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Trump has tweeted climate change skepticism 115 times, which caused Native American deaths.

MINNEAPOLIS — Outrage erupted earlier this year as we learned that local, state and federal officials knew about Flint, Michigan’s lead-contaminated water supply for nearly a year, but they did nothing to address the deadly problem.

But few took note when people converged in Washington to protest radioactive pollution affecting the water of Native American communities. Even though the level of contamination is far higher and persisted longer than the crisis in Flint, there was barely a peep from the mainstream media.

Since the 1950s, waste from active and inactive uranium mines has seeped into the Navajo Nation’s water supplies, which has led to increased rates of cancer, genetic defects, Navajo neurohepatopathy, and increases in mortality. https://www.mintpressnews.com/214351-2/214351/


Donald Trump has tweeted climate change skepticism 115 times. Here's all of it.

By Dylan Matthews@dylanmattdylan@vox.com Jun 1, 2017, 5:00pm EDT
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Long before he even declared his run for the White House, Donald Trump has been issuing periodic statements affirming his belief that man-made global warming is a myth, meant to stifle US manufacturing. While as recently as 2009 he was cosigning letters with other business leaders calling for “meaningful and effective measures to control climate change,” since about 2011 he has been tweeting his climate denialism regularly, a denialism that culminated in his exiting the Paris climate agreement on Thursday.

The material that fed the Cold War by making atomic bombs possible is also found in low concentrations of ore, making its runoff a toxic sludge containing other harmful elements, like arsenic and lead.

It’s not just uranium mining that’s made the Navajo Nation’s water so dangerous, though. Dirty coal-fired power plants have also been major polluters of both water and air throughout the 27,000 square miles that the Navajo Nation occupies in the Southwest. https://www.mintpressnews.com/214351-2/214351/

https://www.latimes.com/resizer/q-xF7IBCDW5yyLVw0ZC6zNFpIt8=/800x0/www.trbimg.com/img-5c3fd267/turbine/la-sci-g-sn-oceans-temperature-record/2000
Glaciers Are Retreating. Millions Rely on Their Water.

Henry Fountain, a New York Times reporter, and Ben C. Solomon, a Times multimedia reporter, traveled to Kazakhstan to see the effects of climate change on mountain glaciers. Maps by Jeremy White.
JAN. 16, 2019

On a summer day in the mountains high above Almaty, Kazakhstan’s largest city, the Tuyuksu glacier is melting like mad. Rivulets of water stream down the glacier’s thin leading edge.

As she has for nearly two decades, Maria Shahgedanova, a glaciologist at the University of Reading in England, has come here to check on the Tuyuksu. As one of the longest-studied glaciers anywhere, the Tuyuksu helps gauge the impact of climate change on the world’s ice. https://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-oceans-temperature-record-20190116-story.html


According to the Los Angeles Times: Oceans had their hottest year on record in 2018 as global warming accelerates

Earth’s oceans had their warmest year on record in 2018, a stark indication of the enormous amount of heat being absorbed by the sea as greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise, scientists reported Wednesday.

The analysis by an international team of scientists confirms the oceans are heating up much faster than previously recognized, and that the pace of warming has accelerated sharply since the 1990s.

Rising ocean temperatures are already having profound consequences across the globe, scientists say, contributing to more intense hurricanes, destroying coral reefs and causing sea levels to rise. https://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-oceans-temperature-record-20190116-story.html


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Sat Jan 19, 2019, 01:14 AM

1. WOW! How odd; nobody cares about poisoning Native Americans, who won WWII, w/ code...

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