Browsing the "Russia" Tag

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Even Russia is planning on ratifying the Paris Climate Agreement (Hear that, Trump?)

Russia, one of the world’s highest-polluting hold-outs, has taken steps that could lead to ratification of the Paris Agreement. Meanwhile a key business group reversed its opposition. By Natalie Sauer Climate Home News Late last year, the country’s lead climate advisor Ruslan Edelgeriev released a statement flagging the preparation of a key report on the pros and cons […]

February 6th

Why on earth is Donald Trump colluding with Russia? Yes, I said it — it’s collusion. Collusion in undermining our democracy and our liveable climate. Connect the dots between the Russia crisis and the climate crisis. By RL Miller Putin doesn’t hide his embrace of Big Oil. In the infamous Helsinki press conference, one of […]

July 19th

Wait, didn’t Trump explain that climate change was a Chinese hoax? (Now deniers are quoting Chinese)

Something we were thankful for over the recent holidays: deniers seem to have also taken some time off, giving us a few days free of fake climate news. So here’s a short look at a rather long post from the weekend. By Climate Denier Roundup On Saturday, longtime Canadian denier Dr. Tim Ball published a guest post on […]

November 29th

Jerry Brown goes to Russia – Climate change on the table Eastern Economic Forum

California Governor Jerry Brown will attend the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok, a Pacific port city located in the far Southeast corner of Russia near the borders of China and North Korea, on Tuesday, September 5, 2017, local time. The purpose of his trip is to  “further expand California’s trans-Pacific collaboration to combat climate change,” according to a news […]

September 4th

James Howard Kunstler – Are Russian sanctions a ploy so US can sell more natural gas to the EU?

Russia hysteria has become a full-blown national psychosis at a moment in history when a separate array of troubles poses the real threat to America’s well-being. Most of these have to do with the country’s swan dive into bankruptcy, but meeting them honestly would force uncomfortable choices on the grifters and caitiffs in congress. Meanwhile, […]

Why Did Republicans (& Some Independents) Fall For The Trump Con?

The people of the United States live in bubbles. We each fall into certain subcultures that have a lot of influence over what we think, what we feel, and what we are interested in discussing. In politics, subcultures are obsessively collected and fought over (via messaging/branding, if not policy) and major political parties do their best to motivate […]

May 22nd