Daily Archives: November 7, 2020

2020-11-07: News Headlines

Andrea Germanos, staff writer (2020-11-06). To Trump's Threat That Biden Will Ban Fracking, Climate Campaigners Say, 'Yes, Please'. commondreams.org "Joe Biden can prove himself to be the leader these precarious times require." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/biden-ban-fracking-election.jpg

Andrea Germanos, staff writer (2020-11-06). Greta Thunberg Tells Trump to 'Chill, Donald, Chill' After Unhinged, Lie-Filled Ballot Tirade. commondreams.org "Donald must work on his Anger Management problem, then go to a good old fashioned movie with a friend!" | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/chill-donald-thunberg.jpg

commondreams (2020-11-06). Fracking Fizzled for Trump in Pennsylvania. commondreams.org ______________________________…

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-06). 'The Wasteland' to vie at Singapore Intl. FilmFest. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 07 (MNA) — Iranian film 'The Wasteland' directed by Ahmad bahrami, has been accepted into the competition program of the 31st edition of Singapore International Film Festival.

commondreams (2020-11-06). President-Elect Biden Must Bring Real Climate Action, Beginning with Fracking Ban on Federal Lands. commondreams.org ______________________________…

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

Staff (2020-11-05). 'When we do it to people of color, we don't call it fascism': Bruce Franklin's predictions ring true 40 years later. therealnews.com 40 years ago, Bruce Franklin sounded the alarm on surveillance limiting underground work, climate change, and the impeding elimination of the human species—all of which, he argued, would pave the way for fascism.

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.

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 …

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.

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.

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."

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."

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

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."