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Global climate strike: Live updates – CNN

Activists gather in John Marshall Park for the Global Climate Strike protests on September 20, 2019 in Washington, D.C. Samuel Corum/Getty Images Students — some as young as elementary school-age — have descended on John Marshall Park in Washington, DC….

How to discuss climate change with your uncle

Most people know better than to bring up politics, religion or climatology in polite company. It’s a recipe for arguments, or at least for awkwardness. But when families get together, that recipe is often dusted off anyway. And whether it’s…

EPA Tees Up Response To California’s Fuel Economy Deal With Four Carmakers

The Environmental Protection Agency is questioning whether California has the legal authority to strike a deal with four automakers on fuel economy standards stronger than what the Trump administration will set. The Environmental Protection Agency sent a letter to California…

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‘Wake up and face facts’ : Greta Thunberg pleads with politicians to lead fight against climate crisis – as it happened

That’s it from the Liveblog for today. Greta Thunberg capped her visit to Capitol Hill with a rallying message, urging action on climate change. “This is the biggest crisis humanity has ever faced and we need to treat it accordingly.”…

The public is waking up to global warming – The Washington Post

By Letters to the Editor September 18 at 5:08 PM Two articles in the Sept. 13 paper spoke to the world’s greatest threat besides politics: the overwhelming use of fossil fuels. Reed Hundt’s Friday Opinion essay, “Firms need to cooperate…

D.C.’s Soggy Forecast: NBC Makes Same Hysterical Prediction As 30 Years Ago

On Tuesday’s NBC Today, NBC weatherman Al Roker warned viewers that climate change was “threatening some iconic American landmarks” and even touted predictions that Washington D.C. may soon be underwater as a result. The only problem with that dire forecast?…

Teenage Wasteland: Why Study When ‘The World Is Ending’?

Jamie Margolin [pictured], a high school senior who co-founded This Is Zero Hour and sued her home state of Washington for causing climate change, said at a hearing of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs on Wednesday that she and…

Greta Thunberg to US politicians: ‘Sorry, you’re not trying hard enough’ – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Greta Thunberg has told US politicians that they’re not doing enough to combat climate change. “I know you are trying, but just not hard enough. Sorry,” said the climate activist, who’s inspired young people across the…