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Former Republican congressman says Murdoch's media outlets fuelling 'climate rejectionism'

A former Republican congressman has blamed Rupert Murdoch's media outlets for fuelling "climate rejectionism" among conservatives, suggesting they could be part of the reason why the United States is failing to lead the world to tackle global heating.

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The foot soldiers of the new environmental movement

Coming of age in the time of climate change, teenagers like Maddie have become foot soldiers of a new environmental movement, with 17-year-old Greta Thunberg as their standard-bearer.

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Trump’s coronavirus musings put scientists on edge

The president’s habit of favoring his own judgments over those of the experts is vastly complicating efforts to fight the outbreak.
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James Murdoch's climate stance distances him from family empire

James Murdoch had always had a genuine and sincere concern about environmental issues throughout his career, according to a media analyst.

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Australia fires: News Corp employee calls Murdoch media coverage dangerous, misinformation

News Corp has responded that it does not deny climate change or the gravity of its threat after an employee accused her organisation of "dangerous" bushfire coverage.
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Fox News' year of climate denial and conspiracy theories

If you want something for the holidays that will make you throw up in your mouth a little, try this montage. From Media Matters for America.

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Clean water group denounces Tucker Carlson's 'racist' litter comments

Fox News host blames immigrants for littering Potomac River but Potomac Conservancy calls remarks 'racist plain and simple.'

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Greta Thunberg, after pointed U.N. speech, faces attacks from the right

The young climate activist was widely celebrated after her speech at the United Nations. But critics have said she is being used, and a conservative commentator compared her likeness to Nazi imagery.
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Fox apologizes for 'disgraceful' comment about Thunberg

Fox News has apologized for a guest's "disgraceful" description of environmental activist Greta Thunberg as mentally ill but was silent Tuesday on Laura Ingraham likening her to a murderous cult of children from a Stephen King story.
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Not the Onion: Fox News host expresses frustration that young Americans believe in climate change

"They want to fight the weather. The rest of us want to deal with real threats," Fox & Friends co-host Pete Hegseth said.
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Fear and loathing of the Green New Deal

What the backlash to the emergency legislation reveals about the age-old pathologies of the right.

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‘The planet’s on f**king fire!’ Bill Nye, John Oliver burn GOP on climate change

The "Last Week Tonight" host teams up with the Science Guy to deliver an urgent message about the planet.
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Fox News is desperately trying to spin climate science

A bombshell new study written by 400 scientists found that up to one million plant and animal species are on the verge of extinction. Trump's favorite network isn't buying it.

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Fractured: The stress of being surrounded

Jane Worthington moved her grandkids to protect them from oil and gas wells—but it didn't work. In US fracking communities, the industry's pervasiveness causes social strain and mental health problems.

Fractured: Distrustful of frackers, abandoned by regulators

"I was a total cheerleader for this industry at the beginning. Now I just want to make sure no one else makes the same mistake I did. It has ruined my life."

Fractured: Buffered from fracking but still battling pollution

A statewide network of fracking and conventional wells, pipelines, and petrochemical plants closes in on communities.

Fractured: Harmful chemicals and unknowns haunt Pennsylvanians surrounded by fracking

We tested families in fracking country for harmful chemicals and revealed unexplained exposures, sick children, and a family's "dream life" upended.

Fractured: The body burden of living near fracking

EHN.org scientific investigation finds western Pennsylvania families near fracking are exposed to harmful chemicals, and regulations fail to protect communities' mental, physical, and social health.

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"Once they had the results of our study [families] felt like they had proof that these chemicals are in their air, their water, and making their way into their bodies."

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