Extraordinary turnout for the Oakland Women’s March as women and supporters joined in a colorful display of support for a broad spectrum of causes including women’s rights, education, black lives matters, the environment, and to generally denounce the Trump administration’s agenda.
This women’s march was one of many across the United States and around the world, where millions participated in what has been reported as the largest coordinated single day United States demonstration in history.
‘ “I don’t see [climate change] as the imminent national security threat as others do,” former Exxon chief Rex Tillerson said. He also declined to make any direct links between an increase in natural disasters and climate change, calling the scientific literature “inconclusive.” ‘
‘Ocean acidification is an inevitable consequence of increasing carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. That’s a matter of fact. We don’t know exactly what will happen to complex marine ecosystems when faced with the additional stress of falling pH, but we do know those changes are happening and that they won’t be good news.’
‘Rex Tillerson, President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for U.S. secretary of state, is severing his ties with Exxon Mobil. The former chairman and CEO is in line to receive a $180 million retirement package.’
‘BEIJING (Reuters) – China will invest 2.5 trillion yuan ($361 billion) in renewable power generation between 2016 and 2020, the National Energy Administration (NEA) said on Thursday, as the world’s largest energy market pushes to shift away from coal power.’