All News Articles for 2016-10-06

Thursday, October 6, 2016
As Matthew Threatens, Florida Governor Slammed for Climate Denialism
Refusing to acknowledge the threat of global warming "would be irresponsible anywhere, but in a state like Florida, with so many people living by the coast, it borders on criminal negligence."
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Outside RNC Headquarters, Millennials Declare: "It's Trump vs. All of Us"
'A Donald Trump presidency would normalize overt white supremacy and really threaten much of what you see our generation fighting for,' says Anthony Torres
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Humane Society Warns: Trump Presidency is a 'Threat to Animals Everywhere'
Trump's inner circle said to be a "'who's who' of zealous anti-animal welfare activists"
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Green Groups Warn Deal to Lower Aviation Pollution is 'Weak Shell Game'
'Taking a plane is the fastest and cheapest way to fry the planet and this deal won't reduce demand for jet fuel one drop'
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Polling Points to Support for Pot Legalization Efforts in Five States
Recreational marijuana legalization questions will appear on five ballots this election day, in Arizona, California, Maine, Massachusetts, and Nevada
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Judge Rules Ex-CIA Officials Can Be Questioned in Torture Case
'This order affirms that our judicial system can handle claims of CIA torture, including when those claims involve high-level government officials,' says ACLU
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Up to 14 Million Children Exposed to Toxic Industrial Chemicals in Schools
Harvard researchers estimate toxic PCBs may be present in up to 26,000 U.S. schools
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Florida Coast Braces as Deadly Hurricane Matthew Nears Shore
Over 2 million evacuated as National Weather Service warns that 'extremely dangerous, life-threatening weather conditions are forecast in the next 24 hours'
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UK Dismantles Democracy to Double Down on Fracked Gas
Environmentalists and community members are accusing the U.K. government of climate "hypocrisy" in light of the newly-ratified Paris agreement
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You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet: Western States Face Decades-Long Megadroughts
If fossil fuel emissions continue as usual, droughts lasting as long as 35 years a "near certainty" in parched Western U.S. states
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23 Arrested Protesting McAuliffe's "Stunning Lack of Political Courage" on Climate
Countering claims of powerlessness, demonstrators tell Virginia's Terry McAuliffe: "Governor, you can do your job"
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As Paris Treaty Hits Threshold, Climate Groups Demand Bolder Action
Calls for action come as renowned economist warns that global economy is set to "self-destruct" if the world continues burning fossil fuels
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