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    Nuclear power, a piece of industry propaganda delivered to you free house by the NY Times [how many $$$ did you get fo, NYT?]

    Opinion Nuclear Power Can Save the World Expanding the technology is the fastest way to slash greenhouse gas emissions and decarbonize the economy. By Joshua S. Goldstein, Staffan A. Qvist and Steven Pinker Drs. Goldstein and Qvist are the authors of “A Bright Future: How Some Countries Have...
  2. Sandra Lindberg

    Lots of Scurrying, but No Revolution in Sight: Review of Why Women Will Save the Planet, 2nd Ed., by Friends of the Earth and C40 Cities

    Here is my review of a collection of essays I'd hoped would be important. "Lots of Scurrying, but No Revolution in Sight: Review of Why Women Will Save the Planet, 2nd Ed., by Friends of the Earth and C40 Cities will come out in the upcoming issue of Solidarity's Against the Current.
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    Earth Strike Protests Build Toward Sept. 27th General Strike On Climate Change

    Earth Strike Protests Build Toward Sept. 27th General Strike On Climate Change By Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance January 16, 2019 | Resist! Earth Strike Protests Build Toward Sept. 27th General Strike On Climate Change | PopularResistance.Org Above: Earth Strike...
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    Green New Deal: what is the progressive plan, and is it technically possible?

    Green New Deal: what is the progressive plan, and is it technically possible? The idea, central to Ocasio-Cortez’s campaign, aims to eliminate greenhouse gas pollution – but lacks key political support Emily Holden 29 Dec 2018 "Demond Drummer, founder of the New Consensus thinktank, said...
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    How Climate Change Forces Central American Farmers to Migrate

    How Climate Change Forces Central American Farmers to Migrate January 2, 2019 Edgardo Ayala How Climate Change Forces Central American Farmers to Migrate
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    A Surge of Climate Lawsuits Targets Human Rights, Damage from Fossil Fuels

    A Surge of Climate Lawsuits Targets Human Rights, Damage from Fossil Fuels Cities, states and the fishing industry want courts to hold fossil fuel companies accountable for global warming. Others argue government inaction violates rights...
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    Young people are poised to take the U.S. government to court over climate change

    Young people are poised to take the U.S. government to court over climate change What you need to know about the historic climate trial that could have its day in court in 2019. Kyla Mandel Dec 21, 2018, 8:00 am Young people are poised to take the U.S. government to...
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    THIS RADICAL PLAN TO FUND THE ‘GREEN NEW DEAL

    THIS RADICAL PLAN TO FUND THE ‘GREEN NEW DEAL HTTPS://POPULARRESISTANCE.ORG/THIS-RADICAL-PLAN-TO-FUND-THE-GREEN-NEW-DEAL-JUST-MIGHT-WORK/JUST MIGHT WORK By Staff, Ellenbrown.com December 19, 2018 This, for sure, is not system change. But this plan lays out what the new...
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    Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement Exceeds $8 Trillion

    Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement Exceeds $8 Trillion December 18th, 2018 by Steve Hanley Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement Exceeds $8 Trillion | CleanTechnica "Words can only accomplish so much. Financial pain gets action."
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    World's Biggest Investors: Tackle Climate Change Or Face Financial Crash

    World's Biggest Investors: Tackle Climate Change Or Face Financial Crash By Damian Carrington, Occupy.com. Global investors managing $32 trillion issued a stark warning to governments at the UN climate summit on Monday, demanding urgent cuts in carbon emissions and the phasing out of all coal...
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    COP 24 Deal Is Morally Unacceptable And Inadequate For Climate Crisis

    COP 24 Deal Is Morally Unacceptable And Inadequate For Climate Crisis By Julia Conley, Commondreams. COP 24 was another failed and inadequate climate agreement. Advocates for bold, concrete reforms and directives—outlined in the People's Demands for Climate Justice—said the required sense of...
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    Would Human Extinction Be a Tragedy? [My answer: No]

    Would Human Extinction Be a Tragedy? Our species possesses inherent value, but we are devastating the earth and causing unimaginable animal suffering. By Todd May Mr. May is a professor of philosophy at Clemson University. Dec. 17, 2018 Opinion | Would Human Extinction Be a Tragedy? There are...
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    The Planet Has Seen Sudden Warming Before. It Wiped Out Almost Everything

    The Planet Has Seen Sudden Warming Before. It Wiped Out Almost Everything. In some ways, the planet's worst mass extinction — 250 million years ago, at the end of the Permian Period — may parallel climate change today. Image Fossilized crinoids, marine invertebrates that lived during the...
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    Shell: A Possible Path to a Net-Zero Emissions World

    A Possible Path to a Net-Zero Emissions World Shell Net Zero Emissions By 2070? (Paid Post by Shell from NYTimes.com) Too many players. Too lengthy time frame. Uncertain efficacy of some tactical components. G.
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    The World Needs to Quit Coal. Why Is It So Hard?

    The World Needs to Quit Coal. Why Is It So Hard? By Somini Sengupta Nov. 24, 2018 HANOI, Vietnam — Coal, the fuel that powered the industrial age, has led the planet to the brink of catastrophic climate change. Scientists have repeatedly warned of its looming dangers, most recently on...
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    Minimal Media Attention Helped Sink Crucial Climate Initiatives

    Minimal Media Attention Helped Sink Crucial Climate Initiatives view post on FAIR.org Climate change took a backseat to other issues in this year’s midterm elections, and humanity may end up paying the price. The majority of...
  17. Sandra Lindberg

    Revolution One Woman at a Time

    Revolution as the Most Personal Decision By Sandra Lindberg First written October 10, 2018; revised February 28, 2019 Decatur IL At this time of crises, women and people with gender identities and sexualities that do not conform to male-heterosexual norms have an opportunity to profoundly alter...
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    In 1973, an MIT computer predicted the end of civilization. So far, it's on target.

    In 1973, an MIT computer predicted the end of civilization. So far, it's on target. August 23, 2018 by PAUL RATNER In 1973, a computer program was developed at MIT to model global sustainability. Instead, it predicted that by 2040 our civilization would end. While many in history have made...
  19. Sandra Lindberg

    Strategy Thoughts

    Hello, all: David Klein asked if I would post here some thoughts I have been sharing on an SCNCC listserve. Below are a series of posts, some from me and some from H. Ehrman, on the topic of organizing strategy. I was responding to an excellent review by David Klein about the limits of green...
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    San Francisco East Bay's Future Climate

    The East Bay's Future Climate Will Be Both Dry and Wet | East Bay Express The East Bay's Future Climate Will Be Both Dry and Wet Think Los Angeles — only with parts of it underwater.
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