Daily Archives: November 8, 2020

2020-11-08: News Headlines

Sierra Club (2020-11-08). Thursday 11/12: Where We Go From Here: All In For Climate & Equitable Communities w/ Sierra Club. indybay.org Online via livestream…

Editor (2020-11-08). Scientists Confirm the Culprit Behind Earth's Biggest Extinction. scheerpost.com By Tim Radford / Climate News Network German scientists are now sure they can explain the biggest extinction of life on this planet: a catastrophe at the end of the Permian Epoch 252 million years ago. It happened because atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) levels rose dramatically over thousands of years, turning the seas ever more acidic, to precipitate dangerous changes in oceanic conditions. |

news.un (2020-11-08). Myanmar's farmers battle climate and health uncertainty. news.un.org For farmers in Myanmar, the COVID-19 pandemic is adding to growing unpredictability, in a sector already struggling to cope with the effects of climate change. The UN is working closely with the country's government to help them to adapt and thrive.

commondreams (2020-11-08). Time For A U.S. Climate President. commondreams.org ______________________________…

WSWS (2020-11-07). Climate change and human evolution. wsws.org Significant environmental change in East Africa between 500,000 and 300,000 years ago prompted a major step in human evolution.

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

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

commondreams (2020-11-06). President-Elect Biden Must Bring Real Climate Action, Beginning with Fracking Ban on Federal Lands. 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). Fracking Fizzled for Trump in Pennsylvania. 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

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.

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.

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."

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 …

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