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24 January 2020


UN experts call for investigation into allegations that Saudi Crown Prince involved in hacking of Jeff Bezos’ phone

UN Human Rights Office


13 January 2020


Amazon’s New Rationale For Working With Big Oil: Saving the Planet

Maddie Stone – Motherboard

Amazon has a new justification for forging controversial partnerships with fossil fuel companies.


7 January 2020


Canceling

ContraPoints


Australia Will Lose to Climate Change

Robinson Meyer – The Atlantic

Even as the country fights bushfires, it can’t stop dumping planet-warming pollution into the atmosphere.


Number Of Animals Feared Dead In Australia’s Wildfires Soars To Over 1 Billion

Josephine Harvey – HuffPost

Ecologists at the University of Sydney and WWF Australia estimate that a billion is a conservative figure.


‘A tipping point is playing out right now’ says climate scientist Michael Mann

ABC News (Australia)

Climatologist Michael Mann has been one of the leading voices over the past two decades in the effort by scientists to raise the alarm about climate change.

He was a lead author in the 2001 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report and has written four books on climate change.

Michael Mann spoke to ABC News channel about Australia’s unprecedented bushfire disaster and what he calls climate inaction by the Morrison government.


Attivisti climatici a processo

RSI News

In aula a Renens 12 giovani che occuparono il Credit Suisse di Losanna nel novembre 2018 – Tredici avvocati li difendono gratis.


Le polveri sottili assediano il Nord, stop alle auto in Piemonte, Lombardia e Veneto

Corrado Zunino – la Repubblica

Blocchi ai diesel (fino a Euro 4) a Milano, Como e Cremona, dove si supera la soglia da dieci giorni consecutivi. Torino verso il divieto a Euro 5. Nuove limitazioni a Lodi, Mantova e Padova. A Venezia e Treviso Pm10 nove volte sopra la media anche per la tradizione dei falò nella notte della Befana.


6 January 2020


Everest

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

Climbing Mount Everest has become dangerously popular. John Oliver explains why.


(From July 2019) Boris Johnson

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

John Oliver explains how Britain’s new prime minister, Boris Johnson, has succeeded – not despite his bumbling persona, but often because of it.


Bias In Medicine

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

John Oliver discusses the roles that gender and racial bias can play in medical treatment.


One Child Policy

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

John Oliver discusses China’s one-child policy, and all its consequences, intended and not.


4 January 2020


Google and Amazon are now in the oil business

Vox

Google, Microsoft, and Amazon are teaming up with Big Oil to squeeze more oil and gas out of the ground using machine learning technology.


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