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  • Emma Thompson foresees people eating pets for 'protein' due to 'climate crisis'

    12/06/2019 8:49:00 PM PST · by Libloather · 65 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12/06/19 | Melissa Roberto
    Fido and Sylvester could be in big trouble, according to Emma Thompson. The actress issued a strong warning on Thursday of an impending "climate crisis" so dire that people will have no choice but to eat their own pets. The actress, 60, attended an Extinction Rebellion protest outside of the BBC Broadcasting House in London on Thursday, where she claimed there is "extreme weather" ahead. **SNIP** "Better wrap up warm, stockpile food and remember there is a surprising amount of protein in the average household pet."
  • EU climate leadership in doubt as bloc set to miss 2030 goal (only 11.18 years left)

    12/05/2019 8:47:59 AM PST · by Libloather · 18 replies
    Newstimes ^ | 12/05/19 | ARITZ PARRA, FRANK JORDANS
    MADRID (AP) — The European Union said Wednesday that it will likely miss its target for reducing greenhouse gases by 2030, dealing a blow to the bloc’s efforts to be a leader in the fight against climate change. **SNIP** The report was released as officials from almost 200 countries meet in Madrid for U.N. climate talks. The EU’s new executive Commission is expected to present its long-term plan for tackling global warming - dubbed the European Green Deal - next week. **SNIP** “Current EU leaders are the last generation that can prevent the climate breakdown,” said Wendel Trio, director of...
  • UN chief warns of ‘point of no return’ on climate change

    12/01/2019 6:51:53 PM PST · by Libloather · 54 replies
    News 4 Jax ^ | 12/01/19 | Mark Carney, Antonio Guterres
    – U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Sunday that the world’s efforts to stop climate change have been “utterly inadequate" so far and there is a danger global warming could pass the “point of no return.” Speaking before the start Monday of a two-week in Madrid, the U.N. chief said the impact of rising temperatures — including more extreme weather — is already being felt around the world, with dramatic consequences for humans and other species. **SNIP** “The point of no return is no longer over the horizon,” Guterres told reporters in the Spanish capital. “It is in sight and hurtling...
  • UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson replaced by block of melting ice at climate change debate

    11/30/2019 1:04:17 AM PST · by Libloather · 13 replies
    ABC News ^ | 11/29/19 | Ella Torres
    Major political party leaders in Britain participated in a debate on climate change, but two were noticeably missing -- and replaced. Prime Minister Boris Johnson of the Conservative Party and leader of the Brexit Party Nigel Farage were not on the stage for Thursday night's Channel 4 debate. Channel 4's editor, Ben de Pear, said the ice sculptures were a "visual metaphor" after the two declined invitations to attend. "These two ice sculptures represented the emergency on planet earth, not in any human form but were a visual metaphor for the Conservative and Brexit parties after their leaders declined our...
  • Why This Climate Activist Is Fasting on Thanksgiving (still, only 11.19 years left)

    11/28/2019 2:12:49 PM PST · by Libloather · 33 replies
    Earther Gizmodo ^ | 11/28/19 | Dharna Noor
    **SNIP** Tien, 27, has been on hunger strike for 11 days. He and hundreds of others of Extinction Rebellion climate activists worldwide began fasting on November 17. Most people have stopped, but Tien is still not eating. “I desperately want to eat, but I would rather have a future,” he wrote in the Guardian. So far, he’s lost 12 pounds. Last week, Tien and other U.S. Extinction Rebellion hunger strikers occupied House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s outer office on the Capitol, demanding a meeting about Congress’ plans for environmental action. She barely acknowledged them—granted, she was likely consumed by last week’s...
  • We're About to Cross 9 Critical Climate Tipping Points, Scientists Say (only 11.19 years left)

    11/28/2019 3:25:34 AM PST · by Libloather · 55 replies
    Vice ^ | 11/28/19 | Becky Ferreira
    Nine crucial tipping points in Earth’s climate are now “active” and in danger of being crossed thanks to warming global temperatures caused by human activity, warn scientists in a commentary published on Wednesday in Nature. These climate thresholds, such as the decline of ice sheets and loss of biodiverse habitats, could cumulatively trigger a global tipping point that would be “an existential threat to civilization,” cautioned the authors of the article. “Evidence is mounting that these events could be more likely than was thought, have high impacts, and are interconnected across different biophysical systems, potentially committing the world to longterm...
  • Bloomberg’s Bet Will Fall Short Of President

    11/27/2019 5:59:16 AM PST · by billorites · 14 replies
    NY Sun ^ | November 26, 2019 | Conrad Black
    The entry of Michael Bloomberg into the race for the Democratic presidential nomination is not, I think, exactly what it seems. The claim and assumption is that Mr. Bloomberg became alarmed at the stumbling candidacy of Joe Biden and has charged to the rescue of the sensible Democrats. In this reasoning, Mr. Biden no longer afforded reasonable confidence that the nomination would be kept out of the hands of advocates of universally socialized medicine, the Green Terror, open borders, sharp corporate and upper-income tax increases, huge “reparations” to African and native Americans, and legalized live-birth abortions (i.e. infanticide). Mr. Biden...
  • AOC says her policies are not 'free stuff': 'I never want to hear that term again'

    11/26/2019 5:54:21 PM PST · by Libloather · 45 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/26/19 | Nick Givas
    Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's promise to boost federal funding for social programs should not be considered "free stuff," because they are in fact "public goods," the New York Democrat said in a Monday tweet. Ocasio-Cortez, who earlier in the day led a Green New Deal town hall about public housing in the Bronx, said she's tired of being accused of essentially bribing voters with financial handouts. "Public education, libraries, & infrastructure policies (which we‘ve had before in America and elsewhere in the world!) are not 'free stuff,'" she tweeted. "They are PUBLIC GOODS. And they are worth investing in, protecting, &...
  • President Trump Has Fired The Secretary Of The Navy After Publicly Defying A Direct O

    11/24/2019 2:26:55 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 139 replies
    Jack Posobiec via Twitter ^ | 11/24/19 | Jack Posobiec
    President Trump has fired the Secretary of the Navy after publicly defying a direct order from the commander in chief.  
  • Swedish Police respond to soaring violent crime levels by inviting Muslim gang leaders for pizza…

    11/16/2019 10:58:06 PM PST · by robowombat · 48 replies
    Swedish Police respond to soaring violent crime levels by inviting Muslim migrant gang leaders for pizza…’halal’ pizza, no doubt NOVEMBER 15, 2019 BY BARENAKEDISLAM Swedish authorities in Malmö, (infamous for its massive Muslim migrant population) where violent crime and grenade attacks continue to soar, responded by inviting local migrant gang leaders for a friendly chat over some pizza. Yes, really. Summit News Explosions in Malmö, which is home to several NO GO Zone Muslim migrant ghettos, are becoming commonplace, with the city suffering three blasts in the space of just 24 hours earlier this month. An alarming 29%of residents in...
  • Once the impeachment inquiry hearings have concluded, when do the real impeachment hearings begin?

    11/13/2019 3:44:24 AM PST · by Libloather · 31 replies
    11/13/19 | Myself
    Just a question. After Schiffty has his little chit-chat with some pals, when do the RATS vote on an impeachment hearing resolution? Even Schiffty can't have a meeting and then charge someone with a crime. There are official channels that have to be dealt with in order for charges to be filed. Pelosi hasn't even started yet.
  • Protesters vow hunger strike to push U.S. on climate change (only 11.21 years left)

    11/12/2019 5:29:25 PM PST · by Libloather · 32 replies
    Reuters via Yahoo ^ | 11/12/19 | Ellen Wulfhorst
    NEW YORK, Nov 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Climate change opponents plan to stage a hunger strike to demand a meeting with U.S. Congressional leader Nancy Pelosi, they said on Tuesday, in the political battle over global warming. The protesters said they want a one-hour on-camera meeting with Pelosi, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, to discuss reducing greenhouse gas emissions to net-zero by 2025. "You have yet to pass even symbolic legislation recognizing the climate crisis as a national emergency. With all due respect, you have failed," they said in an open letter. "Meet with us or leave...
  • Bernie Sanders concedes his climate plan is 'expensive' (only 11.22 years left)

    11/09/2019 3:45:09 PM PST · by Libloather · 12 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 11/09/19 | Zachary Halaschak
    At an event in Iowa, Bernie Sanders acknowledged that his $16 trillion plan to address climate change is “expensive.” The Saturday event, dubbed the Climate Crisis Summit, featured both the independent Vermont senator and Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and was held in Des Moines, Iowa. During the event, Sanders spoke about his “Green New Deal” plan, which plays off a resolution by Ocasio-Cortez. “Building on the Green New Deal, we have brought forth a rather detailed proposal, and I have been criticized by some who say it is expensive,” Sanders told the crowd Saturday. “Well, they’re right, it is. It’s...
  • New Robot Makes Soldiers Obsolete

    11/09/2019 1:32:52 PM PST · by artichokegrower · 23 replies
    You Tube ^ | November 9, 2019

    11/09/2019 2:54:28 AM PST · by sodpoodle · 11 replies
    email | 11/9/2019 | unknown
    Subject: EXPERT TESTIMONY FROM SCIENTISTs The Arctic Ocean is warming up, icebergs are growing scarcer and in some places the seals are finding the water too hot according to a report to the Commerce Department yesterday from the Consulate at Bergen, Norway. Reports from fishermen, seal hunters and explorers all point to a radical change in climate conditions and hitherto unheard of temperatures in the Arctic zone. Exploration expeditions report that scarcely any ice has been met as far north as 81 degrees 29 minutes. Soundings to a depth of 3,100 meters showed the gulf stream still very warm. Great...
  • Women and Children Ordered ‘Like Pizza’—Human Trafficking in Orange County

    11/08/2019 10:39:24 PM PST · by bitt · 58 replies
    epoch times ^ | 11/8/2019 | SCOTT RINGWELSKI
    Orange County, Calif., which boasts a median household income of $86,000, is often viewed as a relatively safe, wealthy, and conservative region. Most people do not do not equate the area with human trafficking. However, researchers reveal the county to be a destination spot for traffickers. The official Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force (OCHTTF), set up to fight real time sex and labor slavery in the county, released their latest victim report in 2019. Approximately 80 percent of both victims and traffickers in Orange County travel to the area from other parts of the region, the state, and the...
  • Celebrities back call for climate action in Extinction Rebellion video (only 11.23 years left)

    11/04/2019 1:47:24 AM PST · by Libloather · 11 replies
    LONDON (Reuters) - Singer Ellie Goulding, actor Imelda Staunton and model Daisy Lowe were among celebrities demanding that the governments act on climate change in a video campaign launched by Extinction Rebellion on Sunday ahead of Britain's Dec. 12 general election. Extinction Rebellion launched in London a year ago, inspiring waves of colorful, disruptive actions around the world to call for rapid cuts in carbon emissions and the repair of collapsing ecosystems. Thousands of people have been arrested during protests. The group's emphasis on the role that culture can play in shaping attitudes toward the twin climate and ecological crises...
  • Pelosi suggests impeachment inquiry could expand beyond Ukraine

    11/01/2019 12:07:58 PM PDT · by Libloather · 71 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/01/19 | CRISTINA MARCOS
    Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Friday it's possible that controversies beyond Ukraine could be part of the impeachment case against President Trump. House Democrats have recently sought to narrow their impeachment inquiry to the allegations stemming from an intelligence community whistleblower complaint that said Trump tried to pressure Ukraine to initiate politically charged investigations in return for the release of congressionally approved security aid. Trump's dealings with Ukraine have united nearly all House Democrats around their impeachment probe, though many had previously pushed for impeachment over the president's efforts to undermine former special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia's election...
  • DECLASS "The Finders" - FBI investigation into child sex trafficking

    10/25/2019 8:15:10 PM PDT · by GraceG · 9 replies
    The FBI Vault ^ | 10-25-2019 | FBI VAULT
    In the Late 80s/Early 90s the FBI was investigating a child sexual abuse ring only to be shutdown by the CIA!
  • It’s time to admit most traditional martial arts are fake and don’t actually teach you how to fight

    10/25/2019 2:03:50 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 114 replies
    South China Morning Post ^ | 10/24/2019 | Patrick Blennerhassett
    <p>I still remember my first ice hockey fight. All the movies I’d watched as a kid, where highly choreographed fight scenes looked like expertly planned dance routines, had horribly lied to me. By the time I realised I was in a fight, at the tender age of 16, it was already half over and I’d taken three or four solid shots to the face and my jersey had been pulled well over my head, rendering me blind. The experience was jarring: unfiltered chaos, blurred vision in one eye from an errant thumb poke, a ringing eardrum from getting punched in the side of the head, the taste of my own blood and swallowing a tooth. There was just disorganised, violent confusion with a skyrocketing heart rate and buckets of adrenaline. I held my breath as my body went into shock and when it was over I threw up in the penalty box from exhaustion, even though the whole thing lasted less than 45 seconds.</p>