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Al Gore wants $15 trillion to combat climate change

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A group of executives who want to fight global warming has published a new report calling for countries to spend up to $600 billion a year over the next two decades to boost green energy deployment and energy efficiency equipment. The Energy Transitions Commission’s (ETC) report claims “additional investments of around $300-$600 billion per annum do not pose a major macroeconomic challenge,”... 

China discovers largest gold deposit

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The gold mine is located in the town of Silin on Jiaodong Peninsula in Shandong province, in the east of China, Chinese news agencies report. According to preliminary estimates, gold deposits are located on the area of two kilometres at the depth of 67 meters. The volume of gold reserves in the area is about 382.58 tons, but exploration works continue. It is believed that the deposit may contain up... 

Bernie Sanders: It's Stupid and Dangerous to Prioritize Jobs Over Climate Change

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Vermont Senator, Bernie Sanders told CNN Thursday that it’s ‘stupid and dangerous’ to prioritize jobs over environmental issues such as climate change and fossil fuels. The Democrats will continue to lose support if they think that climate change is more important than jobs. We all care about keeping the earth clean, however; Americans are more concerned about having jobs in order to keep their... 

Search is on for the ‘once extinct’ Tasmanian Tiger

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A major scientific search is underway in Queensland, Australia for the Tasmanian tiger, thought extinct for over 80 years. A series of possible ‘plausible’ sightings have triggered hope a rare species has returned from the brink. Camera traps are being deployed across Cape York Peninsula by James Cook University researchers to survey sites where the creature, also known as the Tasmanian wolf,... 

Monster cyclone rips off roofs & trees, forces mass evacuations in Australia

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Thousands of people have been evacuated as a monster category four cyclone smashed into the coast of Australia, with winds over 260 kilometers per hour (160 mph) ripping off roofs and uprooting trees in Queensland. The 50-kilometer-wide eye of Cyclone Debbie struck along the north Queensland coastline; starting with Whitsunday Islands and the nearby mainland. The hurricane strong winds are currently... 

Rhino poached, has his horn cut off with chainsaw at French zoo by African migrants

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Four-year-old white rhinoceros Vince, pictured, was shot dead at Thoiry zoo. He was expected to reach between 40 and 50-years-old. A British zoo has stepped up its security measures after poachers killed a rhino in a French safari park and cut off its horn with a chainsaw. The four-year-old animal, called Vince, was found dead in Thoiry zoo, not far from Paris, after the savage raid on Monday night. In... 

Pope Francis tells White Christians to Stop Having Kids because they Destroy the Planet

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The Pope wants couples to have fewer children in order to lessen the environmental damage being done to the planet, a Vatican panel has been told even though God said in Genesis 9:7 “As for you, be fruitful and increase in number; multiply on the earth and increase upon it.” Environmentalist Peter Raven made the comment at a workshop on biodiversity, which discussed Catholic Church attitudes... 

Pesticides Kill Over 10 Million Pollinators in Brazil

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An estimated 10 million honey bees were killed over several days in the countryside of São Paulo state, Brazil. The suspected cause of death is reported to be airborne pesticides. In a matter of days, 136 beehives in the municipality of Porto Ferreira were destroyed. “Not even the queen bees managed to survive,” Wanderley Fardin, owner of the affected apiaries, told Xapuri. “The... 

Its snowing in Sahara Desert for First time in 37 years

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Snow fell on the Sahara desert for the first time in 37 years and the rare weather has been captured in spectacular photographs. The Algerian town of Ain Sefra experienced snow for the first time since 1979 on December 19, leaving part of the world’s largest hot desert with a light sprinkling. Amateur photographer Karim Bouchetata captured the flakes as they dusted the red desert sand dunes in a... 

Mysterious object washes up on NZ beach, baffling locals

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A “washed up whale,” a “sea monster with dreadlocks” and a “beach Christmas tree” are just some of the guesses about a strange seaweed-covered object that washed up on a New Zealand beach. People are scratching their heads to explain what it is. The large phenomenon was found on Muriwai Beach in Auckland by local resident Melissa Doubleday. She posted photos of the strange barnacle covered... 

Chicago breaks 1940 snowfall record as US is struck by Heavy Winter

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People across the country and digging into their closets for gloves and scarves ahead of the arrival of the first polar plunge of the season this week. In what is being described as the coldest arctic blast since last winter, cities as far apart as Seattle and Chicago are expecting to cop a snow-coating in the coming days. The cold is expected to stick around next week as well, near freezing and below... 

Antarctic Expeditions Confirm No Global Warming

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There is no such thing as man-made global warming drastically melting ice in the Antarctic, according to analysis of Antarctic expeditions over the past 100 years. When the current sea ice extent in Antarctica is superimposed over past routes of expedition ships, it reveals that ice on the frigid continent is largely the same now as it was in the early 20th century. This is an revolutionary revelation... 

Massive Fires Rage in Tennessee as Thousands are Evacuated

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This situation is not getting as much media attention as it deserves. Thousands of people have already been evacuated and more are expected to do the same. From CNN: Wildfires blaze in Gatlinburg, TN; thousands evacuated Gatlinburg, Tennessee (CNN) Fanned by strong winds and the Southeast’s worst drought in nearly a decade, at least 14 wildfires burned in and around Gatlinburg, Tennessee, forcing... 

Researchers Find Antarctic Sea Ice Has Not Shrunk in 100 Years

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Antarctic sea ice had barely changed from where it was 100 years ago, scientists have discovered, after pouring over the logbooks of great polar explorers such as Robert Falcon Scott and Ernest Shackleton. Experts were concerned that ice at the South Pole had declined significantly since the 1950s, which they feared was driven by man-made climate change. But new analysis suggests that conditions are... 

Donald Trump Appears in Cloud Formation

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It’s a miracle! Don’t worry America! Hang in there! Help is on the way! Donald Trump appeared in a cloud formation over Black Canyon City, Arizona this week. It was a sign from heaven. This photo from Kent Reylek appears to show clouds forming the profile of the Republican presidential nominee. Note: Most news outlets circulating this photo claimed it was shot in Chicago. Kent Reylek emailed... 
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