@Climate Progress : Post-​Brexit, the U.K. is becoming a hotbed of far-​right violence

In the wake of the Brexit vote, there has been a worrying rise in far-​right attitudes and racially-​motivated attacks in the U.K., leaving minor­ities fearful. On Tuesday the British Home Office — equiv­alent to the U.S. Depar­tment of Homeland Security — released a report showing that there had been a 29 percent increase in hate

2017-10-18 17:09

@Climate Progress : Media outlets grant White House official anonymity to make dishonest attack on Obama

During a press confe­rence on Monday, President Trump accused President Obama of failing to call the families of some soldiers who had died in the line of duty. Trump’s comments were misle­ading and inaccu­rate, and when he was pressed about them later in the news confer­ence, he tried to backt­rack. “I don’t know if he

2017-10-17 21:56

@Google: More hurricane-​force storms could hit UK because of climate change, experts warn Evening Standard

Evening Standard More hurricane-​force storms could hit UK because of climate change, experts warn Evening Standard More hurricane-​force storms could hit Britain because of climate change, experts have warned as the UK and Ireland is left reeling from Ophelia. The storm, which barrelled towards Europe as a category three hurricane before weakening 300 miles off the ... Hurricane Ophelia Sheds Light…

2017-10-18 06:32

@Google: Caisse targets climate change with new inves­tment plan The Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail Caisse targets climate change with new inves­tment plan The Globe and Mail "From now on, climate change will factor in each and every inves­tment decision we make across the breadth of our portf­olio," said Michael Sabia, chief executive officer of the Caisse, in a state­ment."In building this strategy, we have under­taken a ...

2017-10-18 18:59

@Manchester Climate Monthly: Upcoming Event: “Clima­thon” #Manch­ester 27 October

A few years ago Manch­ester City Council said it was going to consult widely on its ‘Green and Blue’ Infrast­ructure strategy, which had been endlessly promised and delayed.  The then Executive Member for the Enviro­nment assured a room full of …

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@Climate Progress : These wealthy instit­utions are quietly financing white nation­alism

The conne­ction between Breit­bart, a far-​right website, and the white nation­alist movement was hardly a secret. Steve Bannon, who served as Executive Chairman of the public­ation before and after serving as Trump’s chief strate­gist, called Breitbart “the platform for the alt-​right,” a euphemism for white nation­alists and their sympath­izers. These extreme, bigoted viewp­oints are frequ­ently

Today: 13:42

@Google: 'It rained for two years in 1740s' Healy-​Rae rejects climate change Indepen­dent.ie

Indepen­dent.ie 'It rained for two years in 1740s' Healy-​Rae rejects climate change Indepen­dent.ie Mr Healy-​Rae said experts in the industry were making a substa­ntial living from climate change and he was unhappy with how the Gover­nment was dealing with the issue. He said the current emissions targets for 2020 and 2030 were unreal­istic and putting a ... and more »

Today: 02:31

@Google: Could San Francisco Get the Oil Industry to Pay for Climate Change? WIRED

WIRED Could San Francisco Get the Oil Industry to Pay for Climate Change? WIRED The lawsuit aims to make these companies pay for the miles of seawall constr­uction and sewer system redesigns required to protect the city from climate change. Climate change caused in part by all the fossil fuels they sucked, mined, and fracked out of ...

Today: 12:01

@Google: When it comes to climate change, politics overrides religious views Lancaste­rOnline

Lancaste­rOnline When it comes to climate change, politics overrides religious views Lancaste­rOnline For years, the increa­singly prominent Texas Tech Unive­rsity climate scientist has occupied a unique position, building bridges between the scien­tific commu­nity, which overwhe­lmingly affirms that human-​caused climate change is a threat to the planet ... and more »

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