Friday, December 4, 2015

December 4 News Update

Logo for climate change conference

Nurses join with partner environmental groups to demand climate justice now
World will pass crucial 2C global warming limit, experts warn
Humanity must change to avert climate disaster: Al Gore
It's not too late to stop climate disaster: Rocker Patti Smith
Rich nations' fossil fuel subsidies exceed climate aid 40 to 1: researchers
'Loss and damage' creeps in from the cold at U.N. climate talks
Backchannel climate meetings in Paris could decide the fate of the world
Carbon emitters in air, on sea could weaken Paris climate deal
South India hit with massive flood
UN on wrong track with plans to limit global warming to 2C, says top scientist
Uruguay makes dramatic shift to nearly 95% electricity from clean energy
Bhutan has ‘most ambitious pledge’ at the Paris climate summit
The 11 Countries That Haven't Made Pledges for Climate Deal *
Germany May Offer Model for Reining In Fossil Fuel Use *

Mark Vancleave, Star Tribune
Protesters rally at City Hall after Minneapolis police clear encampment
Minneapolis protest leader still seeks changes
Minneapolis police disband protest camp

Coca-Cola strike
Coca-Cola workers at 2 plants go on strike

Former CEO found guilty of conspiracy in West Virginia mine explosion
Mixed Verdict for Former Chief of Massey Energy After Coal Mine Blast *

Home care workers praise dismissal of anti-union lawsuit
The wealthiest dozen Americans own more than the bottom half
Computer problem delays disability payments to nearly 19,000
The Maquiladora Workers of Juárez Find Their Voice
China Sucked Deeper Into World Financial Vortex and Vice Versa
Labour sweeps to conclusive victory in Oldham byelection
German Parliament Votes to Send Military Assistance to Fight ISIS *
In Pennsylvania, a Steel Mill and Its Workers at a Crossroads *

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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