2020-02-19: Social Media Postees

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Methane Leakage Makes Australia a World Leading Per Capita Greenhouse Gas Polluter
Gideon Polya | globalresearch.ca | 2020-02-19
Methane (CH4) is 85% of natural gas, leaks, and has a Global Warming Potential (GWP) 105 times that of the same mass of carbon dioxide (CO2) on a 20 year time frame with aerosol impacts included. Such considerations reveal that …
globalresearch.ca/methane-leakage-makes-australia-world-leading-per-capita-greenhouse-gas-polluter/5704047

Inside Extinction Rebellion: War reporting a global human conflict
Eds. | mronline.org | 2020-02-19
Having our own media allows us to tell the stories that the millionaire press barons don't want to engage with and it gives us a space to debate and explore issues without the toxic influence of climate deniers. | Source…
mronline.org/2020/02/18/inside-extinction-rebellion-war-reporting-a-global-human-conflict/

Inside Extinction Rebellion: War reporting a global human conflict
Eds. | mronline.org | 2020-02-19
Having our own media allows us to tell the stories that the millionaire press barons don't want to engage with and it gives us a space to debate and explore issues without the toxic influence of climate deniers. | Source…
mronline.org/2020/02/18/inside-extinction-rebellion-war-reporting-a-global-human-conflict/

2020 Youth Climate Action Summit Grades 9-12 in San Jose
TTFGGSB | indybay.org | 2020-02-19
The Tech Interactive, 201 S Market St, San Jose, CA 95113…
indybay.org/newsitems/2020/02/19/18830835.php

Permafrost Is Already Thawing. Will It Tip the Scales in the Climate Crisis?
Staff | truthout.org | 2020-02-19
Across vast swaths of the northern hemisphere's higher reaches, frozen ground holds billions of tonnes of carbon. | As global temperatures rise, this "permafrost" land is at increasing risk of thawing out, potentially releasing its long-held carbon into the atmosphere. | Abrupt permafrost thaw is one of the most frequently discussed "tipping points" that could be crossed in a warming world. However, research suggests that, while this thawin…
truthout.org/articles/permafrost-is-already-thawing-will-it-tip-the-scales-in-the-climate-crisis/

Bernie Sanders in Las Vegas: Being free, being high and eminent domain
Tomasz Konicz | indybay.org | 2020-02-19
The proclamation of a national climate emergency, the ban on oil and gas exports, the import of cheap medicines from Canada, the nationwide legalization of marijuana or the immediate halt to all construction work on Trump's border wall are to be implemented by means of the so-called "Executive Order."
indybay.org/newsitems/2020/02/19/18830824.php

To compete in global economy, Trump says workers' lives have to get worse
Tim Libretti | peoplesworld.org | 2020-02-19
What if America competed with other nations to have the best universal healthcare system or the best public education system? If we competed to be the leader in creating a green economy to address climate change? If we competed to end poverty and inequality? Donald Trump wants America to compete in the global economy, but …
peoplesworld.org/article/to-compete-in-global-economy-trump-says-workers-lives-have-to-get-worse/

Our Communities and Climate Change
Oakland Asian Cultural Center | indybay.org | 2020-02-19
Oakland Asian Cultural Center | 388 9th St. #290 | Oakland, CA 94607…
indybay.org/newsitems/2020/02/18/18830794.php

Pathways to Climate Smart Careers Fair for High School Students
City of San José Environmental Services | indybay.org | 2020-02-19
Fairmont Hotel San José, 170 South Market Street, San José , CA 95113…
indybay.org/newsitems/2020/02/19/18830833.php

Making the Climate Emergency the Story of the 2020 Elections
Mark Hertsgaard | thenation.com | 2020-02-19
Making the Climate Emergency the Story of the 2020 Elections…
thenation.com/article/environment/climate-antarctica-election-2020/

EU Plans to Create Single Data Market, Rein in US Tech Giants
sputniknews.com | 2020-02-19
According to the European Commission, the bloc is planning to implement rules for the data market and artificial intelligence, so the new technology will take into account privacy and ethical issues. It also stipulates that all European data centres will be climate neutral by 2030.
sputniknews.com/europe/202002191078350901-eu-plans-to-create-single-data-market-rein-in-us-tech-giants/

France to Impose More Controls on Mosques in Its Territory
telesurenglish.net | 2020-02-18
France's President Emmanuel Macron Tuesday announced greater control over mosques as part of his plan to fight "separatism" in neighborhoods where radical Islam is present. | RELATED: | Youth Climate Activists Occupy BlackRock in Paris, 17 Arrested | "We must have mosques transparently financed and directed by imams formed in France and respectful of our values," Macron said in Metz where he toured some slums. | As part of that his control plan, the arrival of imams from the Ar…
telesurenglish.net/news/France-to-Impose-More-Controls-on-Mosques-in-Its-Territory-20200218-0013.html

"Stop the Money Pipeline" Announces Nationwide Day of Action to Protest the Financing of Climate Destruction
commondreams.org | 2020-02-18
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Sanders and AOC's Fracking Ban Angers Centrists and Their Fossil Fuel Backers
Mike Ludwig | zcomm.org | 2020-02-18
Source: Truthout Photo by J. Bicking/Shutterstock.com House Democrats have finally unveiled a flurry of climate bills aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions, but activists say only one proposal represents the "gold standard" for tackling the climate crisis: Legislation introduced by Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez that would ban fracking nationwide. While none of Read…
zcomm.org/znetarticle/sanders-and-aocs-fracking-ban-angers-centrists-and-their-fossil-fuel-backers/

Buttigieg and Centrist Dems Want a Military Response to Climate Change. That's Dangerous
Sarah Lazare | commondreams.org | 2020-02-18
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg speaks at a town hall event in Coralville, Iowa on Feb. 2, 2020. (Photo: Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images) | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/pete.jpeg
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350.org on Jeff Bezos' 10$ Billion Climate Pledge
commondreams.org | 2020-02-18
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'One Hand Cannot Give What the Other Is Taking Away': Critics Skeptical of Bezos Pledge of $10 Billion to Fight Climate Crisis
Eoin Higgins, staff writer | commondreams.org | 2020-02-18
"Will Jeff Bezos show us true leadership or will he continue to be complicit in the acceleration of the climate crisis, while supposedly trying to help?" | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/bezos_0_0.jpeg
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Africa: A year of record climate disasters
Susan Price | greenleft.org.au | 2020-02-18
Climate Nnimmo BasseyIssue 1254 Africa Paris agreement Climate DebtFebruary 18, 2020While the world literally burns from climate and political turmoil, it is possible for Africa and other vulnerable regions…
greenleft.org.au/content/africa-year-record-climate-disasters

Coastal landfill sites set to spill over into sea, expert warns
The Canary | thecanary.co | 2020-02-17
More than 1,200 coastal landfill sites are in danger of spilling their contents into the sea

Capitalism, socialism and over-production crises
Prabhat Patnaik | mronline.org | 2020-02-17
Unlike capitalism, socialism avoids any waste or slack, such as is caused by an over-production crisis, by raising the consumption of workers appropriately to avert it. | Source…
mronline.org/2020/02/17/capitalism-socialism-and-over-production-crises/

Capitalism, socialism and over-production crises
Prabhat Patnaik | mronline.org | 2020-02-17
Unlike capitalism, socialism avoids any waste or slack, such as is caused by an over-production crisis, by raising the consumption of workers appropriately to avert it. | Source…
mronline.org/2020/02/17/capitalism-socialism-and-over-production-crises/

No excuses–we have to shut down the fossil fuel industry
Eds. | mronline.org | 2020-02-17
In the face of an ecological catastrophe as enormous and terrifying as this season's bushfires, you might think that policy might begin to shift, as those in power face up to the reality of human-induced climate change. But you'd be wrong. | Source…
mronline.org/2020/02/17/no-excuses-we-have-to-shut-down-the-fossil-fuel-industry/

No excuses–we have to shut down the fossil fuel industry
Eds. | mronline.org | 2020-02-17
In the face of an ecological catastrophe as enormous and terrifying as this season's bushfires, you might think that policy might begin to shift, as those in power face up to the reality of human-induced climate change. But you'd be wrong. | Source…
mronline.org/2020/02/17/no-excuses-we-have-to-shut-down-the-fossil-fuel-industry/

National climate emergency summit showcases market wing of climate movement
pip.hinman | greenleft.org.au | 2020-02-17
climate emergency Hans A BaerIssue 1254 Australia fossil fuels just transitions MelbourneFebruary 17, 2020The 2020 National Cl…
greenleft.org.au/content/national-climate-emergency-summit-showcases-market-wing-climate-movement

The climate and the fat tail risk
Eds. | mronline.org | 2020-02-16
My gap year ends in August, but it doesn't take a college degree in economics to realise that our remaining 1,5 ∞ carbon budget and ongoing fossil fuel subsidies and investments don't add up. | Source…
mronline.org/2020/02/16/112445/

In Pakistan, Guterres urges world to step up climate action, praises support to Afghan refugees
news.un.org | 2020-02-16
UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Sunday began a three-day visit to Pakistan, recognizing the country's decades of "outstanding generosity and solidarity" as one of the world's largest hosts of refugees, and highlighting its commitment to climate action.
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Marxism and the Climate Crisis: African Eco-Socialist Alternatives
Eds. | mronline.org | 2020-02-16
There is a rich inheritance of emancipatory Marxism in Africa, which includes Frantz Fanon, Ruth First, Samir Amin, Sam Moyo, Harold Wolpe and many others. Today, Satgar argues, the challenge is to defeat carbon capitalism accelerating the climate crisis and fomenting exclusionary nationalisms and for this there has to be a return to Marx. | Source…
mronline.org/2020/02/16/marxism-and-the-climate-crisis-african-eco-socialist-alternatives/

Shut Down Canada Until it Solves its War, Oil, and Genocide Problem
David Swanson | dissidentvoice.org | 2020-02-15
Indigenous people in Canada are giving the world a demonstration of the power of nonviolent action. The justness of their cause

Mobile game aims to bridge gap between citizens and leaders on climate action
news.un.org | 2020-02-13
Millions of people worldwide will get to share their views on climate action through a UN campaign launched on Thursday aimed at connecting them with Governments and policy makers.
news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2020/02/1057391

People and the planet versus gas
pip.hinman | greenleft.org.au | 2020-02-13
mining Sam WainwrightIssue 1253 Australia Burrup Hub Green left fighting fundFebruary 13, 2020The bushfire emergency has not slowed the bipartisan charge to push the planet over the climate catastr…
greenleft.org.au/content/people-and-planet-versus-gas

'Stand down now', RFS volunteer tells Morrison
pip.hinman | greenleft.org.au | 2020-02-12
bushfires Robynne MurphyIssue 1253 Australia firefighters climate emergencyFebruary 12, 2020Rural Fire Service (RFS) volunteer truck driver Robynne Murphy has been on the bushfire frontline since Nov…
greenleft.org.au/content/stand-down-now-rfs-volunteer-tells-morrison

Will the apocalyptic bushfires be a turning point in Australia's climate emergency?
Susan Price | greenleft.org.au | 2020-02-11
bushfires Climate change Pip HinmanIssue 1253 Australia Australia's bushfire crisis climate emergencyFebruary 11…
greenleft.org.au/content/will-apocalyptic-bushfires-be-turning-point-australia-climate-emergency

What Will it Take to Prevent Climate Collapse?
Brian Tokar | zcomm.org | 2020-02-02
Perhaps we can even begin to realize the dream of a liberated and truly interdependent global community of communities. The future of life on earth may depend on our ability to do just that…
zcomm.org/zmagazine/what-will-it-take-to-prevent-climate-collapse/

Could the Climate Crisis Be "The Good News of Damnation"?
Lawrence Wittner | zcomm.org | 2020-01-26
On August 12, 1945, six days after the U.S. government obliterated the city of Hiroshima with a single atomic bomb, Robert Hutchins, the president of the University of Chicago, delivered a remarkable public address. Speaking on his weekly radio program, the Chicago Roundtable, Hutchins observed that Leon Bloy, a French philosopher, had referred to…
zcomm.org/zblogs/could-the-climate-crisis-be-the-good-news-of-damnation/

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