Climate Change News, Dec 2019



* What you can do in 2020 to keep the world from burning up: Don Pittis | CBC News

* Statistic of the Decade: The Massive Deforestation of the Amazon


* Climate change denial may have been defeated in 2019. But what comes next won’t be easier | Carlo Invernizzi-Accetti | The Guardian


* Fossil Fuel Knocks the Wind Out of Renewable Energy Movement in Ohio


* This Turkish Chef Is Fighting Climate Change With the Help of Syrian Refugees


* Climate activists dump cow manure in front of Doug Ford’s Etobicoke office | The Star


* 2019 has been a year of climate disaster. Yet still our leaders procrastinate | Geoff Goldrick | The Guardian


* Australia’s most populous state declares state of emergency amid bushfire threat | CBC News


* ‘Greatest existential threat of our time’: Ottawa makes carbon tax case in court | CBC News


* Watch live as Alberta Court of Appeal hears cases for and against carbon tax | CBC News

* Students at Prestigious Universities Rise Up Against Fossil Fuel Money

* Since Paris Agreement, Financial Firms Have Sunk $745 Billion Into New Coal

* Kenney’s claim carbon tax damaged Alberta economy is refuted in court documents | CBC News

* Chile blames ‘big polluters’ for ‘insufficient’ agreements out of climate summit | CBC News

* Alberta’s top court hears arguments on federal carbon tax | CBC News


* Longest UN climate talks end with no deal on carbon markets | CBC News


* For Real Democracy, We Need Political Participation at All Levels of Public Life

* ALEC Behind Ohio Bill Criminalizing Protests Against Fossil Fuel Infrastructure

* A greener tour? Musicians work toward net-zero emissions on the road | CBC News


* Polluting Companies Are Sponsoring COP25 Talks in Exchange for Tax Breaks

* Beware terrorists but don’t sweat the climate crisis – how blind can Morrison be? | Jeff Sparrow | The Guardian

* Agriculture needs changes to help save climate and farmers, says national agriculture group | CBC News


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* UN: Climate Change Will Create “New Great Divergence” Between Rich and Poor

* Trudeau will fuel the fires of our climate crisis if he approves Canada’s mega mine | Tzeporah Berman | The Guardian

* Renewables Are Gaining Traction, But We Need to Be Able to Store the Energy

* Exxon found not guilty of fraud over true cost of climate regulations | ExxonMobil | The Guardian

* Arctic ecosystems and cultures threatened as region continues to warm | CBC News


* Fighting the climate crisis need not mean halting economic growth | Joseph Stiglitz | The Guardian

* Earth’s frozen ‘water towers’ threatened by warming, population growth, report says | CBC News


* The Climate Emergency Has Already Begun as Earth Systems Collapse


* ‘We would love some action,’ Greta Thunberg says at climate summit in Madrid | CBC News

* Job killer or job creator? Experts predict a climate employment boom: Don Pittis | CBC News


* Whatever happened to the promise of hydrogen-powered cars? | CBC News


* UN Climate Convention Switch From Chile to Spain May Hinder Climate Justice

* Climate crisis: what is COP and can it save the world? | COP 25: Madrid climate change conference 2019 | The Guardian


* Thousands Stage Protest at German Coal Mines for Bolder Climate Policy

* Scientist’s theory of climate’s Titanic moment the ‘tip of a mathematical iceberg’ | Climate crisis | The Guardian