Daily Archives: June 12, 2015

Full Show 6/12/15: House Blocks Fast Track TPP Bill

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Hank Paulson on Divesting from Fossil Fuels

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Analyst: Path Forward on Trade Deal Unclear

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Friends of the Earth Calls for House to Reject Trade Promotion Authority | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community


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Could Anti-Climate Amendment Torpedo Fast Track? | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community


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Sanders Statement on House Trade Bill Vote | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community


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Fast Track Derailed? House Deals Blow to Corporate-Friendly Trade Agenda | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community


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Billionaire: $25M Prize to Solve Global Warming by Geoengineering

branson-500Richard Branson (shown), chairman of Virgin Group Ltd., has offered a $25-million prize for the best solution for ending so-called global warming using geoengineering (also called climate engineering), which is the deliberate and large-scale intervention in the Earth’s climatic system.

The goal is to “find true breakthroughs and hopefully create new ways of attacking the climate change problem,” Branson said in an interview.

Sir Richard Branson, who was knighted by Prince Charles in 2000 for his “services to entrepreneurship,” founded such firms as Virgin Atlantic Airways and Virgin Mobile, and with an estimated net worth of $4.9 billion is the seventh-richest citizen of the United Kingdom.

During the United Nations Rio+20 Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro in late June 2012, The New American’s foreign correspondent, Alex Newman, asked Branson what he wanted from Rio+20; he called for planetary carbon taxes and global treaties, supposedly to protect the environment. In a press conference after the day’s events, he reiterated his support for such power-grabbing schemes while lobbying against new oil drilling.

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BP boss widens transatlantic rift in energy industry over climate change


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Wikileaks Released a Bombshell on Wikileaks…

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