2020-05-27: News Headlines

Bronwen Tucker , Kate DeAngelis (2020-05-27). Why $77 Billion a Year in Public Finance for Oil, Gas, and Coal Is Even Worse Than It Sounds. commondreams.org 2019 Climate strike in Jakarta, Indonesia ©Gilang Kharisma (Photo: CC BY-NC-SA 2.0) | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/jakarta-climate-strike-768×512.jpg

Gene Glickman (2020-05-27). A Comradely Letter: What's a Progressive to Do? counterpunch.org This article is a call-to-arms on global warming. But before I turn to my main concern, I need to express some thoughts about the 2020 presidential campaign and the way we understand it. After I lay that out, I'll connect those campaign-related thoughts with the issue of climate change. Now that the presidential election has

Janis Petzel (2020-05-26). Let's Pay Attention to What COVID-19 Is Trying to Tell Us About Climate Change. commondreams.org COVID-19 demonstrates that there is a direct connection between the environment and our health. (Photo: World Learning/flickr/cc) | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/smog.jpg

commondreams (2020-05-26). Big Oil Loses Appeals in California Climate Lawsuits. commondreams.org ______________________________…

Jessica Corbett, staff writer (2020-05-27). New Report Details How G20 Nations Spend $77 Billion a Year to Destroy Climate. commondreams.org Even after the world's largest economies adopted the landmark Paris agreement to tackle the climate crisis in late 2015, governments continued to pour $77 billion a year in public finance into propping up the fossil fuel industry, according to a report released Wednesday. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/keep-it-in-the-ground.jpg

Jessica Corbett, staff writer (2020-05-26). Hundreds of Medical Professionals and Groups Say Covid-19 Stimulus Plans Must Be Prescriptions for #HealthyRecovery. commondreams.org Hundreds of medical professionals and groups representing over 40 million healthcare workers came together Tuesday to demand that world leaders pursue a #HealthyRecovery from the coronavirus pandemic that incorporates preparation for future public health crises as well as environmental and climate action into economic stimulus packages. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/gettyimages-12151492561.jpg

en.mehrnews (2020-05-27). Picturesque views in Moghan Plateau. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 28 (MNA) — Germi, a part of Moghan Plateau, is located 110 km north of Ardabil the capital of Ardabil province. Like most parts of Iran, it has a semi-arid climate with fairly hot summers and relatively cold winters. Many cold springs and beautiful natural landscapes are in Germi, which attract tourists. The mineral springs of Germi (Khan Bulaghi, Zarana) are notable throughout Iran for their medicinal qualities.