Top news of the week: 01.12.2020.

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On Nov 30, 2020
@ret_ward shared
RT @zcolman: NEW: government keeps pumping mortgage money into communities facing climate change danger as risks catch up with the real estate market. Policymakers & government-backed lenders are aware of the problem, but feel unempowered to act. I dive deep here: https://t.co/94icLljrPt https://t.co/2YylHk8ONk
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How climate change could spark the next home mortgage disaster

How climate change could spark the next home mortgage disaster

Taxpayers are backing more than a trillion dollars in home mortgages, but the agencies buying them are neglecting to consider climate risks.

On Nov 30, 2020
@ClimateNexus shared
Wilton Gregory, soon to be the first African American Catholic cardinal, has distinguished himself among archbishops with his embrace of Pope Francis's landmark encyclical on the environment and climate change. https://t.co/rBrGUMY3lK via @insideclimate
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The First African American Cardinal Is a Climate Change Leader

The First African American Cardinal Is a Climate Change Leader

Wilton Gregory, as archbishop of Atlanta, asked for an action plan in 2015 to help boost Pope Francis’s encyclical on climate change.

On Nov 30, 2020
@LeoHickman shared
RT @CarbonBrief: NEW - Guest post: Why climate change will cause more ‘strong’ Indian Ocean Dipole events | @CSIRO https://t.co/GN2xixkghY https://t.co/GuMVBKrNMe
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Guest post: Why climate change will cause more ‘strong’ Indian Ocean Dipole events

Guest post: Why climate change will cause more ‘strong’ Indian Ocean Dipole events

Strong positive Indian Ocean Dipole events, similar to the one seen in 2019, are projected to increase in a warmer climate.

On Nov 30, 2020
@LeoHickman shared
RT @DrSimEvans: ++NEW++ After 6mths, dozens of i/vs, several spreadsheets & buckets of sweat, our *mega* @CarbonBrief Q&A on hydrogen is finally here! Do we need hydrogen to solve climate change? OK…but how much? From where? What for? By me + @Josh_Gabbatiss https://t.co/soqcEUIUvl 1/ https://t.co/LbsUELzgjy
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In-depth Q&A: Does the world need hydrogen to solve climate change?

In-depth Q&A: Does the world need hydrogen to solve climate change?

For the purposes of achieving net-zero emissions, hydrogen production will need to be switched from grey to green and blue.

On Nov 27, 2020
@LeoHickman shared
RT @Knutti_ETH: 1/ New post on "The perils of counter-intuitive design in IPCC graphics" in @CarbonBrief This confirms that designing graphics for @IPCC_CH is tricky. #scicomm https://t.co/D68iRZptRj
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Guest post: The perils of counter-intuitive design in IPCC graphics

Guest post: The perils of counter-intuitive design in IPCC graphics

The periodic assessment reports of the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) play a crucial role for policymakers, providing regular scientific assessments on climate change ...

On Nov 30, 2020
@meganrowling shared
RT @ChloeFarand: The tight choreography of the UK setting its own 2030 climate plan/NDC in the three day gap between it formally receives a recommendation from its advisors on 9 Dec and an ambition summit on 12 Dec... https://t.co/xcmEwYC0hW
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UK scrambles to decide first post-Brexit climate pledge to the Paris Agreement

UK scrambles to decide first post-Brexit climate pledge to the Paris Agreement

The Cop26 host is on a tight timeline to set a 2030 carbon-cutting target separate from the EU's, ahead of an ambition summit on the fifth anniversary of Paris

On Nov 26, 2020
@IISDRS shared
The 4th day of the @UNFCCC #ClimateDialogues considered the long-term global goal, #biodiversity & #climatechange adaptation, the Technical Examination Processes on mitigation and adaptation, and the enhanced Lima Work Programme on #Gender, among others. https://t.co/85bRDAwG4q
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UN Climate Change Dialogues 2020

UN Climate Change Dialogues 2020

On Thursday, 26 November 2020, IISD, through its Earth Negotiations Bulletin (ENB) Meeting Coverage, covered online the UN Climate Change Dialogues 2020, which run from 23 November to 4 ...

On Nov 25, 2020
@GRI_LSE shared
RT @LSE_LACC: Public prosecutors, political parties, and NGOs are paving the way for vital climate change litigation in Brazil: https://t.co/gwYBjCCCQg @JoanaSetzer (@GRI_LSE), @caiosborges (@climaesociedade) and @GuiJSLeal analyse the legal fightback against growing environmental damage... https://t.co/fY7VanZMxH
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Public prosecutors and climate change litigation in Brazil

Public prosecutors and climate change litigation in Brazil

Though the Bolsonaro government's approach to land-use and the environment has intensified damage to Brazil's crucial biological communities, a growing fightback is also laying the ...