Wednesday, December 9, 2015

December 9 News Update

The demonstration planned for December 12th will stand in
      opposition to Hollande's "draconian and opportunistic"
      ban on activism. (Photo: Chris Bentley/flickr/cc)
Klein, Corbyn Call for Mass Protest at COP21
Beijing schools close as city issues 1st smog red alert
Greenland’s Glaciers Are Melting Faster Than Ever
Fear at the tap: Uranium contaminates water in the West
China CO2 market to cover half of total emissions by 2017 launch
Kerry joins Paris talks as UN warns of climate doom
Will El NiƱo mean disaster for Guatemala?
Global warming is a human rights issue, Philippines says
Paris climate talks: John Kerry sees hurdles to deal as deadline approaches
Greenpeace exposes sceptics hired to cast doubt on climate science
Jeremy Corbyn and Nicola Sturgeon urge climate policy rethink
Chinese Glacier’s Retreat Signals Trouble for Asian Water Supply *

UAW on strike at Nexteer Automotive, workers told to leave plant
Unions mourn members killed in San Bernardino shooting
'Go to hell': Trump under fire over Muslim ban call
Working Families Party Endorses Bernie Sanders for President *
Peruvian farmer takes climate change fight to European courts
Cuba's Castro consoles ally Maduro after Venezuela vote setback
SCOTUS Major Blow to the Group Behind Planned Parenthood Sting Videos
Two hospitalized, nearly 200 sickened in Seattle norovirus outbreak
Labor Secretary Perez stumps for Clinton in Las Vegas
Union-Led Popular Protests Push to Oust South Korean President
County broke law when it hiked health care costs on workers
El Salvador's anti-abortion law makes criminals of mothers who miscarry
Ethiopian students killed over land dispute
Toronto taxi drivers planning mass rallies Wednesday to protest Uber
Walmart’s Imports From China Displaced 400,000 Jobs, a Study Says *

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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