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Innocent animals cannot do anything about climate change. Only people can. – USA TODAY

Caught by a motion-detection trail camera in the Florida wilds, a young panther manages a few steps before its wobbling hindquarters fail and its rear legs collapse to the ground. The cat, among several species stricken by some mysterious neurological ailment possibly connected…

US Still in Fight Against Global Warming, Pelosi Declares – VOA News

Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the United States “is still in” the fight against climate change despite U.S. President Donald Trump pulling the U.S. out of the 2015 Paris agreement. Pelosi is leading a delegation of congressional Democrats to…

UN Chief Warns Global Warming ‘Point of No Return’ Is Hurtling Toward Us – ScienceAlert

United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Sunday that the world’s efforts to stop climate change have been “utterly inadequate” so far and there is a danger global warming could pass the “point of no return.” Speaking before the start…

Science warnings, US retreat add urgency to UN climate talks – Associated Press

MADRID (AP) — Mass protests, a last-minute venue change and talk of climate tipping points are adding some unplanned drama to this year’s international talks on tackling global warming. Delegates from almost 200 countries had hoped to put the finishing…

Science Warnings, US Retreat Add Urgency to UN Climate Talks – The New York Times

MADRID — Mass protests, a last-minute venue change and talk of climate tipping points are adding some unplanned drama to this year’s international talks on tackling global warming. Delegates from almost 200 countries had hoped to put the finishing touches…

UN Summit To Hear Call For Rich Nations To Pay Climate Reparations

Officials at the United Nations COP25 climate change conference in Madrid next week must consider implementing taxes on developed countries to transfer wealth to nations dealing with “the cost of drought, floods, and superstorms made worse by rising temperatures,” more than 150…

Cruelty to animals is now a federal crime

People who commit extreme acts of cruelty against animals will now face federal penalties including fines, prison time or both. President Donald Trump signed the Protect Animal Cruelty and Torture (PACT) Act into law on Monday after it received bipartisan…

Free bird: Thanksgiving turkey pardons

Pardon in the garden The annual Thanksgiving ceremony where the U.S. president pardons a turkey became a tradition more than 20 years ago, when President George H.W. Bush pardoned the National Turkey Federation’s annual gift instead of gobbling it up….

He’s Back! Al Gore Returns With Another Odious Climate-Change Telethon

Former Vice President Al Gore is back in the spotlight (sort of) and looking to capitalize on the sudden hotness of climate change with a 24-hour telethon broadcasting from Vanderbilt University called “24 Hours of Reality,” and a series of…