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On May 23, 2020
@CarbonBrief shared
Recommended read: 'I don't want to be seen as a zealot': what MPs really think about the climate crisis | @guardian @Bankfieldbecky https://t.co/3oIrusduMR https://t.co/HDHm4OeXQI
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'I don't want to be seen as a zealot': what MPs really think about the climate crisis

'I don't want to be seen as a zealot': what MPs really think about the climate crisis

The long read: In return for anonymity, MPs agreed to speak candidly with me about climate change. The difference between what they say in private and in public is striking – and shows us ...

On May 19, 2020
@dpcarrington shared
#Coronavirus lockdowns trigger historic fall in global CO2 emissions But "It’s like we’re filling a bath and have turned down the tap slightly, but not turned it off” says @richardabetts Research by @clequere @Peters_Glen et al Story by @fionaharvey https://t.co/guFWXz2YcU
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Lockdowns trigger dramatic fall in global carbon emissions

Lockdowns trigger dramatic fall in global carbon emissions

Responses to coronavirus crisis cause sharpest drop in carbon output since records began

On May 21, 2020
@ClimateDesk shared
Republican Mike DeWine’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic has boosted his approval ratings. https://t.co/Zf8o7bEday
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Ohio’s governor listened to the science on coronavirus. Why not climate change?

Ohio’s governor listened to the science on coronavirus. Why not climate change?

Republican Mike DeWine’s handling of COVID-19 pandemic has boosted his approval ratings.

On May 21, 2020
@CarbonBrief shared
"Climate change is turning parts of Antarctica green, say scientists" | @guardian https://t.co/4Z6JSuwfqU
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Climate change is turning parts of Antarctica green, say scientists

Climate change is turning parts of Antarctica green, say scientists

Researchers map ‘beginning of new ecosystem’ as algae bloom across surface of melting snow

On May 22, 2020
@LeoHickman shared
RT @CarbonBrief: Webinar: What impact is Covid-19 having on global CO2 emissions? | @clequere @richardabetts @laurimyllyvirta @hausfath https://t.co/ER2YweNfDZ #CBwebinar https://t.co/HscFsJp1lt
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Webinar: What impact is Covid-19 having on global CO2 emissions?

Webinar: What impact is Covid-19 having on global CO2 emissions?

Carbon Brief hosted its first-ever webinar yesterday and a video (above) of the recording is now available on YouTube.The topic for discussion was: “What impact is Covid-19 having on global ...

On May 21, 2020
@yvodeboer shared
RT @AIGCC_update: Korea to include green projects in 'New Deal' plan and cites pressure from international community to act and lead in the post-COVID sustainable recovery #theinvestoragenda @IGCC_Update @PRI_News @CDP @CeresNews @IIGCCnews @UNEP_FI https://t.co/ay1ugSXDfV
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Korea to include green projects in 'New Deal' plan

Korea to include green projects in 'New Deal' plan

Korea to include green projects in 'New Deal' plan

On May 24, 2020
@YaleClimateComm shared
Despite a decrease in emissions due to the coronavirus pandemic, atmospheric carbon dioxide reached the highest level recorded in human history this month: https://t.co/f8PEVZcqy9 via @NatGeo https://t.co/oE1KgA08zU
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Emissions may be down, but carbon dioxide still piles up relentlessly in the atmosphere. It’s more important than ever to find climate change solutions, experts say.

On May 24, 2020
@c40cities shared
While the #COVID19 pandemic has temporarily reduced air pollution & harmful emissions, 2020 is still on track to be one of the warmest years on record. Our global response must prioritize climate action & a #GreenRecovery for a resilient, equitable future. https://t.co/c74bpSGJHE
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Covid-19 lockdowns could drop carbon emissions to their lowest level since World War II. But the change may be temporary

Covid-19 lockdowns could drop carbon emissions to their lowest level since World War II. But the change may be temporary

As predicted, carbon dioxide emissions have declined during the Covid-19 pandemic. But if past crises are any indication, the environmental gains may be short-lived.