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Michael Bennet introduces climate change plan

Added: 20.05.2019 23:23 | 1 views | 0 comments

He announced his plan just after a weekend of campaigning in Iowa, touring farms and areas affected by extreme flooding

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Joe Biden tells young activists he started push to tackle climate change in 1987

Added: 20.05.2019 20:47 | 10 views | 0 comments

In a newly posted video, Joe Biden can be seen telling a young activist he "started this whole thing" in response to a question about climate change activism.

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Changing climate may affect animal-to-human disease transfer

Added: 20.05.2019 17:43 | 2 views | 0 comments

Climate change could affect occurrences of diseases like bird-flu and Ebola, with environmental factors playing a larger role than previously understood in animal-to-human disease transfer. Researchers have been looking at how different environments provide opportunities for animal-to-human diseases -- known as zoonotic diseases -- to interact with and infect new host species, including humans.

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More than 4,500 Amazon employees push for aggressive action on climate change

Added: 20.05.2019 17:24 | 7 views | 0 comments

It's the biggest employee-driven push against climate risk in the tech industry yet.

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Large fund firms' support for combating climate change is all talk, proxy voting shows

Added: 20.05.2019 17:24 | 17 views | 0 comments

BlackRock and Vanguard Group have been vocal about using their market weight to influence social issues, including climate change. But results of proxy voting show that they continue to have among the worst voting records on climate change.

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| Torres Strait Islanders take climate change complaint to the United Nations

Added: 20.05.2019 17:24 | 14 views | 0 comments

Morrison government accused of failing to take action to reduce emissions or pursue adaptation measures
A group of Torres Strait Islanders from low-lying islands off the northern coast of Australia will on Monday lodge a complaint with the United Nations human rights committee against the Australian government, alleging climate inaction.
The complaint will assert that the Morrison government has failed to take adequate action to reduce emissions or pursue proper adaptation measures on the islands and, as a consequence, has failed fundamental human rights obligations to Torres Strait Islander people.

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Counter-intuitive climate change solution

Added: 20.05.2019 16:57 | 12 views | 0 comments

A seemingly counterintuitive approach -- converting one greenhouse gas into another -- holds promise for returning the atmosphere to pre-industrial concentrations of methane, a powerful driver of global warming.

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Democratic hopeful Bennet unveils climate plan with farm, conservation focus

Added: 20.05.2019 16:33 | 20 views | 0 comments

U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, a 2020 Democratic presidential contender, unveiled a plan on Monday to tackle climate change with a focus on slashing emissions from farming and ranching and conserving nearly a third of U.S. lands.

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Lawmakers to hold Green Deal rally Monday

Added: 19.05.2019 21:36 | 8 views | 0 comments

The 2020 Democratic primary sees climate change as a top issue up for debate. About 1,500 people are expected to gather at Howard University in Washington to mark the end of the Sunrise Movement's nationwide "Road To A New Green Deal." Zoya Teirstein from The Grist joins CBSN to talk about the upcoming rally.

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