The ECOreport reposts news from Europe, Half the Signatories To Paris Agreement Reaffirm Their Commitment
Press Release from the European Commission
The European Union and 79 African, Caribbean and Pacific developing countries, who together make up more than half of the signatories to the Paris Agreement on climate change, today reaffirmed their strong and steadfast commitment to full implementation of the agreement, urging all partners to keep up the momentum created in 2015.
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The ECOreport reposts an announcement about David Suzuki’s new book, Just Cool It!: The Climate Crisis and What We Can Do
From the David Suzuki Foundation
By David Suzuki
Most people understand that human-caused climate change is a real and serious threat. True, some still reject the mountains of evidence amassed by scientists from around the world over many decades, and accepted by every legitimate scientific academy and institution. But as the physical evidence builds daily — from increasingly frequent and intense extreme weather events like droughts and floods to disappearing polar ice to rising sea levels — it takes an incredible amount of denial to claim we have no reason to worry.
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The ECOreport reposts news in the fight against rising global emissions, Chinese Emissions Rise With Increased Industrial Output
Originally Posted on Greenpeace Energydesk
By Lauri Myllyvirta
China’s overdependence on heavy industry and construction is not only an environmental hazard — it’s a massive financial risk.
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The ECOreport reposts an Op-Ed about America’s shifting environmental policies, Tillerson Breathes New Life Into Paris Climate Change Accord
Originally Posted on Clean Technica
By Tina Casey
Will he or won’t he? In a sequence events worthy of standard television reality fare, President Trump has been building suspense over a final decision on the Paris climate change accord. During his presidential campaign Trump promised to “cancel” US participation in the historic agreement and the clock is still ticking.
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The ECOreport reposts an update, Trump Administration Says Additional Fact-Finding Not Appropriate In Climate Trial
Press Release from Our Children’s Trust
“We’re lost, but we’re making good time,” said famed baseball player Yogi Berra. Little did Berra know the Trump administration would one day channel his anecdote as a pre-trial strategy to defend against a youth-brought climate lawsuit, but that appears to be exactly what is happening right now in Oregon.
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THE ECOreport reposts a story from the ongoing debate at the White House, Perry Says Renegotiate Paris Accord
Originally Published on Clean Technica
By Joshua Hill
US Energy Secretary Rick Perry has added his voice to the growing number of Trump advisers recommending the new President keep the country in the Paris Agreement, but he has called on the President to renegotiate the deal in an attempt to push European nations to assume a larger share of emissions reductions.
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The ECOreport reposts a story from the battle to reduce fossil fuel emissions, Oregon’s proposed Climate Test Legislation
Originally published on Clean Technica
By Steve Hanley
Donald Trump may be hell bent on dismantling any and all US climate change programs (the photo heading the Bureau of Land Management webpage is now a lump of coal. Ho, Ho, Ho!), but that hasn’t stopped America’s states and cities from rededicating themselves to fighting the tyrants of the fossil fuel industry. Some people just don’t think it’s right that large corporations are able to make our waterways and public lands toxic or the air we breathe a danger to human health. Radicals!
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The ECOreport posts an update from the ongoing lawsuit meant to force the U.S, government to take climate action.
Press Release from Our Children’s Trust
During a telephonic case management conference on Friday, April 7, between Magistrate Judge Coffin and attorneys representing the parties in Juliana v. United States, Judge Coffin itemized twelve meaningful admissions that the U.S. government defendants, then acting under the Obama administration, made in their January 13 answer to the youth plaintiffs’ complaint. Then he asked an attorney from the Department of Justice for the position of the Trump administration on climate science.
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The ECOreport seeks out French director about a documentary filming the Quest For Tomorrow’s Solutions
By Roy L Hales
In 2012 French journalist Cyril Dion read a studystating that unless we take action now, humankind could disappear between 2040 and 2100. He shared his concerns with a friend, actress/filmaker Melanie Lauren. This ultimately led to their Global trek, filming the quest for Tomorrow’s Solutions.
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The ECOreport reposts another report of Climate impacts, Sea-level Rise Threatens European Communities.
Originally Published on NexisMedia, republished on Clean Technica
By Marlene Cimons
The kind of devastating flooding that occurs once every century along Europe’s northern coastline could become an annual event if greenhouse gas emissions continue to climb, according to a recent study published in the journal Earth’s Future.
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