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Rep. Peter Welch joins Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in addressing job creation, climate change

Rep. Peter Welch joins Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in addressing job creation, climate changeVermont Rep. Peter Welch took to Twitter to support New York Rep.-Elect Ocasio-Cortez's ''Green New Deal." Here are the details.



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EPA Eases Rules on Coal Industry Despite Climate Change Warnings

EPA Eases Rules on Coal Industry Despite Climate Change WarningsActing EPA administrator Andrew Wheeler signed the proposal Thursday



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Utah's Hate Crime Law Is 'Unenforceable.' A Brutal Attack In Salt Lake City Could Change That.

Utah's Hate Crime Law Is 'Unenforceable.' A Brutal Attack In Salt Lake City Could Change That.Luis Gustavo Lopez's left cheekbone and eye socket shattered instantly as the



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Grim tidings from science on climate change

Grim tidings from science on climate changeScientists monitoring the Earth’s climate and environment have delivered a cascade of grim news this year, adding a sense of urgency to UN talks starting Sunday in Poland on how best to draw down the greenhouse gases that drive global warming. The 2015 Paris Agreement calls on humanity to block the rise in Earth’s temperature at “well below” 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 Fahrenheit) compared to preindustrial levels, and 1.5C if possible. Earth’s average surface temperature from January to October 2018 was one degree Celsius (1.8 degrees Fahrenheit) higher than the 1850-1900 baseline.



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Majority of Republicans now recognize reality of climate change: Poll

Majority of Republicans now recognize reality of climate change: PollNearly two-thirds of Republicans — 64 percent — acknowledged that the world’s climate is changing, according to a new poll from Monmouth University.



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Yahoo News Explains: How Trump has hindered climate change policies

Yahoo News Explains: How Trump has hindered climate change policiesThe White House just released a harrowing report on the potentially deadly consequences of climate change. Why does President Trump contradict the report? In the past, Trump has frequently called climate change a hoax and in 2017, he pulled the U.S. out of an environmental action accord signed by 195 nations to help stop climate change.



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Climate change could cost US 'hundreds of billions' a year: study

Climate change could cost US 'hundreds of billions' a year: studyClimate change is already hurting the global economy and will cost the US hundreds of billions of dollars annually by century’s end unless drastic action is taken to cut carbon emissions, a major US government report warned on Friday. “With continued growth in emissions at historic rates, annual losses in some economic sectors are projected to reach hundreds of billions of dollars by the end of the century — more than the current gross domestic product (GDP) of many US states,” the latest edition of the National Climate Assessment said.



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Climate change could cost US 'hundreds of billions' a year: study

Climate change could cost US 'hundreds of billions' a year: studyTampa (AFP) – Climate change is already hurting the global economy and will cost the US hundreds of billions of dollars annually unless drastic action is taken to cut carbon emissions, a major US government report warned on Friday.



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Climate change 'will inflict substantial damages on US lives'

Climate change 'will inflict substantial damages on US lives'A home is overshadowed by towering smoke plumes in Paradise, California . Climate change is already harming Americans’ lives with “substantial damages” set to occur as global temperatures threaten to surge beyond internationally agreed limits, a major US government report has warned. The influence of climate change is being felt across the US with increases in disastrous wildfires in the west, flooding on the east coast, soil loss in the midwest and coastal erosion in Alaska, according to the US National Climate Assessment.



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Ryan Zinke Says California Wildfires Are Getting Worse But Won’t Mention ‘Climate Change’

Ryan Zinke Says California Wildfires Are Getting Worse But Won’t Mention ‘Climate Change’After Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke visited Northern California communities



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