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On Aug 26, 2020
@ClimateNexus shared
The plan also calls for 40% of federal climate investments to boost low-income communities and communities of color. And it includes proposals for reducing emissions from the electricity, transportation, agricultural and industrial sectors. https://t.co/eQWrytdi5s via @thehill
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Senate Democrats map out climate change strategy

Senate Democrats map out climate change strategy

Senate Democrats on Tuesday released a more than 200 page climate plan that they’re billing as a roadmap for what they’ll do if they can take back the majority after this year’s election.

On Aug 27, 2020
@LeoHickman shared
RT @DrRosieOakes: @CarbonBrief are recruiting a science journalist! I get their daily briefing emails and they're a brilliant way to keep on top of what's going on in the world of climate change. Might be a great fit for one of my #SciComm pals! @nonschistyjobs #Job https://t.co/6HVolDlpJJ
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Vacancy: Journalist at Carbon Brief

Vacancy: Journalist at Carbon Brief

This is an exciting opportunity to become Carbon Brief’s new science journalist, helping us to...

On Aug 29, 2020
@CFigueres shared
Delighted to join @AnnPettifor @SominiSengupta & Julian Aguon today @edbookfest. Should Capitalism Survive the Climate Crisis? Register for free: https://t.co/wZX8t8O9Wm
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Should Capitalism Survive Climate Change?

Should Capitalism Survive Climate Change?

From Sat 29 Aug - As COVID-19 has spread, the varying responses from the world’s governments has demonstrated catastrophic disparity and underpreparedness. In the push for growth and the ...

On Aug 26, 2020
@SierraClub shared
RT @CourtBourgoin: My heart is breaking for everyone facing climate disasters across the country and world right now. Communities need us to act to slow climate change immediately. There's absolutely no time left to ignore this. https://t.co/X9ilgzxnso
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How Climate Change Is Fueling Extreme Weather

How Climate Change Is Fueling Extreme Weather

The spike in global temperatures is contributing to climate disasters that will only get worse unless we take action.

On Aug 28, 2020
@SEIclimate shared
RT @CC_Yale: Hurricane Laura increased in strength by 65 mph in just 24 hours — and scientists warn that rapid intensification of #hurricanes is becoming more common. Analysis by Jeff Masters @CC_Yale @bhensonweather #EOTS https://t.co/wUKxK7gybk
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Climate change is causing more rapid intensification of Atlantic hurricanes

Climate change is causing more rapid intensification of Atlantic hurricanes

Rapidly intensifying storms like Hurricanes Laura, Michael, and Harvey are dangerous because they can catch forecasters and the public off guard.

On Aug 28, 2020
@ret_ward shared
Australia ‘woefully unprepared' for climate change, business groups warn https://t.co/GNlqXxtPEU
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Nation 'woefully unprepared' for climate change, business groups warn

Nation 'woefully unprepared' for climate change, business groups warn

A coalition of business, union, environmental and welfare groups believes that Australia is ill-prepared for climate change and needs a systematic national response

On Aug 29, 2020
@SierraClub shared
Scientific research has shown that dryness has been intensifying in the West in recent years with climate change. As global temperatures have risen, the heat has contributed to drier conditions. https://t.co/nBYS2peFiB
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'We're drying the fuels': How climate change is making wildfires worse in the West

'We're drying the fuels': How climate change is making wildfires worse in the West

Some of the largest fires in history have been ravaging the West. Hot, dry conditions have fueled the blazes, and climate change is playing a role.

On Aug 31, 2020
@earthinstitute shared
📣 ANNOUNCING the creation of the Social Climate Leadership Group at #ACLS2020LIVE, a group dedicated to protecting population mental health in an era of rapid climate change. Take action: https://t.co/HEZVAE8aAT
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Leading U.S. Health Organizations Call for Action on Mental Health and Climate Change

Leading U.S. Health Organizations Call for Action on Mental Health and Climate Change

Leading U.S. Health Organizations Call for Action on Mental Health and Climate Change The Social Climate Leadership Group Launches Vision and Call to Join Today, as part of American Climate ...