmentalists are now pushing for consumer goods manufacturer Proctor & Gamble - the makers of Charmin toilet paper and Bounty paper towels - to use recycled material in its products, according to CBS News. Neither...
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Jeff Katz
October 02, 2019 - 2:39 pm
Great Thunberg, the teenage climate activist who made a speech at the United Nations climate change summit blaming world leaders for her "stolen" childhood and their "empty words," has apparently been named a successor to Jesus Christ by a Swedish church. In an resurfaced tweet from December 2018,...
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September 25, 2019 - 12:53 pm
By SETH BORENSTEIN AP Science Writer . NEW YORK (AP) — Earth is in more hot water than ever before, and so are we, an expert United Nations climate panel warned in a grim new report Wednesday. Sea levels are rising at an ever-faster rate as ice and snow shrink, and oceans are getting more acidic...
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Protesters block traffic near the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Monday, Sept. 23, 2019. A broad coalition of climate and social justice organizations are disrupting the morning rush hour commute. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
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WRVA News
September 23, 2019 - 1:07 pm
By ASHRAF KHALIL Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Hundreds of activists blocked major intersections across the nation's capital Monday, demanding immediate government action on climate change. Under the banner of ShutDownDC, a broad coalition of activist groups sought to bring the morning traffic...
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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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WRVA News
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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