2019-11-16: News Headlines

Ryan Gopar (2019-11-16). Immigrants Feel Broaden Risk During Fires. indybay.org This is an opinion piece on the anxiety endured by the immigrant population. While referencing events in northern California, the climate of fear is throughout all of the United States. This piece is meant to raise awareness of and for immigrants, in relation to the Public Charge Rules.

Dan Bacher (2019-11-16). Hundreds pack hearing to protest Trump administration proposal to dredge San Francisco Bay. indybay.org "Deepening the Bay to accommodate bigger vessels carrying dirty tar sands crude oil puts communities along the water and near the refineries at risk," said Isabella Zizi, Climate Campaigner at Stand.earth and member of Protect the Bay.

Michael Lyon (2019-11-16). Joining Youth and Age on the Climate Crisis. indybay.org Street Level Community Room, Park Branch Library | 1833 Page St. San Francisco…

Fred_F (2019-11-16). The climate canary in the coal mine. greenleft.org.au Climate Zane AlcornIssue 1245 AustraliaNovember 16, 2019If you thought extreme weather and climate events would eventually force politicians to wake up — that notion should now be definitely put to bed. | Not only did the Coalition fail to acknowledge climate change makes it more likely that extreme weather events will be more frequent…

Staff (2019-11-15). Twitter Details Political Ads Ban, Issue Ads Allowed. truthdig.com Twitter says its new ban on political ads will cover appeals for votes, solicitations for campaign contributions and any political content. | Twitter is defining political content to include any ad that references a candidate, political party, government official, ballot measure, or legislative or judicial outcome. The ban also applies to all ads — even nonpolitical ones — from candidates, political parties and elected or appointed government officials. | However, Twitter is allowing ads related to social causes such as climate change, gun control and abortion. People and groups running such ads won't…

Tony Cartalucci (2019-11-15). Karma: British "White Helmets" Co-Founder Dead in Turkey. globalresearch.ca Former British military officer James Le Mesurier suspected of ties to MI6 and the co-founder of the so-called "White Helmets" front was found dead this month in Turkey from an apparent fall from his residence. | The Western media wasted no …

Tom Weis (2019-11-15). DNC Dithers While the World Burns. commondreams.org The youth-led Sunrise Movement launched a campaign earlier this year to urge the Democratic Party to hold a 2020 presidential primary debate about the climate crisis. (Photo: Sunrise Movement/Twitter) | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/dnc-sunrise.jpg

Staff (2019-11-15). Cap and Trade Can't Be the Answer to Climate Change. truthdig.com A new report find that it's as susceptible to lobbying as any other legislation, with pollution up in California since it took effect.

Manuel García, Jr. (2019-11-15). The Truthiest Reality of Global Warming. counterpunch.org An omniscient individual on my electronic social media splattergram expressed skepticism that the 0.04% of the atmosphere made up of CO2 could possibly have any responsibility for causing global warming, now also known as climate change. It seems clear to me now that with each passing day more people will stumble upon this startling insight, More

Andrea Germanos, staff writer (2019-11-15). Irish Youth Activists at First-Ever Climate Assembly Implore Govt to Listen to Science. commondreams.org Lawmakers were told they must "work on our behalf to ensure that we—and you—have a future." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/ireland-youth-climate-assembly.jpg

Jake Johnson, staff writer (2019-11-15). 'Pure Propaganda': New York Times Condemned for Comparing Sanders Green New Deal to Trump Border Wall. commondreams.org "Article misses a key 'expert' perspective: The climate scientists who are saying we need to radically transform every aspect of our economy in the next decade if we want even a 50 percent chance of averting catostrophic climate crisis." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/bernie_sanders_32.jpg

Fred_F (2019-11-15). Climate crisis, food production and the rising risk of pandemics. greenleft.org.au Agriculture Climate Pat BrewerIssue 1245 AustraliaNovember 15, 2019Australia is already feeling the effects of the climate crisis through rising temperatures, drought and major bushfires. | Meanwhile, governments are loosening environmental laws and agribusiness farming is dam…

Fred_F (2019-11-15). WA climate rebels pledge to blockade fossil fuels conference. greenleft.org.au environment Sam WainwrightIssue 1245 Australia PerthNovember 15, 2019Climate activists are gearing up for the Resources Technology Showcase (RTS), a mining and fossil fuel industry conference to be held at the Perth Convention Centre over November 27-28. | A newly formed c…

Staff (2019-11-15). Sen. Cory Booker on Environmental Justice, Nuclear Power & "Savage Racial Disparities" in the U.S. democracynow.org The first-ever Presidential Forum on Environmental Justice, co-moderated by Democracy Now! host Amy Goodman and former EPA official Mustafa Santiago Ali, was held last Friday at South Carolina State University in Orangeburg. Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey was one of six Democratic candidates to share his plans to confront environmental injustices and the climate crisis. Booker spoke about racial disparities in the U.S., the creation of renewable energy jobs and the water contamination crises in cities across the country, including his hometown of Newark. "My community is not alone," Booker said. "Lead service…

Eds. (2019-11-14). Extinction Rebellion: Rebellion against whom? mronline.org Through the global climate strike and mass demonstrations for the planet launched by Greta Thunberg, an entire generation has gotten a taste of political action, understanding the need for dramatic change to deal with environmental degradation. It is in this context that the group Extinction Rebellion (XR) has struck a chord. | Source

Staff (2019-11-14). Sea Level Rise Could Be Three Times Worse Than Previous Estimates. therealnews.com A new study and mapping visualization tool by the organization Climate Central says hundreds of millions more people than previously thought live in coastal flooding risk zones.

W. T. Whitney Jr. (2019-11-14). Green Strategy: To beat climate change, humanity needs socialism. peoplesworld.org Marc Brodine, author of Green Strategy, will appear at a book talk on Nov. 14, 2019 at 6 p.m. at the People's Forum in New York, located at 320 West 37th Street. Copies of the book will be available. Humans may not survive. Reports from the UN's Inter-Governmental Panel on Climate Change provoke images of …

Binoy Kampmark (2019-11-14). Incinerating Logic: Bush Fires and Climate Change. dissidentvoice.org Despite the Internet, connectivity, and linking technologies, distance has not shrunk the Australian sense of self, an often provincial appraisal of the world seen in slow motion and stills. Whether it's the "flower revolution" or Michel Foucault, trends and ideas are often delayed, and seem almost cutely anachronistic by the time they make landfall down …

United Nations (2019-11-14). UN agency sounds alarm: Dwindling agrobiodiversity 'severe threat' to food security. un.org To help ensure the most-consumed foods don't disappear in the face of the climate crisis, farmers must cultivate crops able to resist environmental shocks and other stresses, the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) highlighted in a new set of conservation guidelines published on Thursday.

Duncan Roden (2019-11-14). Fires driven by climate change are the 'new normal'. greenleft.org.au Climate change Jim McIlroyIssue 1245 Australia bushfiresNovember 14, 2019Harry Creamer, a leading environment activist from Port Macquarie on the NSW central-north coast and longstanding member of Climate Change Hastings, acted for most most of us on November 10 when he ga…

Staff (2019-11-14). Headlines for November 14, 2019. democracynow.org U.S. Diplomats Testify Trump Pressured Ukraine to Dig Up Political Dirt on Bidens, Trump Claims He Was "Too Busy" to Watch Impeachment Inquiry, Trump Hosts President Erdogan at White House Amid Turkish Attacks in Syria, 34 Palestinians Killed in Two Days as Israel Bombs Gaza Strip, Exiled Bolivian President Evo Morales Calls for "National Dialogue", Protests Rage as Bolivia's Self-Proclaimed Interim President Swears In Cabinet, Lebanese Soldiers Shoot and Kill Man as Protests Enter Fifth Week, Zimbabwe: Millions at Risk of Starving Amid Climate Change-Fueled Drought, Hundreds of Elephants Die as Drought Grips Sou…

Robert Hunziker (2019-11-13). Climate Confusion, Angst, and Sleeplessness. dissidentvoice.org Climate change is a nagging issue for many people because it is so big, diverse, and overwhelming, as big as the planet itself. So, how to explain climate change? Sociologists, psychiatrists, psychologists, and even anthropologists and economists have tackled the phenomenon of Climate Weltschmerz, meaning people experience angst as the enormity of climate change overrides …

United Nations (2019-11-13). Wednesday's Daily Brief: UN bid to aid diabetics, Israel-Gaza attacks, climate change in Nepal, Iraq envoy appeal to MPs. un.org A recap of Wednesday's stories in brief: UN leads plan for insulin supply boosts; 'No justification' for Gaza border violence; Iraqis paying 'unthinkable price' in protests; $1.35 billion needed for Venezuela crisis; Record flooding affects 100,000 Nigerians.

United Nations (2019-11-13). Revealed: danger and squalor for cleaners who remove human waste by hand. un.org The plight of sanitation workers in the developing world should be addressed urgently, the UN said on Thursday, warning that their rights, health and dignity are at risk.

United Nations (2019-11-13). Over $39 million earmarked by UN-backed fund to combat effects of climate change in Nepal. un.org More than $39 million in funding was approved on Wednesday for a project that will build resilience and mitigate the effects of climate change, benefitting nearly one million Nepalis, according to the Board of the UN-backed Green Climate Fund (GCF).

Ryan Devereaux (2019-11-12). Everything So Far Has Failed: Why Exxon Mobil Is Being Taken to Court Over Climate Change. theintercept.com A New York trial marks the first in a wave of court cases seeking to hold the fossil fuel industry to account for the climate emergency.

Stuart Munckton (2019-11-12). Six new books for ecosocialists. greenleft.org.au ecosocialism. books Ian AngusIssue 1247 AustraliaNovember 12, 2019Climate and Capitalism editor Ian Angus takes a look at six books that belong on the bookshelf of ecosocialists. | *** | The Thinking Person's Guide To Climate Change
| University…

Fred_F (2019-11-11). As bushfires unleash hell on Earth, we must talk about the climate crisis. greenleft.org.au Climate Pip HinmanIssue 1245 AustraliaNovember 11, 2019With all hell breaking loose as catastrophic fires ravage parts of New South Wales and Queensland, all Prime Minister Scott Morrison can advise is to pray. It's a poor excuse from a government that has criminally refused to take action on the climate crisis. | And the more politicians try…

Staff (2019-11-11). Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Environmental Justice, Shutting Down Pipelines, Capitalism & Billionaires. democracynow.org Six 2020 presidential candidates — Senators Elizabeth Warren and Cory Booker, and Tom Steyer, Marianne Williamson, John Delaney and Joe Sestak — participated in the first-ever Presidential Forum on Environmental Justice in Orangeburg, South Carolina, on November 8. Democracy Now! host Amy Goodman and former EPA official Mustafa Santiago Ali co-moderated the event, which took place at South Carolina State University in Orangeburg. We air highlights of Warren speaking about the climate crisis, public health, shutting down pipelines, capitalism, the order of primary states and more.

Staff (2019-11-10). Thousands Rally with Bernie Sanders and AOC at Iowa Climate Summit. therealnews.com The day after he held the biggest Iowa rally of the election cycle, Sanders held a climate summit in Des Moines. TRNN's Dharna Noor and Jaisal Noor spoke with attendees.

Staff (2019-11-08). US Withdrawal from Paris Climate Agreement Will Cause 'Real Harm'. therealnews.com Climate crisis scientist Michael Mann talks about how the US withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement will have an enormous impact on climate change, even though he says the agreement was quite bad to begin with…

Jon Rainwater (2019-11-07). Take Action — Some actual, SANE legislation. peaceaction.org Trump has plans to spend nearly $2 TRILLION over the next 30 years on unneeded and unnecessary nuclear weapons and delivery systems. This makes no sense. This is insane. That's nearly $100 million wasted every day for thirty years on weapons we are supposed to be getting rid of. To put that amount in perspective, …

Staff (2019-11-07). "The Pollinators": New Film Shows How Decline of Bee Colonies Could Mean Collapse of Food Chain. democracynow.org A documentary film "The Pollinators" tells the story of the world's yellow-black jacketed honey bees, whose existence may determine the future of human survival. The insects pollinate nearly all the fruits, vegetables and nuts we consume, and some experts estimate one out of every three bites of food we eat depends on the work of honey bees. However, the future of the insects is now in peril with widespread reports of bee colony collapses. In the last decade and a half, beekeepers have reported staggering declines in their bee populations due to pesticides, parasites and loss of habitat. Scientists warn climate c…

2019-11-16: Social Media Postees

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Immigrants Feel Broaden Risk During Fires
Ryan Gopar | indybay.org | 2019-11-16
This is an opinion piece on the anxiety endured by the immigrant population. While referencing events in northern California, the climate of fear is throughout all of the United States. This piece is meant to raise awareness of and for immigrants, in relation to the Public Charge Rules.
indybay.org/newsitems/2019/11/15/18828131.php

Hundreds pack hearing to protest Trump administration proposal to dredge San Francisco Bay
Dan Bacher | indybay.org | 2019-11-16
"Deepening the Bay to accommodate bigger vessels carrying dirty tar sands crude oil puts communities along the water and near the refineries at risk," said Isabella Zizi, Climate Campaigner at Stand.earth and member of Protect the Bay.
indybay.org/newsitems/2019/11/15/18828132.php

Joining Youth and Age on the Climate Crisis
Michael Lyon | indybay.org | 2019-11-16
Street Level Community Room, Park Branch Library | 1833 Page St. San Francisco…
indybay.org/newsitems/2019/11/12/18828081.php

The climate canary in the coal mine
Fred_F | greenleft.org.au | 2019-11-16
Climate Zane AlcornIssue 1245 AustraliaNovember 16, 2019If you thought extreme weather and climate events would eventually force politicians to wake up — that notion should now be definitely put to bed. | Not only did the Coalition fail to acknowledge climate change makes it more likely that extreme weather events will be more frequent…
greenleft.org.au/content/climate-canary-coal-mine

Karma: British "White Helmets" Co-Founder Dead in Turkey
Tony Cartalucci | globalresearch.ca | 2019-11-15
Former British military officer James Le Mesurier suspected of ties to MI6 and the co-founder of the so-called "White Helmets" front was found dead this month in Turkey from an apparent fall from his residence. | The Western media wasted no …
globalresearch.ca/british-white-helmets-co-founder-dead-turkey/5695065

The Truthiest Reality of Global Warming
Manuel García, Jr. | counterpunch.org | 2019-11-15
An omniscient individual on my electronic social media splattergram expressed skepticism that the 0.04% of the atmosphere made up of CO2 could possibly have any responsibility for causing global warming, now also known as climate change. It seems clear to me now that with each passing day more people will stumble upon this startling insight,…
counterpunch.org/2019/11/15/the-truthiest-reality-of-global-warming/

Cap and Trade Can't Be the Answer to Climate Change
Staff | truthdig.com | 2019-11-15
A new report find that it's as susceptible to lobbying as any other legislation, with pollution up in California since it took effect.
truthdig.com/articles/cap-and-trade-cant-be-the-answer-to-climate-change/

DNC Dithers While the World Burns
Tom Weis | commondreams.org | 2019-11-15
The youth-led Sunrise Movement launched a campaign earlier this year to urge the Democratic Party to hold a 2020 presidential primary debate about the climate crisis. (Photo: Sunrise Movement/Twitter) | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/dnc-sunrise.jpg
commondreams.org/views/2019/11/15/dnc-dithers-while-world-burns?cd-origin=rss

Twitter Details Political Ads Ban, Issue Ads Allowed
Staff | truthdig.com | 2019-11-15
Twitter says its new ban on political ads will cover appeals for votes, solicitations for campaign contributions and any political content. | Twitter is defining political content to include any ad that references a candidate, political party, government official, ballot measure, or legislative or judicial outcome. The ban also applies to all ads — even nonpolitical ones — from candidates, political parties and elected or appointed government officials. | However, Twitter is allowing ads related to social causes such as climate change, gun control and abortion. People and groups running such ads won't…
truthdig.com/articles/twitter-details-political-ads-ban-issue-ads-allowed/

Irish Youth Activists at First-Ever Climate Assembly Implore Govt to Listen to Science
Andrea Germanos, staff writer | commondreams.org | 2019-11-15
Lawmakers were told they must "work on our behalf to ensure that we—and you—have a future." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/ireland-youth-climate-assembly.jpg
commondreams.org/news/2019/11/15/irish-youth-activists-first-ever-climate-assembly-implore-govt-listen-science?cd-origin=rss

'Pure Propaganda': New York Times Condemned for Comparing Sanders Green New Deal to Trump Border Wall
Jake Johnson, staff writer | commondreams.org | 2019-11-15
"Article misses a key 'expert' perspective: The climate scientists who are saying we need to radically transform every aspect of our economy in the next decade if we want even a 50 percent chance of averting catostrophic climate crisis." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/bernie_sanders_32.jpg
commondreams.org/news/2019/11/15/pure-propaganda-new-york-times-condemned-comparing-sanders-green-new-deal-trump?cd-origin=rss

WA climate rebels pledge to blockade fossil fuels conference
Fred_F | greenleft.org.au | 2019-11-15
environment Sam WainwrightIssue 1245 Australia PerthNovember 15, 2019Climate activists are gearing up for the Resources Technology Showcase (RTS), a mining and fossil fuel industry conference to be held at the Perth Convention Centre over November 27-28. | A newly formed c…
greenleft.org.au/content/wa-climate-rebels-pledge-blockade-fossil-fuels-conference

Climate crisis, food production and the rising risk of pandemics
Fred_F | greenleft.org.au | 2019-11-15
Agriculture Climate Pat BrewerIssue 1245 AustraliaNovember 15, 2019Australia is already feeling the effects of the climate crisis through rising temperatures, drought and major bushfires. | Meanwhile, governments are loosening environmental laws and agribusiness farming is dam…
greenleft.org.au/content/climate-crisis-food-production-and-rising-risk-pandemics

Sen. Cory Booker on Environmental Justice, Nuclear Power & "Savage Racial Disparities" in the U.S
Staff | democracynow.org | 2019-11-15
The first-ever Presidential Forum on Environmental Justice, co-moderated by Democracy Now! host Amy Goodman and former EPA official Mustafa Santiago Ali, was held last Friday at South Carolina State University in Orangeburg. Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey was one of six Democratic candidates to share his plans to confront environmental injustices and the climate crisis. Booker spoke about racial disparities in the U.S., the creation of renewable energy jobs and the water contamination crises in cities across the country, including his hometown of Newark. "My community is not alone," Booker said. "Lead service…
www.democracynow.org/2019/11/15/cory_booker_presidential_forum_environmental_justice

Extinction Rebellion: Rebellion against whom?
Eds. | mronline.org | 2019-11-14
Through the global climate strike and mass demonstrations for the planet launched by Greta Thunberg, an entire generation has gotten a taste of political action, understanding the need for dramatic change to deal with environmental degradation. It is in this context that the group Extinction Rebellion (XR) has struck a chord. | Source…
mronline.org/2019/11/14/extinction-rebellion-rebellion-against-whom/

Sea Level Rise Could Be Three Times Worse Than Previous Estimates
Staff | therealnews.com | 2019-11-14
A new study and mapping visualization tool by the organization Climate Central says hundreds of millions more people than previously thought live in coastal flooding risk zones.
therealnews.com/stories/sea-level-rise-three-times-worse-previous-estimate

UN agency sounds alarm: Dwindling agrobiodiversity 'severe threat' to food security
United Nations | un.org | 2019-11-14
To help ensure the most-consumed foods don't disappear in the face of the climate crisis, farmers must cultivate crops able to resist environmental shocks and other stresses, the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) highlighted in a new set of conservation guidelines published on Thursday.
news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2019/11/1051411

Incinerating Logic: Bush Fires and Climate Change
Binoy Kampmark | dissidentvoice.org | 2019-11-14
Despite the Internet, connectivity, and linking technologies, distance has not shrunk the Australian sense of self, an often provincial appraisal of the world seen in slow motion and stills. Whether it's the "flower revolution" or Michel Foucault, trends and ideas are often delayed, and seem almost cutely anachronistic by the time they make landfall down …
dissidentvoice.org/2019/11/incinerating-logic-bush-fires-and-climate-change/

Green Strategy: To beat climate change, humanity needs socialism
W. T. Whitney Jr. | peoplesworld.org | 2019-11-14
Marc Brodine, author of Green Strategy, will appear at a book talk on Nov. 14, 2019 at 6 p.m. at the People's Forum in New York, located at 320 West 37th Street. Copies of the book will be available. Humans may not survive. Reports from the UN's Inter-Governmental Panel on Climate Change provoke images of …
peoplesworld.org/article/green-strategy-to-beat-climate-change-humanity-needs-socialism/

Fires driven by climate change are the 'new normal'
Duncan Roden | greenleft.org.au | 2019-11-14
Climate change Jim McIlroyIssue 1245 Australia bushfiresNovember 14, 2019Harry Creamer, a leading environment activist from Port Macquarie on the NSW central-north coast and longstanding member of Climate Change Hastings, acted for most most of us on November 10 when he ga…
greenleft.org.au/content/fires-driven-climate-change-are-new-normal

Wednesday's Daily Brief: UN bid to aid diabetics, Israel-Gaza attacks, climate change in Nepal, Iraq envoy appeal to MPs
United Nations | un.org | 2019-11-13
A recap of Wednesday's stories in brief: UN leads plan for insulin supply boosts; 'No justification' for Gaza border violence; Iraqis paying 'unthinkable price' in protests; $1.35 billion needed for Venezuela crisis; Record flooding affects 100,000 Nigerians.
news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2019/11/1051301

Revealed: danger and squalor for cleaners who remove human waste by hand
United Nations | un.org | 2019-11-13
The plight of sanitation workers in the developing world should be addressed urgently, the UN said on Thursday, warning that their rights, health and dignity are at risk.
news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2019/11/1051291

Climate Confusion, Angst, and Sleeplessness
Robert Hunziker | dissidentvoice.org | 2019-11-13
Climate change is a nagging issue for many people because it is so big, diverse, and overwhelming, as big as the planet itself. So, how to explain climate change? Sociologists, psychiatrists, psychologists, and even anthropologists and economists have tackled the phenomenon of Climate Weltschmerz, meaning people experience angst as the enormity of climate change overrides …
dissidentvoice.org/2019/11/climate-confusion-angst-and-sleeplessness/

Over $39 million earmarked by UN-backed fund to combat effects of climate change in Nepal
United Nations | un.org | 2019-11-13
More than $39 million in funding was approved on Wednesday for a project that will build resilience and mitigate the effects of climate change, benefitting nearly one million Nepalis, according to the Board of the UN-backed Green Climate Fund (GCF).
news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2019/11/1051281

Everything So Far Has Failed: Why Exxon Mobil Is Being Taken to Court Over Climate Change
Ryan Devereaux | theintercept.com | 2019-11-12
A New York trial marks the first in a wave of court cases seeking to hold the fossil fuel industry to account for the climate emergency.
theintercept.com/2019/11/12/climate-exxon-mobil-new-york-court/

Six new books for ecosocialists
Stuart Munckton | greenleft.org.au | 2019-11-12
ecosocialism. books Ian AngusIssue 1247 AustraliaNovember 12, 2019Climate and Capitalism editor Ian Angus takes a look at six books that belong on the bookshelf of ecosocialists. | *** | The Thinking Person's Guide To Climate Change | University…
greenleft.org.au/content/six-new-books-ecosocialists-2

As bushfires unleash hell on Earth, we must talk about the climate crisis
Fred_F | greenleft.org.au | 2019-11-11
Climate Pip HinmanIssue 1245 AustraliaNovember 11, 2019With all hell breaking loose as catastrophic fires ravage parts of New South Wales and Queensland, all Prime Minister Scott Morrison can advise is to pray. It's a poor excuse from a government that has criminally refused to take action on the climate crisis. | And the more politicians try…
greenleft.org.au/content/bushfires-unleash-hell-earth-we-must-talk-about-climate-crisis

Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Environmental Justice, Shutting Down Pipelines, Capitalism & Billionaires
Staff | democracynow.org | 2019-11-11
Six 2020 presidential candidates — Senators Elizabeth Warren and Cory Booker, and Tom Steyer, Marianne Williamson, John Delaney and Joe Sestak — participated in the first-ever Presidential Forum on Environmental Justice in Orangeburg, South Carolina, on November 8. Democracy Now! host Amy Goodman and former EPA official Mustafa Santiago Ali co-moderated the event, which took place at South Carolina State University in Orangeburg. We air highlights of Warren speaking about the climate crisis, public health, shutting down pipelines, capitalism, the order of primary states and…
www.democracynow.org/2019/11/11/elizabeth_warren_environmental_justice_amy_goodman

Thousands Rally with Bernie Sanders and AOC at Iowa Climate Summit
Staff | therealnews.com | 2019-11-10
The day after he held the biggest Iowa rally of the election cycle, Sanders held a climate summit in Des Moines. TRNN's Dharna Noor and Jaisal Noor spoke with attendees.
therealnews.com/stories/thousands-rally-with-bernie-sanders-and-aoc-at-iowa-climate-summit

US Withdrawal from Paris Climate Agreement Will Cause 'Real Harm'
Staff | therealnews.com | 2019-11-08
Climate crisis scientist Michael Mann talks about how the US withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement will have an enormous impact on climate change, even though he says the agreement was quite bad to begin with…
therealnews.com/stories/us-withdrawal-from-paris-climate-agreement-will-cause-real-harm

Take Action — Some actual, SANE legislation
Jon Rainwater | peaceaction.org | 2019-11-07
Trump has plans to spend nearly $2 TRILLION over the next 30 years on unneeded and unnecessary nuclear weapons and delivery systems. This makes no sense. This is insane. That's nearly $100 million wasted every day for thirty years on weapons we are supposed to be getting rid of. To put that amount in perspective, …
peaceaction.org/2019/11/07/take-action-some-actual-sane-legislation/

"The Pollinators": New Film Shows How Decline of Bee Colonies Could Mean Collapse of Food Chain
Staff | democracynow.org | 2019-11-07
A documentary film "The Pollinators" tells the story of the world's yellow-black jacketed honey bees, whose existence may determine the future of human survival. The insects pollinate nearly all the fruits, vegetables and nuts we consume, and some experts estimate one out of every three bites of food we eat depends on the work of honey bees. However, the future of the insects is now in peril with widespread reports of bee colony collapses. In the last decade and a half, beekeepers have reported staggering declines in their bee populations due to pesticides, parasites and loss of habitat. Scientists warn climate c…
www.democracynow.org/2019/11/7/the_pollinators_film_decline_of_bee