‘What betrayal looks like’: UN report says world on track for 2.7°C of warming by 2100

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The United Nations warned Friday that the planet is barreling toward 2.7°C of warming by the end of the century, a nightmare scenario that can be averted only if policymakers take immediate and sweeping action to slash greenhouse gas emissions.
Even if the 191 parties to the Paris climate accord meet their current commitments, global greenhouse gas emissions will still rise 16% by 2030 compared to 2010 levels, according to a new report published by the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

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‘What betrayal looks like’: UN report says world on track for 2.7°C of warming by 2100

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The United Nations warned Friday that the planet is barreling toward 2.7°C of warming by the end of the century, a nightmare scenario that can be averted only if policymakers take immediate and sweeping action to slash greenhouse gas emissions.
Even if the 191 parties to the Paris climate accord meet their current commitments, global greenhouse gas emissions will still rise 16% by 2030 compared to 2010 levels, according to a new report published by the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

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My Girlfriend Got Plastic Surgery at My Request. It’s Ruined Everything For Me.

Our advice columnists have heard it all over the years. Each Sunday, we dive into the Dear Prudie archives and share a selection of classic letters with our readers. Join Slate Plus for even more advice columns—your first month is only $1.
Dear Prudence,
My girlfriend had a nose job done three years ago at my request. (I did not pressure her.) Tragically, the procedure went wrong and her face was disfigured. We stayed together throughout this and I covered some of her legal and medical bills and did my best to support her emotionally.

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Interior Secretary Deb Haaland Reels Her Bureaucracy Back Into The Swamp

DENVER, Col. — President Joe Biden’s Interior Secretary Deb Haaland announced Friday the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) headquarters will return to Washington D.C.
The decision comes as a partial reversal of the Trump administration’s 2019 relocation of the BLM command post among the lands the agency manages. The new office space in Grand Junction, Colorado, according to Haaland’s plan, will now serve as the BLM’s western headquarters while principal positions are brought back to Washington.

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Rush to Judgment: An autopsy of a racial power grab in Coronado

Rush To Judgment
Racial justice activists rushed to judge the championship basketball team of Coronado, CA as racist, but are they really?

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The one thing guaranteed when one uses race as a means to power is absurdity. The actual truth is ignored for the optics that can be spun to serve those pursuing power. And the absurdity arises from the simple fact that many folks see the actual truth plainly but choose to ignore it for the power that the optics promise.

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Rush to Judgment: An autopsy of a racial power grab in Coronado

Rush To Judgment
Racial justice activists rushed to judge the championship basketball team of Coronado, CA as racist, but are they really?

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles!
The one thing guaranteed when one uses race as a means to power is absurdity. The actual truth is ignored for the optics that can be spun to serve those pursuing power. And the absurdity arises from the simple fact that many folks see the actual truth plainly but choose to ignore it for the power that the optics promise.

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Iowa school board votes down mask mandate after some parents threaten to ‘defund’ schools by pulling kids out

An Iowa school board Thursday night voted not to institute a mask mandate despite medical professionals and its legal counsel supporting protecting students and staff. Coronavirus cases across the state have skyrocketed by 44% over the past 14 days.
An anonymous Facebook group claiming to be run by local parents had demanded the Waukee Community School District (WCSD) “pay” for wanting to implement a mask mandate.

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Iowa school board votes down mask mandate after some parents threaten to ‘defund’ schools by pulling kids out

An Iowa school board Thursday night voted not to institute a mask mandate despite medical professionals and its legal counsel supporting protecting students and staff. Coronavirus cases across the state have skyrocketed by 44% over the past 14 days.
An anonymous Facebook group claiming to be run by local parents had demanded the Waukee Community School District (WCSD) “pay” for wanting to implement a mask mandate.

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Massachusetts Wants ‘Woke’ Activists to Set School Curricula

Protesters pass the Massachusetts State House following the death of George Floyd, in Boston, Mass., June 3, 2020. (Brian Snyder/Reuters)
Bills proposed by the state legislature would empower left-wing interest groups to determine what kids learn in schools.
As battles over education heat up across the country, legislators in Massachusetts are considering a range of measures to empower left-leaning activist groups to set education policy for the state.

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Remembering the Journalists Who Pushed the Flimsy Trump–Alfa Bank Connection

Then-president Donald Trump speaks with reporters on the South Lawn of the White House, October 31, 2018. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters)
Earlier this week, special counsel John Durham handed out the first indictment coming out of his investigation into the relationship between the Trump campaign and Russia, charging Perkins Coie lawyer Michael Sussman with lying to the FBI about his affiliation with the Clinton campaign.

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