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Green New Deal: Republicans talk up climate change plan – but not because they like it

Green New Deal: Republicans talk up climate change plan – but not because they like itRepublicans trumpet the Green New Deal because they think the climate change plan that touts social justice is a losing proposition for Democrats.



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Green New Deal: McConnell wants Democrats to go 'on record' about AOC's climate change plan

Green New Deal: McConnell wants Democrats to go 'on record' about AOC's climate change planSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell doesn't like the Green New Deal, but he wants a vote on the controversial so Democrats can be put on the record.



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Trump again confuses climate change with weather in tweet attacking Amy Klobuchar

Trump again confuses climate change with weather in tweet attacking Amy KlobucharDonald Trump attacked Amy Klobuchar on Sunday, in a tweet that appeared to demonstrate a lack of understanding about climate change. The Democratic senator had announced that she was running for the presidency earlier that day, in a speech delivered as snow fell around her in Minneapolis. The Minnesota senator added that on her first day as president she would have the US rejoin the Paris climate agreement, which Mr Trump withdrew the country from in 2017.



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Green New Deal: Ocasio-Cortez plan has yet to have Pelosi backing as both emphasize climate change

Green New Deal: Ocasio-Cortez plan has yet to have Pelosi backing as both emphasize climate changeHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez say they're committed to tackling climate change but they don't yet agree on an answer.



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US House holds first hearings on gun violence and climate change in 8 years

US House holds first hearings on gun violence and climate change in 8 yearsThe US House of Representatives on Wednesday saw its first committee hearings on climate change and gun control in eight years following Democrats’ victory over Republicans in last year’s Congressional elections. A hearing on gun violence was held at the same time, also a first in eight years, in a sign of changing times on Capitol Hill. Democrats retook control of the lower House in January after eight years of Republican majority.



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US shivers as extreme cold invades, but is this climate change?

US shivers as extreme cold invades, but is this climate change?An Arctic-like deep freeze gripping much of the United States with double-digit subzero temperatures is the coldest of its kind in two decades, but is it linked to climate change? Experts say it could be, but whether global warming plays a role in this particular extreme weather phenomenon is still up for debate. – What is a polar vortex?



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Trump, sounding off on climate change, loses an argument to actual climatologists — government ones

Trump, sounding off on climate change, loses an argument to actual climatologists — government onesWhile Trump may not understand how global warming can lead to extreme cold, members of his own government made a point of reminding Americans of just that Tuesday.



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Ocasio Cortez: ‘The World is Going to End In Twelve Years If We Don’t Address Climate Change’

Ocasio Cortez: ‘The World is Going to End In Twelve Years If We Don’t Address Climate Change’“Millennials and people, you know, Gen Z and all these folks that will come after us are looking up and we’re like: ‘The world is gonna end in 12 years if we don’t address climate change and your biggest issue is how are we gonna pay for it?’” Ocasio-Cortez told interviewer Tanehisi Coates at an “MLK Now” event in New York. The timeline Ocasio-Cortez referenced was likely based on a U.N. backed report, released last year, that predicted the consequences of man-made climate change would become irreversible in twelve years if global carbon emissions are not immediately and dramatically reduced.



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'World will end in 12 years if we don't address climate change,' Ocasio-Cortez says

'World will end in 12 years if we don't address climate change,' Ocasio-Cortez saysThe youngest woman ever elected to Congress said climate change is her generation's World War II.



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Trump confuses weather with climate change again: 'Wouldn’t be bad to have a little good old fashioned Global Warming right now!'

Trump confuses weather with climate change again: 'Wouldn’t be bad to have a little good old fashioned Global Warming right now!'Donald Trump has again confused weather with climate change, suggesting the US would benefit from “a little of that good old fashioned Global Warming right now” amid forecasts of snow and cold conditions. Large parts of the Country are suffering from tremendous amounts of snow and near record setting cold. In November, Mr Trump conflated seasonal weather with climate change, suggesting chilly conditions meant global warming wasn’t real.



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