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Funny or Die Video: How to Diagnose Climate Change Denial Disorder
The video starts by asking: "Does your parent, grandparent or political representative suffer from climate change denial disorder? CCDD is a rapidly spreading disease that, world health officials say, if left untreated, could destroy the entire planet."
This clever video from Funny or Die features Ed Begley, Jr., Susan Yeagley and Timothy Brennan. Far too many of our elected officials appear to be suffering from CCDD. At least now that we've diagnosed the problem, we can work on treating it.
Watch the hilarious video here:
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42 Nobel Laureates Urge Trudeau to Act With 'Moral Clarity' and Stop Climate-Wrecking Teck Frontier Mine
By Jessica Corbett
In an open letter to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland, 42 Nobel laureates implored the federal government to "act with the moral clarity required" to tackle the global climate crisis and stop Teck Resources' proposed Frontier tar sands mine.
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By Tara Lohan
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