Daily Archives: January 7, 2021

The Heat: Chaos at the U.S. Capitol

CGTN America

Published on Jan 7, 2021

Trump supporters storm the U.S. capitol building, forcing a lock down and suspending the vote to confirm Joe Biden as the next U.S. President.

Rep. Karen Bass Can Only Imagine If ‘They Had Been Black Lives Matter Pr otests’ | Deadline | MSNBC


Jan 7, 2021

Democratic Congresswoman from California Karen Bass shares the horror of being inside the Capitol during the siege by Trump supporters, and why there needs to be an investigation into the Capitol Police’s response to the riots. Aired on 1/7/2021.

A Message from President Donald J. Trump

The White House

Jan 7, 2021

After Capitol Riot, Some Talk Of Removing Trump From Office | TODAY


Jan 7, 2021

In the wake of Wednesday’s shocking violence in the Capitol, President Trump is facing mounting calls to resign – or to be removed from office via the 25th amendment. Meanwhile, many Trump officials resigned overnight and the president’s Twitter, Facebook and Instagram accounts have been frozen. NBC’s Kristen Welker reports for TODAY from the White House.

How World Leaders Are Reacting To Capitol Hill Riot | TODAY


Jan 7, 2021

The implications of Wednesday’s unprecedented siege on the U.S. Capitol are reverberating around the globe. TODAY senior international correspondent Keir Simmons reports from London on the reactions of world leaders.

‘It’s Appalling’: Former CISA Director On Riots In U.S. Capitol | Morning Joe | MSNBC


Jan 7, 2021

Former CISA Director Chris Krebs discusses Wednesday’s pro-Trump riots at the U.S. Capitol, calling the actions by rioters ‘appalling’ and saying that sitting officials in the government have ‘hard decisions’ they must make. Aired on 01/07/2021.

WATCH LIVE: Biden, Harris introduce DOJ nominees

PBS NewsHour

6 Jan 2021

Pelosi, Biden Discuss Capitol Hill Assault, Impeachment, 25th Amendment


President-elect Joe Biden and Nancy Pelosi respond to the assault on the capitol yesterday by Trump and his supporters.

The Paris Agreement five years on | SEI

Commitment to limiting global warming

The Agreement is widely called ‘historic’ because it was the first time all roughly 190 parties to the United Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) pledged to limit global warming to well below 2 – and preferably 1.5 – degrees Celsius compared to pre-industrial levels. To achieve this goal, they committed to peak greenhouse gas emissions as soon as possible for the world to be climate-neutral by mid-century.

The Agreement installed a process working on a five-year cycle to increase climate ambition, with countries committing to submit increasingly ambitious national climate action plans known as ‘nationally determined contributions’ or NDCs.

The insights below from SEI researchers and experts explain how the Paris Agreement addressed some important issues in climate politics, including the changing nature of the negotiations themselves. Five years after the Agreement’s adoption, they take stock of where we are – and what needs to happen in the coming years to bring the world onto pathways that are compatible with the goals of the Paris Agreement.

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See: https://www.sei.org/perspectives/paris-agreement-five-years-on-just-transition-away-from-fossil-fuels/

Top U.S. & World Headlines — January 7, 2021

Democracy Now!
Jan 7, 2021