Wednesday, December 16, 2015

December 16 News Update

Pre-approved for a Carbon Credit card.
How Emissions Trading at Paris Climate Talks Has Set Us Up For Failure
Report: Arctic temperatures hit record high
AFL-CIO: Paris Climate Change Agreement Is a Landmark Achievement
Japan, South Korea stick to coal despite global climate deal
Can the Paris agreement protect poor farmers from climate change?
UN wants world leaders to sign climate deal on April 22
Appeals court leaves U.S. mercury pollution rules in place
India says Paris climate deal won't affect plans to double coal output
Flint mayor declares 'manmade disaster' over lead-tainted water supply
Labor organizations applaud Paris climate agreement

Seattle passes law letting Uber, taxi drivers
Seattle OKs law letting Uber drivers unionize
Seattle first U.S. city to give Uber, other contract drivers power to unionize

More deaths than births has created a crisis
Flint declares state of emergency over water
America left behind: In Philly, 1 in 5 adults lack basic literacy
Beating Apathy
Labor group picks fight with Menards
Miserly Mexican minimum wage sparks calls for change
Cuba, creditors reach historic multi-billion debt deal
Obama opens White House doors to forge CEO alliances
Shell to cut 2,800 jobs following BG takeover
Planned Parenthood gets restraining order in Ohio lawsuit over fetal remains
Mass Layoffs in China’s Coal Country Threaten Unrest *
Core Inflation Ticks Up, Though Energy Prices Remain Low *

Stories from the New York Times will be followed with a *. The Times pay wall policy allows free access to only about ten articles a month.

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