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Shaken but unbowed, Florida survivors recount horrific stories as they lobby for change

Shaken but unbowed, Florida survivors recount horrific stories as they lobby for changeUntold stories from the high school shooting in Florida a week ago came tumbling out, alongside the anger their horrific experiences had fuelled, as students came to their state capital to lobby for change on Wednesday. Lorenzo Prado, 17, wept as he told how he had at first been mistaken for the shooter during the rampage that killed 14 of his fellow students and three teachers, including his sports coach. “The Swat team came in and I thought they were here to rescue me … but I find I am wrong.



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David Hogg on 'crisis actor' conspiracies: Change is coming regardless

David Hogg on 'crisis actor' conspiracies: Change is coming regardlessDouglas High Senior David Hogg tells Andrea Mitchell that he's not offended by far-right conspiracy theories because they're only helping to amplify his push for gun reform.



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The EPA Head Has a New Argument: Maybe Climate Change Will Be Good

The EPA Head Has a New Argument: Maybe Climate Change Will Be GoodScott Pruitt still acknowledges that climate change is happening, but he now argues that it could actually be good for the planet



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Already Threatened Polar Bears Face Food Shortage Crisis Amid Climate Change

Already Threatened Polar Bears Face Food Shortage Crisis Amid Climate ChangeThe situation is becoming more and more grim for the polar bear.



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Doomsday Clock moves thirty seconds closer to 'midnight' due to rising nuclear tensions, climate change

Doomsday Clock moves thirty seconds closer to 'midnight' due to rising nuclear tensions, climate changeThe Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists officially moved its Doomsday Clock 30 seconds closer to 'midnight' on Thursday morning, citing both rising nuclear tensions and climate change as the main influences behind the update.



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Pentagon strategy drops climate change as a security threat

Pentagon strategy drops climate change as a security threatClimate change and the impact it has on national and international security was not included in the US national defense strategy, unveiled by Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Friday. The move is perhaps not surprising given that President Donald Trump has called climate change a hoax, and last June announced that he would pull the United States out of the historic Paris climate pact unless there were changes to the US side of the deal. In 2016 President Barack Obama labeled climate change a threat to national security, and for years experts and scientists have pointed to the impacts of natural disasters, famines and rising sea levels as prompting refugee flows that threaten global stability.



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GOP tax change sparks creative counters in high-tax locales

GOP tax change sparks creative counters in high-tax localesLawmakers in traditional Blue States are looking to morph taxes into “donations” so they can still be deducted from Federal returns after the new law limits deductibility.



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Merkel sees Germany split over pace of social change

Merkel sees Germany split over pace of social changeBERLIN (AP) — Germans have rarely been so divided about the changes taking place in their society, the country's long-time leader Angela Merkel said Sunday, adding in her New Year's address that she is committed to helping tackle the challenges of the future by swiftly forming a new government.



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Trump Just Used Normal Winter Weather To Undermine The Science Behind Climate Change

Trump Just Used Normal Winter Weather To Undermine The Science Behind Climate ChangePresident Donald Trump used forecasts for what could be record-breaking cold weather over New Year’s Eve to push a widely disproven talking point denying climate change.



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Climate Change Could Trigger More Volcanic Eruptions, Study Finds

Climate Change Could Trigger More Volcanic Eruptions, Study FindsWASHINGTON — Climate change fueled by human activity could boost the frequency and severity of volcanic eruptions, a recent scientific study has found.



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