Science and Technology : New climate report warns of increasingly dire risks to U.S. and the Amazon Fires

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New climate report warns of increasingly dire risks to U.S. and the Amazon Fires


https://www.axios.com/major-new-climate-report-warns-billions-losses-climate-change-159ba78c-41bd-462b-aa60-578f64878a85.html
Why it matters: The report by scientists from 13 federal agencies constitutes the second volume of the Fourth National Climate Assessment, which is a congressionally mandated report. Its conclusion: Lives and property are already at risk in the U.S. due to climate change...


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New US report says that climate change could cost nearly $500B per year by 2090


https://techcrunch.com/2018/11/23/new-u-s-report-says-that-climate-change-could-cost-nearly-500-billion-per-year-by-2090/?yptr=yahoo
...The National Climate Assessment is a Congressionally mandated report on the impacts of climate change and was culled from the work of 300 authors in a dozen federal agencies. The 1,000-page report covers the effect of climate change on agriculture, labor, geography and health in the United States.

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GOVERNMENTS’ FAILURES ON CLIMATE SPUR NEW ACTIONS


...There are strong campaigns in the US trying to stop fossil fuel projects. Activists with Rainforest Action Network are bird dogging JP Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon because of his bank’s investment in fossil fuel projects; this week, they disrupted his speech at Axios and delivered a copy of the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report to him.

https://popularresistance.org/governments-failures-on-climate-spur-new-actions/
By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance
November 25, 2018
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Trump dismantling US climate efforts as warnings grow dire


https://www.yahoo.com/news/trump-dismantling-us-climate-efforts-warnings-grow-dire-195755448--politics.html

:picture: A fool right :facepalm:

In this Nov. 26, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. Trump has moved steadily to dismantle Obama administration efforts to rein in coal, oil and gas emissions, even as warnings grow _ from his own administration and others _ about the devastating impact of climate change on the U.S. economy as well as the earth. Trump has dismissed his administration’s warnings about the impact of climate change, including a forecast, released Friday, that it could lead to economic losses of hundreds of billions of dollars by the end of the century. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)



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