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Feeding India’s Hunger For Oil Could Doom Human Race

Oil conveys power and profits, so it’s in the interests of the US, Saudi Arabia, Israel, and the UAE to align quietly to sell India the oil it needs and wants as a counterweight to a China seeking markets and influence in Asia. What’s striking about the informative

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Deb Haaland Confirmation a Fight Over Fossil Fuels & Climate Future

The intentions of two GOP Senators, Steve Daines (R-Montana) and John Barrasso (R-Wyoming) to oppose President Biden’s nominee to head the Department of the Interior, Debra Haaland (D-New Mexicio) are chronicled by Chris D’Angelo in Huffpost on February 8, 2021. Their opposition is, quite simply, outrageous. Haaland, an

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France Judged Guilty in Climate Case

For five years, climate activists have touted the 2015 Paris Agreement as a milestone in the commitment made by almost all the countries of the world to limit climate change. For the next five years we will point to the recent Paris judgement against the French state for its

Grow a Greener Grid

In August of 2003, a high-voltage power line in northern Ohio brushed against some overgrown trees setting off a series of line failures and overloads resulting in the largest blackout in the Northeast. For days 50 million people lost power, the outage saw 11 deaths and cost an

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Coal is Dying, and So Are We

Coal is a dead man walking, but it’s taking too long to die. As the dirtiest of fossil fuels, coal is one of the main reasons why the climate is in crisis. The CO2 it emits is a major cause of global heating, and the carbon particulates from

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The Urgency of Reprogramming Republicans

David Brooks, writing in the New York Times, argues persuasively that the Democratic Party must establish and maintain close contact with and direct effective policies toward the  millions of aggrieved, resentful, mostly white, rural, un-colleged, flown-over, Republicans drawn to and enthralled by the alternate realities and conspiracy theories President Trump

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Dems Take On Fossil Fuels

Joe Biden last month announced a far-reaching plan to transform the US energy system from fossil fuels to clean energy sources like wind and solar. The plan drew much praise, but was criticized for not directly addressing the fossil fuel industry, the cause of the climate crisis. Now

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Can US Regain EU Trust and Lead Climate Charge?

Katherine Butler details the broad erosion of European confidence in the US as an ally in a June 29, 2020 piece published by The Guardian under the title, “Europeans’ trust in US as world leader collapses during pandemic.” The collapse of Europeans’ trust in the US is a

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A Very Good Question

ClimateYou recommends that you read this article from CleanTecnica in its entirety. It is attributed to its composite Contributing Editor. The piece asks: Why are we subsidizing fossil fuels? It then convincingly shows that from economic, public health, and environmental perspectives, we shouldn’t be propping up a dying

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An End To Globalization?

Forbes posted a well-reasoned, persuasive article on Thursday, May 21, 2020, titled: “Face it, China-led Globalization is Coming to An End, ” by Senior Contributor Kenneth Rapoza. China-led globalization may be over, but it is most unlikely that globalization is. Supply chains will diversify, trade as a percentage

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Joe Biden Should Adopt a Green Theme

This article by Liz Peek writing for The Hill leans pro-GOP, but its thesis is accurate: Joe needs a campaign theme. Here’s what it should be: ‘Turn America Green’, and as a follow-up, ‘Then the World’. Alternatively, ‘Recover from this crisis, Avert the next’. Or, how about, ‘We

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Read this Article, Heed this Message

ClimateYou customarily cites articles that inform our readers about some aspect of climate change. We summarize, comment on, or critique them, and we always provide a link to the source article for those readersĀ  who want to learn more. We are diverging from that practice today to post