The Daily Populous

Sunday November 25th, 2018 morning edition

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The 1,000-page climate report released by the White House Friday quantifies the staggering cost of President Trump’s climate science denial.

Building on a 600-page analysis of climate science from 2017, the NCA details just how dangerous Trump administration’s policy of climate inaction is to Americans.

The White House oversaw the report’s review and clearance process — and tried to bury the findings by releasing it at 2 p.m. on the Friday after Thanksgiving.

But the reality of climate change cannot be buried.

Indeed the report concludes that “the evidence of human-caused climate change is overwhelming and continues to strengthen, that the impacts of climate change are intensifying across the country, and that climate-related threats to Americans’ physical, social, and economic well-being are rising.”.

The decrease in damages under a lower scenario (RCP4.5) compared to RCP8.5 is shown in the lighter-shaded area of each circle.

The immorality of Trump’s climate policies simply cannot be quantified. »

Mexico: Tijuana declares humanitarian crisis over migrant caravan

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The Trump administration has spent weeks lambasting the caravan, which it said was filled with criminals, gang members and even terrorists.

Manuel Figueroa, who leads the city’s social services department, said Tijuana was bringing in portable toilets and showers, as well as shampoo and soap, but.

The migrant caravan that left Honduras in mid-October was mostly well received by the towns it passed through along the way to the border. »

Apple’s Higher Prices Are Pure Greed – Paris Marx – Medium

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Apple’s Higher Prices Are Pure Greed iPhone sales are flat, but revenues are up 29 percent.

And with all these price hikes have come increased repair costs and, in some cases, higher AppleCare prices.

Apple might use the innovation excuse, but its higher prices are more about building in larger profit margins to keep its investors happy. »

Pet owners who force their cats to be vegan could risk breaking the law

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Cat owners have been advised they could risk breaking the law if they force their pets into veganism.

A spokesman said while dogs were omnivores and could theoretically survive on a vegetarian diet, cats were carnivores and needed meat.

In the worst cases where cats are so malnourished, guidelines say owners could face a hefty fine or even a jail sentence if convicted under the Animal Welfare Act. »