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Obama Praises Climate Prophet Greta: ‘One Of Our Planet’s Greatest Advocates’

Former President Barack Obama praised 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg as “one of our planet’s greatest advocates” in a Tuesday afternoon Facebook post. “At just 16 years old, Greta Thunberg is already one of our planet’s greatest advocates,” Obama wrote,…

‘Greenwashing’: fossil fuel execs to hold invite-only forum at UN climate summit

Oil and gas executives are holding an exclusive invitation-only forum with environmentalists and government representatives on the sidelines of the UN climate summit, in what critics have condemned as an attempt to influence negotiations in favour of fossil fuel companies….

Labor attacks government’s wages record – as it happened

With Wednesday having delivered the visual of the deputy prime minister throwing his John Deere out of the cot, we are going to call it a night and await, feverishly, what Thursday will deliver. Will Michael McCormack remain spicy, or…

It’s Time To Kill The CO2 Endangerment Finding

On August 6, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce filed a motion with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit (Washington) that it be granted intervenor status concerning litigation launched by environmental groups against the Trump administration’s new Affordable…

Science Goes Up In Rainforest Smoke

The idea that the Amazon rainforest is the lungs of the world is so embedded in our minds that few questioned its widespread use when news about fires in the Amazon was reported this summer. The idea is everywhere—so it’s…

Trump EPA To Repeal Rules Curbing Methane Pollution, a Potent Global-Warming Gas – Environmental Working Group

EWG: ‘EPA is now literally working for the dirty fossil fuel industry’ WASHINGTON – In a move to increase the already soaring domestic production of oil and gas, the Trump administration plans to roll back Obama-era rules to curb methane…

Breaking: Dr. Tim Ball Defeats Michael ‘Hockey Stick’ Mann’s Climate Lawsuit

[Updated Aug. 24, 2019, here] Supreme Court of British Columbia has dismissed Dr. Michael Mann’s defamation lawsuit against skeptical Canadian climatologist Dr. Tim Ball. Full legal costs were awarded to Dr. Ball, the defendant in the case. The Canadian court…