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The IEA Comes Up Short on Climate (Again)
Tuesday’s release of the World Energy Outlook (WEO) 2018 marked another missed opportunity for the International Energy Agency (IEA) to provide a roadmap to Paris success. Governments and investors alike have been calling on the IEA to help guide them towards achievement of the Paris goals. Two...
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Spain Unveils 'Groundbreaking' Plan to Slash Emissions and Transition to 100% Renewable Energy by 2050
"It sets a long-term goal, provides incentives on scaling up zero emission technologies, and cares about a good transition for the workforce."
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They know the odds. They understand that they’re already living in a dystopia. (Photo: Grassroots Global Justice Alliance) Views
Welcome to the Ultimate Escape Room
Will this climate-change dystopia have a sequel?
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French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron accompany U.S. President Donald Trump and the first lady, Melania Trump after their lunch at the Elysee Presidential Palace on November 10, 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo: Chesnot/Getty Images) News
Trump a No-Show at Peace Forum as Nations Rebuke Nationalism
"The concern I have is that blinkered nationalist views may gain ground once again," warned German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
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In place of fossil fuel finance, investments should be redirected toward renewable energy, cleaner industry, and more sustainable agriculture, among other priorities. (Photo: Image via Stefan Bumbeck/7dvt.com) Views
Want to Save the Climate? Break Up the Big Banks
Despite regularly claiming new commitments to ‘green finance,’ the big banks continue to lend billions to the fossil fuel industry every year
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Nationalists in the polling are found to do exactly this– deny human emotions to members of other nations or ethnicities. ( Photo: Screenshot) Views
Macron’s Slam of Nationalism Got It Right, But Didn’t Note Dehumanization
Animalizing people, dehumanizing them, is part and parcel of destructive nationalisms that have blighted so many lives so fruitlessly
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'The Political System Is Failing Us': British Energy Dept Blockaded to Protest Climate Inaction and Fracking
"The time to take action against climate injustice is now... If we do not act now, we face extinction. At the very least we will witness the breakdown of society as we know it."
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In 1954, Armistice Day was replaced with Veterans Day, and so our public celebration of peace and an end to war became a rally to “support the troops,” a state and federal day off, and a platform for military recruitment. (AP) Views
Armistice Day First
“You can no more win a war than win an earthquake.”
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The Lessons of World War I: Don't Trust Hateful Politicians Like Trump
"Trump's own American nationalism is destabilizing for the world. Let's hope he doesn't stumble into a debilitating and fruitless war."
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Applauding Plan to Stop Refueling Saudi Planes, Progressives Call for Further Action to End Yemen's "Humanitarian Nightmare"
"Now that it's no longer a secret that the war in Yemen is a national security and humanitarian nightmare, we need to get all the way out."
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