Daily Archives: November 6, 2020

2020-11-06: News Headlines

sputniknews (2020-11-05). 'Chill, Donald!' Teen Climate Activist Dunks on Trump's Post-Election Fuming With Ironic Tweet. sputniknews.com As US President Donald Trump takes his rage over the undecided election outcome to Twitter, he's gotten mockery from an unexpected source: 17-year-old autistic climate activist Greta Thunberg.

Ralph Nader — Bruce Fein (2020-11-05). How Trump, Hannity and Limbaugh Violated Election Law. counterpunch.org Conservative media celebrities Sean Hannity and Rush Limbaugh have flagrantly violated the federal election law prohibition of donating anything of value exceeding $2,800 to a presidential candidate. The ongoing strategic collaboration between Trump, Hannity and Limbaugh is obvious and has been widely documented in newspapers and books. Both Hannity and Limbaugh have collaborated with President

Jessica Corbett (2020-11-05). As US officially quits Paris Accord amid election uncertainty, progressives say 'make this disastrous decision temporary'. nationofchange.org "The U.S. exit from the Paris agreement is a shameful act and is especially cruel at a time when the world is reeling from devastating disasters worsened by climate change."

Sierra Club (2020-11-05). Friday 11/13: Green Friday: Extinction Rebellion "The Coming Extinction and What to do about it" indybay.org online…

Marlee Kokotovic (2020-11-05). Shell Oil asked what YOU are willing to do to reduce climate change, enraging advocates and activists. nationofchange.org "I'm willing to hold you accountable for lying about climate change for 30 years when you secretly knew the entire time that fossil fuels emissions would destroy our planet."

Eds. (2020-11-05). Climate Crisis and Imperialism: The Unfair Demonization of the East. mronline.org Last week in the presidential debate, Donald Trump said "Look at China, how filthy it is. Look at Russia. Look at India. It's filthy. The air is filthy," when asked about his decision to pull out of the Paris Climate Accord.

Hatewatch Staff (2020-11-05). Coming to a Town Near You: Taxpayer Funded Extremism. splcenter.org Marjorie Taylor Greene, a newly elected congresswoman from Northwest Georgia with ties to QAnon, wasted no time engaging in presidential election conspiracy theories.

Manlio Dinucci (2020-11-05). Fukushima, the Nuclear Pandemic Spreads. globalresearch.ca It was not Covid, therefore the news went almost unnoticed: Japan will release over a million tons of radioactive water from the Fukushima nuclear power plant into the sea. The catastrophic incident in Fukushima was triggered by the Tsunami that …

Staff (2020-11-04). The left needs to reclaim its radical roots. therealnews.com Democrats have written off the South for too long, says Climate Justice Alliance policy coordinator Anthony Rogers-Wright. If leftists want to win in the South, they need to learn how to build real power through direct organizing.

news.un (2020-11-04). UN and partners express regret over US departure from Paris climate accord. news.un.org The UN climate change secretariat, UNFCCC, has underlined its commitment to work with stakeholders in the United States and beyond, to accelerate climate action, in line with an historic treaty on limiting global warming and curbing greenhouse gas emissions.

Olivia Rosane (2020-11-04). US leads the world in plastic pollution, new study finds. nationofchange.org "The U.S. has a relatively robust waste infrastructure, yet an estimated five times as much plastic pollution entered the oceans in 2016 than in 2010."

Jules Kortenhorst, Andrew Steer (2020-11-04). Paris Agreement: Don't Count the US Out Just Yet. commondreams.org The vast majority of people in the United States support the Paris Agreement. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/climateemergency_0.jpg

Pip Hinman (2020-11-03). Flashpoint and the fire royal commission. greenleft.org.au The bushfire royal commission has acknowledged what climate activists, scientists and disaster management experts have been saying for decades: climate change is causing catastrophic weather events. Suzanne James argues we have to keep up the fight.