Environment

Petition Demanding 2020 Democrats Hold Climate Debate Reaches 30,000 Signatures in Just 48 Hours

Petition Demanding 2020 Democrats Hold Climate Debate Reaches 30,000 Signatures in Just 48 Hours
"It's no longer sufficient to have a single token environmental question that 2020 candidates get to brush off with a soundbite."
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Extreme Heat Waves Like 2018's Growing More Common with Climate Change, Study Says

Extreme Heat Waves Like 2018's Growing More Common with Climate Change, Study Says
Heat waves are covering wider areas, and people are suffering the consequences. With 2°C of warming, most summers will look like 2018, scientists say.
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Republican Congressman Humiliates Himself Trying to Discuss Basic Science

A Republican congressman was loudly laughed at by people attending a hearing after he bungled an attempt to attack former Secretary of State John Kerry over climate science.
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Monsanto Found Liable for Man's Cancer, Ordered to Pay $80 Million in Damages

Monsanto Found Liable for Man's Cancer, Ordered to Pay $80 Million in Damages
"Bayer-Monsanto has known for decades the cancer-causing properties of Roundup, and I applaud the jury for holding the company accountable for failing to warn consumers of the known danger."
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Ocasio-Cortez shreds GOP for doing nothing while the Midwest drowns

Ocasio-Cortez shreds GOP for doing nothing while the Midwest drowns
Ocasio-Cortez slammed a Republican congressman for dishonestly claiming that it’s “elitist” to combat climate change — when poor and middle-class kids are the ones most hurt when lawmakers fail to act on environmental issues.
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Another Guilty Verdict for Monsanto as Jury Finds Roundup Was 'Substantial Factor' in Causing Man's Cancer

Another Guilty Verdict for Monsanto as Jury Finds Roundup Was 'Substantial Factor' in Causing Man's Cancer
"As similar lawsuits mount, the evidence will grow that Roundup is not safe, and that the company has tried to cover it up."
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Trump EPA Science Advisers Push Doubt About Air Pollution Health Risks

Trump EPA Science Advisers Push Doubt About Air Pollution Health Risks
The new advisers include industry allies and consultants with ties to the fossil fuel, tobacco and chemical industries.
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What President Trump, Fox and Breitbart Are Not Saying About Climate Science Denier Patrick Moore

What President Trump, Fox and Breitbart Are Not Saying About Climate Science Denier Patrick Moore
Moore has never published an independent scientific journal article on climate change. Yet that hasn't stopped the president and others from citing his comments.
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Right-Wing State Legislators Working to Destroy Climate and Science Education, Analysis Warns

Right-Wing State Legislators Working to Destroy Climate and Science Education, Analysis Warns
"The only way to be sure they don't pass is to raise public awareness."
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Green New Deal vs. Carbon Tax: A Clash of 2 Worldviews, Both Seeking Climate Action

Green New Deal vs. Carbon Tax: A Clash of 2 Worldviews, Both Seeking Climate Action
The contest is elevating climate policy conversations on the campaign trail and in Washington. It could inspire compromises that bring together pieces of each.
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