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'This Really Is Something': UN Chief Praised for Move to Block Coal-Backing Nations From Speaking at Climate Summit
The U.N. had already announced that only leaders with a clear climate action plan would be allowed to speak, and it appears the secretary-general is following through on that directive.
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'No Pay, We Stay': 23 Days Into Train Blockade Protest, Kentucky Coal Miners Demand Stolen Wages With Support of Progressives Nationwide
"I see us blocking the trains until we get paid."
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Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, middle, watered down a climate crisis resolution this week at the Pacific Islands Forum. News
Behavior of Australia's Prime Minister at Pacific Islands Forum Makes Clear Climate Crisis Not A Priority
"Watered-down climate language has real consequences—like water-logged homes, schools, communities, and ancestral burial grounds."
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To Stave Off 'Climate Disaster,' 29 States and Major Cities Sue Trump EPA Over 'Dirty Power' Rule
"President Trump's attempt to gut our nation's Clean Power Plan is foolish. It's also unlawful."
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Site of the TVA Coal Ash Disaster more than Three Years Later Views
Trump’s New Coal Rules Will Bury Rural America
People of color and white rural populations are going to suffer the most from the EPA’s war on renewable power.
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"Once we started blocking the train, that’s when the big support came in. That’s when people took notice." (WYMT/screen shot)   Views
Kentucky Miners Are Blocking a Coal Train for Back Pay. We Talked to One About a Just Transition.
"You have the issue of climate change, and most companies don’t care about us in the end, all they care about is the dollar. It’s a really bad situation."
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Shifting Subsidies to Renewable Energy Instead of Propping Up Fossil Fuel Giants Would Prompt 'Clean Energy Revolution', Study Shows
"What we are doing is using taxpayers' money to boost hurricanes, to spread droughts, to melt glaciers, to bleach corals. In one word: to destroy the world."
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A family wading through the salty sea water that flooded their village in Eita, Kiribati, on September 30, 2015. News
In 'Visionary' Document, Small Island Nations Declare 'Climate Crisis' in Pacific
Declaration includes demand for end to fossil fuel development and for nations most responsible for crisis to "urgently change direction."
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Berkeley, California Makes 'Incredible Leap' Away From Fossil Fuels With Natural Gas Ban in New Buildings
"Many cities would be satisfied or content to just declare a climate emergency. This is what acting on it looks like."
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"He Might've Stayed a Minute": Coal Miners With Black Lung Slam McConnell for Brushing Them Off in Healthcare Meeting
"It was a worthless trip, that's the way I feel," said one of the 120 coal miners who traveled to Washington, D.C. to meet with the Republican leader
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