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    Bill Weir has a stark warning to anyone who thinks there is hope of ever turning back the clock on climate change. “Goldilocks is dead,” the globe-trotting journalist told The Daily Beast in an interview about his new role as CNN’s chief climate correspondent. Weir, who joined CNN in 2013 after spending a decade as...
    Fears that climate change will make the Earth uninhabitable are leading some Americans to decide against having kids, according to a report Friday. The first-of-its-kind study found that 96.5 percent of people surveyed said they were “very” or “extremely” concerned about the impact of global warming on the well-being of their potential offspring, the...
    Fears that climate change will make the Earth uninhabitable are leading some Americans to decide against having kids, according to a report Friday. The first-of-its-kind study found that 96.5 percent of people surveyed said they were “very” or “extremely” concerned about the impact of global warming on the well-being of their potential offspring, the Guardian...
    By Kathleen Ronayne | Associated Press SACRAMENTO — Over four decades, Mary Nichols has been the regulator behind some of the nation’s most ambitious climate policies and, in recent years, she’s been their staunchest defender against President Donald Trump’s effort to dismantle them. With Joe Biden heading to the White House, Nichols hopes she is...
    Let's just start by acknowledging that whatever the incoming Biden administration does on climate change, it likely won't be enough for environmental activists and it likely shouldn't be. Nonetheless, we are starting to get some encouraging news about Joe Biden's approach to tackling climate change issues.  Most importantly, rather than relegating climate action to a...
    (CNN)Trees will start to shed their leaves earlier as the planet warms, a new study has suggested, contradicting previous assumptions that warming temperatures are delaying the onset of fall. Every year, in a process known as senescence, the leaves of deciduous trees turn yellow, orange and red as they suspend growth and extract nutrients from...
    SACRAMENTO (CBS SF/AP) — Mary Nichols fought for some of the nation’s most ambitious climate policies over the past four decades and, in recent years, she’s been their staunchest defender against President Donald Trump’s efforts to dismantle them. With Joe Biden heading to the White House, Nichols hopes she is not done yet. Nichols, 75,...
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Over four decades, Mary Nichols has been the regulator behind some of the nation’s most ambitious climate policies and, in recent years, she’s been their staunchest defender against President Donald Trump’s effort to dismantle them. With Joe Biden heading to the White House, Nichols hopes she is not done yet. Nichols, 75,...
    Allbirds' first-ever running sneaker — the Tree Dasher — is included in the Black Friday charity campaign. Mara Leighton/Business Insider When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Instead of providing a discount on Black Friday, Allbirds is increasing all its prices by $1 —...
    U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at a joint press conference on November 09, 2017Getty Images LONDON — Joe Biden's presidency will be a bigger problem for the Chinese government than the four years of the Donald Trump administration, economist Jim O'Neill told CNBC's "Squawk Box Europe" on Friday. Trump took a...
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Over four decades, Mary Nichols has been the regulator behind some of the nation’s most ambitious climate policies and, in recent years, she’s been their staunchest defender against President Donald Trump’s effort to dismantle them. With Joe Biden heading to the White House, Nichols hopes she is not done yet. Nichols,...
    Orleans, France (CNN Business)Food labels already indicate how good or bad a product is for you. But good or bad for the planet? That's often much less clear. Now a growing number of brands are labeling their products to show their climate impact.Swedish food company Felix is one of them. For two days in October,...
    By KATHLEEN RONAYNE, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Over four decades, Mary Nichols has been the regulator behind some of the nation’s most ambitious climate policies and, in recent years, she’s been their staunchest defender against President Donald Trump's effort to dismantle them. With Joe Biden heading to the White House, Nichols hopes she...
    Daily deaths will soon double, expert says Trump maintains election fraud, pledges travel to Georgia in first presser since election Asian Companies Are Finally Getting Serious About Climate Risks (Bloomberg) -- From his perch as chief administrative officer at CLP Holdings Ltd., one of Asia’s biggest electricity generators, David Simmonds has seen a sea...
    WELLINGTON – New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s government is to declare a climate emergency in a symbolic step to increase pressure for action to combat global warming. The government will put forward a motion to declare the emergency next Wednesday, the government said as parliament reconvened after a general election won by Ardern’s party....
    WELLINGTON – New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s government is to declare a climate emergency in a symbolic step to increase pressure for action to combat global warming. The government will put forward a motion to declare the emergency next Wednesday, the government said as parliament reconvened after a general election won by Ardern’s party....
    It sounds like a plot lifted from a science fiction flick, but scientists have suggested permanently dimming the sun to save South Africa from deadly dry spells. The hairbrained scheme would involve pumping vast quantities of gas into the atmosphere above Cape Town to preserve local water supplies. It evokes the plot of 2007...
    By Praveen Menon WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's government is to declare a climate emergency in a symbolic step to increase pressure for action to combat global warming. The government will put forward a motion to declare the emergency next Wednesday, the government said as parliament reconvened after a general election...
    President-elect Joe Biden said Wednesday that his priorities for the first 100 days of his administration will be “a pathway to citizenship” for 11 million illegal immigrants and overturning a number of President Donald Trump’s executive orders which pertain specifically to climate change concerns. “I will send an immigration bill to the United States...
    The Handmaid's Tale author Margaret Atwood has warned to 'be prepared' for a world 'fertile for dictators'.  Canadian novelist Margaret, 81, who penned the classic dystopian novel set in a totalitarian North America, said that 'extremes at both ends' of the political sphere are becoming more and more polarised.  She says while the recent US election - which...
    Best Early Black Friday 2020 Deals From Walmart, Amazon, Coach, Nordstrom, Macys, Target, Best Buy & More Vandy womens soccer player option to kick for football team Sir David Attenborough Leaves Instagram Weeks After Breaking Record and Giving Climate Warning And just like that, Sir David Attenborough has departed Instagram. © Provided by People...
    IT SOUNDS like a plot lifted from a science fiction flick, but scientists have suggested permanently dimming the Sun to save South Africa from deadly dry spells. The hairbrained scheme would involve pumping vast quantities of gas into the atmosphere above Cape Town to preserve local water supplies. 3 It evokes the plot of 2007...
    “It is a team that reflects the fact that America is back, ready to lead the world and not to withdraw from it,” he said, signaling the turn he intends to take in the world. American foreign policy. The future members of his government have all applied themselves to reaffirming...
              Live from Music Row Tuesday morning on The Tennessee Star Report with Michael Patrick Leahy – broadcast on Nashville’s Talk Radio 98.3 and 1510 WLAC weekdays from 5:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. –  host Leahy welcomed California refugee and direct mail pioneer Craig Huey to the studio. At the top...
    Fox News host Greg Gutfeld Tuesday dismissed President-elect Joe Biden’s cabinet picks and said he selected former Secretary of State John Kerry as his “climate czar because he mistook him for a tree.” “First there’s Kerry — what the morticians call a discount special,” Gutfeld said in his opening monologue on Fox News’ “The...
    Ivanka Trump on Tuesday pointed out carbon emissions have declined since 2019 under Donald Trump after CNN's Jake Tapper blamed the coronavirus for the fall.   The spat between the TV host and first daughter began after she tweeted: 'FACT: Greenhouse gases generated by the U.S. will slide 9.2% this year, tumbling to the lowest level in at...
    A man in Singapore was arrested and charged by authorities on Monday after standing outside a police station holding a sign with a smiley face on it, in violation of the city-state’s notoriously strict laws concerning public protest. Jolovan Wham, a committed environmental activist, was arrested for violating the city-state’s laws that require a permit...
    Joe Biden will focus on undoing President Trump’s policies on immigration and climate change during his first 100 days in office, he said Tuesday in his first interview since the Nov. 3 election. The president-elect’s agenda will include sending an immigration bill to Congress and doing away with what he called Trump’s “damaging” executive...
    Savannah Rychcik November 24, 2020 0 Comments President-elect Joe Biden told reporters he has not spoken to Dr. Anthony Fauci personally, but his staff has. “He’s been very, very helpful,” Biden said. Watch his comments below: Joe Biden tells reporters he hasnt spoken yet with Dr. Anthony Fauci, but he did confirm that his...
    President-elect Joe Biden picked former Secretary of State John Kerry, shown with him in 2015, to be U.S. climate envoy in the next administration. Andrew Harnik John Kerry helped bring the world into the Paris climate agreement and expanded America’s reputation as a climate leader. That reputation is now in tatters, and President-elect Joe...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- From record heat to cold winter blasts, Chicago is no stranger to extreme weather!2020 has seen an increasing amount of billion-dollar disasters, including the Derecho that impacted the Midwest in August. From devastating wildfires in the west to a record-breaking hurricane season, research shows extreme weather events are becoming more frequent and...
    Joe Biden will focus on undoing President Trump’s policies on immigration and climate change during his first 100 days in office, he said Tuesday in his first interview since the Nov. 3 election. The president-elect’s agenda will include sending an immigration bill to Congress and doing away with what he called Trump’s “damaging” executive orders...
    John Kerry, whom former Vice President Joe Biden has selected to serve as his administration’s “climate czar,” proclaimed Tuesday that the Paris climate agreement is insufficient in fighting climate change. “Mr. president-elect, you’ve put forward a bold transformative climate plan. But you’ve also underscored that no country alone can solve this challenge,” Kerry stated during...
    President-elect Joe Biden's Cabinet picks constitute an "unserious team" that will played "like a fiddle" by China and other U.S. adversaries, "Fox & Friends Weekend" co-host Pete Hegseth said Tuesday. "It is Obama 2.0," Hegseth told "Outnumbered Overtime" host Harris Faulkner. "It would be a complete rejection of all the lessons we learned under President Trump, and bad for...
    President-elect Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden team wants to understand Trump effort to 'hollow out government agencies' Overnight Defense: Trump transgender ban 'inflicts concrete harms,' study says | China objects to US admiral's Taiwan visit Protect our world: How the Biden administration can save lives and economies worldwide MORE’s first round of Cabinet picks is so far...
    Joe Biden promised his first round of Cabinet picks would "re-imagine" foreign policy, despite decades of combined experience in the government arena. "They'll not only repair, they'll also re-imagine American foreign policy and national security for the next generation," Biden said Tuesday in Wilmington, Delaware, a day after the administrator of the General Services...
    President-elect Joe Biden unveiled his national security team on Tuesday, declaring 'America is back' and ready to lead the world, demonstrating the changed diplomatic tone his administration will take compared to President Donald Trump's.  Biden named his staff for the nation's security first, stressing the importance of the positions, but additional Cabinet picks are expected...
    Photograph: Mark Makela/Getty Images President-elect Joe Biden formally introduced his first round of cabinet nominations on Tuesday, a move broadly welcomed as a restoration of the old Washington and international order after the turmoil of the Trump administration. Related: Joe Biden’s cabinet picks: what we’ve learned from his choices so far Biden has also...
    Joe Biden promised his first round of Cabinet picks would "re-imagine" foreign policy, despite a combined decades of worth of experience in the government arena. "They'll not only repair, they'll also re-imagine American foreign policy and national security for the next generation," Biden said Tuesday in Wilmington, Delaware, a day after the administrator of...
    General Motors (GM) CEO Mary Barra is cheering on Joe Biden’s climate change agenda as the multinational automaker drops its support for President Trump in a legal battle with California over their strict emission rules. Last year, Trump dropped a waiver allowing California to have strict fuel emission rules. Subsequently, California officials filed suit against...
    BOSTON (CBS) — President-elect Joe Biden spoke highly of former Massachusetts senator and Secretary of State John Kerry as he announced Kerry’s role on his National Security Council Tuesday. Kerry will serve as Special Presidential Envoy for Climate. “For the first time ever, the United States will have a full-time climate leader to participate in ministerial...
    WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden is set to formally introduce his national security team to the nation, building out a team of Obama administration alumni that signals his shift away from the Trump administration’s “America First” policies and a return to U.S. engagement on the global stage. The picks for national security and...
    WILMINGTON, Del. -- President-elect Joe Biden is set to formally introduce his national security team to the nation, building out a team of Obama administration alumni that signals his shift away from the Trump administration's "America First" policies and a return to U.S. engagement on the global stage.The picks for national security and foreign policy...
    According to a new report, India is the only G20 country that’s “2°C compatible” in its targets to reduce emissions and help reduce the rapid global warming of our climate. The G20 is made up of the 20 largest economies in the world. Countries under the Paris Agreement are signed to a “safe” 1.5 °C...