Trump administration officials are aggressively attacking the #science behind a government report released last week that found climate change is set to take a huge chunk out of the U.S. economy by the end of the century.

Trump administration officials are aggressively attacking the science behind a government report released last week that found climate change is set to take a huge chunk out of the U.S. economy by the end of the century. submitted by /u/mvea [link] [comments] top scoring links : environment Current news, information and issues related to the environment.

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In a Historic First, Senate Advances Bill to End U.S. Support for Illegal War in Yemen

In a Historic First, Senate Advances Bill to End U.S. Support for Illegal War in Yemen https://democracynow.org – The Senate voted Wednesday to advance a resolution to end military support for the Saudi-led, U.S.-backed war in Yemen. This marks the first time in U.S. history that the Senate has voted to advance a bill to withdraw military forces from an unauthorized war using the War Powers Resolution Act. Wednesday’s vote sets the stage for a possible final vote on the measure within days, and has been seen as a rebuke…

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The Never-Ending Brexit

The Never-Ending Brexit The Brexit agreement between the UK and the EU is a temporary arrangement that maintains much of the status quo and does not really provide a clear path forward. As it stands, it could lead to Prime Minister Theresa May’s fall, says Prof. Leo Panitch Visit https://therealnews.com for more stories and help support our work by donating at https://therealnews.com/donate. TheRealNews

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Temp Card for IL MMJ

Temp Card for IL MMJ Hi! Has anyone heard much more about the new laws going into effect that Rauner signed in August. Last I heard those of us waiting for our cards were supposed to be able to use our pending application forms as a sort of temp card to ease the struggle of these ridiculous wait times. I just called the dispensary I will be going to because I read that this was supposed to go into effect on 12/1 (tomorrow). They said it won’t go into effect…

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“Children from high-income (top 1%) families are ten times as likely to become inventors as those from below-median income families. These gaps persist even among children with similar math test scores in early childhood.”

“Children from high-income (top 1%) families are ten times as likely to become inventors as those from below-median income families. These gaps persist even among children with similar math test scores in early childhood.” submitted by /u/smurfyjenkins to r/science [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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Israel and Syria Exchange Missiles; IDF Denies Missiles Fired, Netanyahu And Other Officials Recommended Indicted As UN Passes Anti-Israel Resolutions

Israel and Syria Exchange Missiles; IDF Denies Missiles Fired, Netanyahu And Other Officials Recommended Indicted As UN Passes Anti-Israel Resolutions By Aaron Kesel Tensions are rising again between Israel and Syria as the two countries have exchanged missile fire over the past 24 hours. According to The Jerusalem Post, an IDF Spokesperson confirmed that Israel’s air defense system identified a single Syrian surface-to-air missile that fell into Golan Heights after the Syrian regime stated it had downed “hostile targets” over the southern part of the country. However, the spokesperson denied that…

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