Science and Technology : Black Lives Matter is right to say Climate Change is a Race Issue

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  1. Clyde C Coger Jr

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    Interior Dept. censors climate change from news release on coastal flooding: ‘It didn’t add anything’
    Study co-author disagrees: “The suppression of this information is a scandal,” part of “a crime against the American people”


    The Department of the Interior deleted a line explaining how climate change drives sea level rise from the news release accompanying a new study on coastal flooding, the Washington Post reported ...

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    Interior Dept censors climate change from news release on coastal flooding: ‘It didn’t add anything…

    Study co-author disagrees: “The suppression of this information is a scandal,” part of “a crime against the American people.”
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    With ‘more at stake’ than any other city, New Orleans issues climate action strategy
    Mayor Landrieu calls climate change an “existential threat” to city

    In response to the dire threat posed by climate change, New Orleans released a climate action strategy on Friday that includes more than two dozen actions aimed at cutting the city’s greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2030.
    Cities must take the lead on climate programs in the wake of the Trump administration’s decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate agreement, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu said in his state of the city address on Thursday ...

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    With ‘more at stake’ than any other city, New Orleans issues climate action strategy

    Mayor Landrieu calls climate change an “existential threat” to city.
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    An iceberg the size of Delaware just broke off Antarctica
    The Larsen C ice shelf just calved, another reminder that sea level rise is coming for us


    An iceberg the size of Delaware has broken free from an Antarctic ice shelf, leaving the rest of the shelf vulnerable to collapse and serving as a harbinger of future sea-level rise that could pose a serious threat to coastal communities ...

    https://thinkprogress.org/larsen-c-shelf-breaking-e2b8ba088512

    An iceberg the size of Delaware just broke off Antarctica

    The Larsen C ice shelf just calved, another reminder that sea level rise is coming for us.
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    California bill would make the state 100 percent renewable by 2045
    New bill would make California one of only two states legally required to obtain all of their energy from renewable sources


    A bill mandating that California receive all of its electricity from renewable sources passed through a key legislative committee this week, moving the nation’s sixth largest economy one step closer to becoming 100 percent renewable ...

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    California bill would make the state 100 percent renewable by 2045

    New bill would make California one of only two states legally required to obtain all of their energy from renewable sources.
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    46 Republicans buck party to help Democrats take down anti-climate action amendment
    In a battle over military’s approach to climate change, the military and preparedness won


    Forty-six House Republicans, including almost all of the GOP members of the bipartisan House Climate Solutions Caucus, joined Democrats late Thursday to defeat a bill amendment that would have prevented the Department of Defense from analyzing and addressing climate change ...

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    46 Republicans buck party to help Democrats take down anti-climate action amendment

    In a battle over military’s approach to climate change, the military and preparedness won.
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    Despite spouting climate denier talking points, EPA Chief is surprised he’s called a climate denier
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    This is quite interesting. I do think that there is a big attachment to race issues and sometimes it feels rushed
     
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    "A big attachment to race issues and sometimes it feels rushed;" I'm not following that trend of thought ProperHopper, please explain further.

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    Scientists: Suck CO2 out of atmosphere or face the consequences


    We need to start removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere as soon as possible. If we don't, future generations will have to choose between biblical weather events or spending trillions of dollars trying to avoid them. This is the grim prognosis from an international team of researchers led by former NASA climate science chief, Professor Jim Hansen. Speaking to the Independent about the team's latest research, Hansen said the "**** is hitting the fan" in terms of current climate change progress ...

    https://finance.yahoo.com/news/scientists-suck-co2-atmosphere-face-201600475.html

    Scientists: Suck CO2 out of atmosphere or face the consequences

    We need to start removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere as soon as possible.
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    "These White boys have been exaggerating them sine the 1950s. Like we have this endless crap about Artificail Intelligence now."

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