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  • Emma Thompson foresees people eating pets for 'protein' due to 'climate crisis'

    12/06/2019 8:49:00 PM PST · by Libloather · 30 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12/06/19 | Melissa Roberto
    Fido and Sylvester could be in big trouble, according to Emma Thompson. The actress issued a strong warning on Thursday of an impending "climate crisis" so dire that people will have no choice but to eat their own pets. The actress, 60, attended an Extinction Rebellion protest outside of the BBC Broadcasting House in London on Thursday, where she claimed there is "extreme weather" ahead. **SNIP** "Better wrap up warm, stockpile food and remember there is a surprising amount of protein in the average household pet."
  • Remember: Ice Age is Coming 1978 Science Facts [20+ minute video w/Leonard Nimoy narration]

    12/05/2019 8:38:30 PM PST · by beaversmom · 62 replies
    You Tube ^ | September 22, 2019 | bBrain via YouTube
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  • Americans Now Have More Dogs Than Kids Because So Few People are Having Children

    12/05/2019 2:50:53 PM PST · by Morgana · 120 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | Dec, 5, 2019 | John Stonestreet & G. Shane Morris
    We’ve reached a barking point in American history. (Yeah, I’m sorry for that one.) A few years ago, for the first time ever, the number of dogs in this country surpassed the number of children under eighteen. According to Statista, there are 90 million dogs in America today, up from just 68 million in 2000. And a higher percentage of American households own dogs than ever before. By contrast, there are just over 73 million children. That still sounds like a lot, but as a percentage of the population, children have never been rarer. In 1960, for instance, over one-in-three...
  • EU climate leadership in doubt as bloc set to miss 2030 goal (only 11.18 years left)

    12/05/2019 8:47:59 AM PST · by Libloather · 17 replies
    Newstimes ^ | 12/05/19 | ARITZ PARRA, FRANK JORDANS
    MADRID (AP) — The European Union said Wednesday that it will likely miss its target for reducing greenhouse gases by 2030, dealing a blow to the bloc’s efforts to be a leader in the fight against climate change. **SNIP** The report was released as officials from almost 200 countries meet in Madrid for U.N. climate talks. The EU’s new executive Commission is expected to present its long-term plan for tackling global warming - dubbed the European Green Deal - next week. **SNIP** “Current EU leaders are the last generation that can prevent the climate breakdown,” said Wendel Trio, director of...
  • The Market Says Climate Change Is Happening

    12/04/2019 10:19:41 AM PST · by karpov · 28 replies
    Reason ^ | March 5, 2019 | Ronald Bailey
    Markets are superb at turning what participants believe to be facts into prices. An intriguing new National Bureau of Economic Research study on market expectations about climate change looks at the price trends of Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) weather futures contracts. "The evidence shows that financial markets fully incorporate climate model projections," conclude Columbia University's agricultural and resource economist Wolfram Schlenker and sustainable development researcher Charles Taylor. "We find that the market has been accurately pricing in climate change, largely in line with global climate models, and that this began occurring at least since the early 2000s when the weather...
  • Global warming, global cooling, climate change, climate emergency, etc., or existential threat?

    12/04/2019 7:39:43 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 7 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 12/04/2019 | Jack Hellner
    What wets your whistle?  It's another day and another dire warning from the U.N.  Of course, almost 100% of the media repeat these dire warnings in order to indoctrinate the public, especially the young, with no questions asked as the media pretend they are fact-checkers.  What is always missing from these articles and warnings is factual historical data.  There are no statistics to show how little the temperature has changed the last 140 years, only made up numbers about the future.  There are no statistics to show how little the sea levels have changed the last 140 years, only threats about the future.  There are...
  • No great escape: Tory scales bins and fence to exit climate hustings

    12/03/2019 1:17:14 PM PST · by ransomnote · 4 replies ^ | December 03, 2018 | Simon Murphy
    Councillor’s 45-minute ordeal may have gone unnoticed had it not been for Lewes schoolgirl It is a common dilemma for any hard-bitten politician faced with a hostile crowd: how best to make a sharp exit to avoid embarrassment? For one 63-year-old Tory councillor confronted with a less than receptive audience during a climate crisis debate the answer was to clamber over some bins and scale a fence. Nancy Bikson was a last-minute replacement for the Conservative prospective MP Maria Caulfield, who was too “busy” to attend climate hustings for candidates in the key marginal seat of Lewes, East Sussex, at...
  • Long-Range Weather Forecasts (and Climate Change)

    12/03/2019 7:52:15 AM PST · by daniel1212 · 19 replies
    NOAA; Weather Channel ^ | 12/02/19 | daniel1212
    Below are some NOAA long-range forecasts, and which typically predict mostly warmer to much warmer than average weather (to the almost complete exclusion of colder than average). How do you think they did and will do? " Below is the 3-month forecast for Nov. thru Jan. made Oct. 17. Joe Bastardi reported that November was the 2nd coldest since 2001 for the US. These "records" go back just 140 years (1880). ." Next is the NOAA forecast for Dec. 10-16 that was made Dec. 2: " Below was the NOAA 3 month (Dec. Jan. Feb.) prediction made Oct. 17, which...
  • Pa. DEP and major oil companies agree: Trump administration shouldn't roll back methane rules

    12/03/2019 7:49:23 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 19 replies
    The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ^ | December 2, 2019 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
    Several groups that often are at odds over environmental rules are on the same side when it comes to easing methane regulations at oil and gas sites. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection joined major oil and gas companies, environmental groups and lawmakers from both parties last week in urging the Trump administration not to go through with its proposal to eliminate methane control requirements from well sites and pipelines across the country. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to roll back rules adopted in 2016 that require companies to identify and stop methane leaks from new and modified...
  • Danish Academic: U.N. Might Use Military to Enforce Climate Agenda

    12/03/2019 7:24:45 AM PST · by House Atreides · 45 replies
    Breitbart ^ | December 3, 2019 | Simon Kent
    The United Nations may resort to military action against states that defy its mandates on global climate action, according to Ole Wæver, a prominent international relations professor at the University of Copenhagen. In an interview with ABC News in Australia, Professor Wæver cautions that what he sees as “climate inaction” might draw the U.N. into considering other means to ensure its goals are met, even if that leads to global armed conflict. Professor Wæver says more resistance to change could potentially threaten democracy although the U.N. would counter that the end justified the means in much the same way countries...
  • Pelosi Chooses Climate Change over USMCA Jobs

    12/03/2019 6:55:10 AM PST · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    American ^ | December 3, 2019 | Daniel John Sobieski
    Ever notice that climate change conferences are never held in places like Somalia or Bangladesh or perhaps one of those islands that are going to be under water the day after tomorrow? They are always held in places like Copenhagen (2009) or this time in Spain, places where the elites can fly in on private jets, stay in five-star hotels, and explain why they must control every aspect of our lives lest we all die in the next dozen years. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has spent all of President Trump’s first term producing no legislation benefitting the American people while...
  • China’s Renewed Coal Boom

    12/02/2019 4:26:32 AM PST · by daniel1212 · 12 replies
    27 November 2019 | Robert Hunziker
    Greenpeace congratulated China and the EU by contrasting it with Trump’s refusal to commit the United States to the Paris climate accord: “What gets the pair together isn't just Trump – China and the EU understand the opportunities offered by a clean and climate-safe world.” Oops! Hold your horses! All bets are off! According to a BBC news headline d/d November 20, 2019: “Climate Change: China Coal Surge Threatens Paris Targets.” Astonishingly, over the past 18 months China has added enough new coal-based electricity generation (43GW) to power 31 million homes. King coal has returned. Not only, China is also...
  • UN chief warns of ‘point of no return’ on climate change

    12/01/2019 6:51:53 PM PST · by Libloather · 54 replies
    News 4 Jax ^ | 12/01/19 | Mark Carney, Antonio Guterres
    – U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Sunday that the world’s efforts to stop climate change have been “utterly inadequate" so far and there is a danger global warming could pass the “point of no return.” Speaking before the start Monday of a two-week in Madrid, the U.N. chief said the impact of rising temperatures — including more extreme weather — is already being felt around the world, with dramatic consequences for humans and other species. **SNIP** “The point of no return is no longer over the horizon,” Guterres told reporters in the Spanish capital. “It is in sight and hurtling...
  • GRETA SNAPS: ‘Climate Crisis’ About ‘Colonial, Racist, And Patriarchal Systems Of Oppression’

    12/01/2019 12:02:46 PM PST · by Trump20162020 · 151 replies
    The Daily Wire ^ | November 30, 2019 | Ryan Saavedra
    Greta Thunberg unloaded on the world in an op-ed published on Friday, claiming that fossil fuels “are literally” killing mankind, and that they are a threat to “our very existence” as she said that her “climate crisis” agenda is not just about the environment, but about fighting the “colonial, racist, and patriarchal systems of oppression.” In an op-ed published in Project Syndicate, Thunberg and two other far-left climate activists attacked world leaders over their pro-capitalist policies, writing that “the politicians let the profiteers continue to exploit our planet’s resources and destroy its ecosystems in a quest for quick cash that...
  • Pelosi Flying out with Democrats to U.N. Climate Meeting in Spain

    12/01/2019 7:07:02 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 60 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1 Dec 2019 | SIMON KENT
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) will fly out Sunday with a large delegation of congressional Democrats heading 3,781 miles across the Atlantic to the United Nations COP25 climate change conference in Madrid. A key element of the conference will seek to place financial penalties on global commercial aviation to stop people flying and making “unnecessary contributions to atmospheric carbon dioxide pollution.”  The Pelosi delegation will join almost 25,000 people and 1500 journalists flying into the Spanish capital to attend the meeting.The members of the taxpayer-funded Pelosi Democrat delegation include: Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA)Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI)Chairman Frank Pallone (D-NJ), Committee on Energy and CommerceChairwoman...
  • Extinction Rebellion: Four climate activists take hunger strike into second week (maybe third)

    12/01/2019 6:27:28 AM PST · by Libloather · 38 replies
    The Independent via Yahoo ^ | 11/24/19 | Jane Dalton
    Four climate activists on hunger strike have pledged to continue going without food for a second week as they call on political leaders to act on the environmental crisis. More than 520 people in 28 countries, from Barcelona to Stockholm, joined Extinction Rebellion’s global hunger strike a week ago. Most of them - including at least 260 in the UK - signed up to go without food for seven days, but four of those in London say they intend to continue. In the UK, protesters camped outside the headquarters of the main political parties, including 83-year-old Ursula Pethick. **SNIP** After...
  • John Kerry launches 'World War Zero' climate activism coalition

    11/30/2019 6:10:09 PM PST · by Libloather · 53 replies
    The Hill via MSN ^ | 11/30/19 | Marty Johnson
    Former Senator and Secretary of State John Kerry (D-Mass.) is launching a new bipartisan coalition of world leaders and celebrities to push for an active strategy against climate change on Sunday. Dubbed "World War Zero," the activist group's goal is to unite "unlikely allies with one common mission: making the world respond to the climate crisis the same way we mobilized to win World War II," according to its website. Headlining the group are former presidents Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter, former governors Arnold Schwarzenegger and John Kasich, Leonardo DiCaprio, Sting and Ashton Kutcher, the New York Times reports. In...
  • UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson replaced by block of melting ice at climate change debate

    11/30/2019 1:04:17 AM PST · by Libloather · 13 replies
    ABC News ^ | 11/29/19 | Ella Torres
    Major political party leaders in Britain participated in a debate on climate change, but two were noticeably missing -- and replaced. Prime Minister Boris Johnson of the Conservative Party and leader of the Brexit Party Nigel Farage were not on the stage for Thursday night's Channel 4 debate. Channel 4's editor, Ben de Pear, said the ice sculptures were a "visual metaphor" after the two declined invitations to attend. "These two ice sculptures represented the emergency on planet earth, not in any human form but were a visual metaphor for the Conservative and Brexit parties after their leaders declined our...
  • Berlin climate protesters brave icy weather and waters

    11/29/2019 8:30:08 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 9 replies
    Deutsche Welle ^ | 11.29.2019 | Kate Brady
    Even the biting chill of Berlin’s already wintry fall weather wasn’t enough to hold protesters back on Friday as they took to the streets in their thousands to demand more action against climate change. One group of students even plunged into the icy waters of the Spree River, holding up a white box in a symbolic attempt to rescue the government’s climate-change package. The latest global climate strike comes just three days ahead of the COP25 Climate Change Conference in Madrid. People were set to march in 2,400 cities across 157 countries. […] Across town on Friday, the Bundesrat —...
  • Delingpole: Greta the Teenage Climate Puppet Goes Full Marxist

    11/29/2019 1:00:31 PM PST · by Sir Napsalot · 23 replies
    Breitbart - Politics ^ | 11-29-2019 | James Delingpole
    Greta Thunberg the teenage Climate Puppet has gone full Marxist. In her latest public statement, she says that the ‘climate crisis is not just about the environment’: It is a crisis of human rights, of justice, and of political will. Colonial, racist, and patriarchal systems of oppression have created and fueled it. We need to dismantle them all.