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Greta Has A Doppelganger And Her Name Is Jayne

Until now we’ve had to watch Greta Thunberg with no student champion of our own. But times have changed. Meet Jayne Zirkle, an independent teenager who managed to find out the truth about the climate and became motivated to share…

WWZ: John Kerry Unveils Star-Studded Climate League Of Doom

If the left’s ongoing conniptions on climate change haven’t proven hysterical enough, former Secretary of State John Kerry (D) decided to launch a bipartisan “World War Zero” coalition on climate change. Some of the big names headlining “World War Zero”…

Why Apocalyptic Claims About Climate Change Are Wrong

Environmental journalists and advocates have in recent weeks made a number of apocalyptic predictions about the impact of climate change. Bill McKibben suggested climate-driven fires in Australia had made koalas “functionally extinct.” Extinction Rebellion said: “Billions will die” and “Life…

Group To Air Thanksgiving-Themed Ad Knocking Green New Deal

A right-leaning group is continuing its months-long attack on the Green New Deal by releasing an ad warning about the climate policy proposal as Democrats prepare to take the debate stage on Wednesday night. The ad depicts a family who refuses to…

Climate change: Warming signal links global floods and fires – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images With homes under water in South Yorkshire, near record flooding in Venice, and burgeoning wildfires in Australia, many people are asking if and how climate change is connected to these extreme weather events. What can we…

AOC, Sanders Unveil Green New Deal Scheme For Public Housing

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Bernie Sanders rolled out another version of the Green New Deal as both lawmakers gear up for the 2020 election. The new version calls for a $180 billion investment to retrofit public housing to eliminate…

Sen. Warren’s Plan To Toss Out The First Amendment To Kill Oil And Gas

Throughout her campaign, Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has made dismantling the oil and natural gas sector a hallmark of her policy agenda. She’s a co-sponsor of the Green New Deal and has said that she’ll immediately ban fracking if…

How should billionaires spend their money to fight climate change? – Vox.com

Whether you like it or not, billionaire philanthropy exists. And if it’s going to keep existing, then we’d probably do well to figure out how donors’ resources can most effectively tackle our world’s biggest problems. That includes our most urgent…

AOC: Combatting Climate Change Means Fighting ‘White Supremacy’

On Saturday, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) claimed that fighting “white supremacy” is a fundamental part of combatting climate change. She also attacked “consultants” who would encourage climate activists to focus on solar panels more than social justice. “The way we…

Politics

SPAIN: Green New Deal hangs in the balance of Sunday election

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez’s decision to host the United Nations climate talks in Madrid next month was widely popular at home, but it remains to be seen whether this Sunday’s election will give the center-left leader the mandate he needs to finally implement his party’s Green New Deal.