Month: June 2017

Climate Change Effects Could Cost the US $1 Trillion

Costly and alarming effects of climate change are already being felt; storms like Hurricane Sandy, for example, have already proven more destructive thanks to warming-driven sea level rise, and heat waves expected to be increasingly common have killed thousands. If emissions aren’t reduced significantly, researchers warn, …

Merkel Slams Trump Over Climate Change Skepticism

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has vowed confrontation with President Donald Trump over the Paris climate agreement when the two meet up at next month’s G20 summit in Hamburg. In a speech to the German parliament Thursday, Merkel said that the European Union would push ahead with …

‘White Terrorism’ and Donald Trump

The Trump administration has slashed funding for a group devoted to tackling radical white extremists. The Department for Homeland Security (DHS) announced Friday that $400,000 in federal funding was being withdrawn from Chicago-based Life After Hate, one of the few U.S. groups dedicated to combating white …