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Time is running out to combat climate change.
The United nations organization has released an alarming new climate science report — but will it even matter? We discuss how such reports is being received by leaders in the U.S. and abroad.
Plus, we look at the politics of trenching coal influence. The brand-new U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report calls for a global coal phaseout by 2050. How practicable is that?
Finally, Judge Brett Kavanaugh has been confirmed. We wrap up the indicate by wading into what that could mean for the midterms.
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Vox: Report: We Have Simply 12 Years to Limit Devastating Global Warming
Washington Examiner: Republican Climate Hawks Hope Dire U.N. Report Will Sway Skeptics
HBR: The Scale of the Climate Catastrophe Will Depend on What Businesses Do Over the Next Decade
GTM: The Death of Global Coal Growth
Guardian: Australian Government Backs Coal in Defiance of IPCC Climate Warning
GTM: Key Backer of Trump’s Coal and Nuclear Bailout Effort Is Nominated to FERC
GTM: Scrutinizing Judge Kavanaugh’s Past( Energy and Environmental Record)
WaPo: Another Sign That the Kavanaugh Fight Is Energizing Republican Voters
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