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Climate Change

US Report Finds Climate Change 90% Manmade

Major report by government agencies goes against senior members of Trump administration and finds evidence of global warming stronger than ever.  A comprehensive review by 13 US federal agencies concludes that evidence of global warming is stronger than ever and that more than 90% of it has been caused by humans. The conclusion contradicts a favorite talking point of senior members of the Trump administration.  A 477-page report released on Friday said it was “extremely likely” – meaning with 95 to 100% certainty – that global warming is manmade, mostly from carbon dioxide through the burning of coal, oil and natural gas....

Quinault Tribe Preparing Proposal to Address Climate Change

The Quinault Indian Nation is working on a legislative initiative to tax carbon emissions as part of the effort to combat climate change. The Quinault Nation is also challenging Donald Trump’s decision on the withdrawal from the Paris climate accord. The accord is aimed at keeping the increase in average global temperature below 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels by reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Climate Change Ballot Measure QIN President Fawn Sharp told Sputnik. “Our tribe is working on a ballot measure to take to the citizens in the state of Washington around climate change. We believe that there should be a 25 percent carbon tax,” Sharp said. “We are working...