Top news of the week: 05.05.2020.

Carbon dioxide, Methane, Economics, Climate change, Carbon finance, Policy

Future Of Climate

On May 3, 2020
@CarbonBrief shared
Recommended read: Michael Moore produced a film about climate change that’s a gift to Big Oil | @voxdotcom @leahstokes https://t.co/JlFcBdyvQm https://t.co/ZCvFrKPPRr
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Michael Moore produced a film about climate change that’s a gift to Big Oil

Michael Moore produced a film about climate change that’s a gift to Big Oil

Planet of the Humans deceives viewers about clean energy and climate activists.

On Apr 29, 2020
@dpcarrington shared
Airlines and oil giants are on the brink. No government should offer them a lifeline, says @GeorgeMonbiot This crisis is a second chance to rebuild our economy for the good of humanity. Let’s bail out the living world, not its destroyers https://t.co/Z7PIp9UcbF
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Airlines and oil giants are on the brink. No government should offer them a lifeline

Airlines and oil giants are on the brink. No government should offer them a lifeline

This crisis is a chance to rebuild our economy for the good of humanity. Let’s bail out the living world, not its destroyers, says Guardian columnist George Monbiot

On Apr 30, 2020
@CFigueres shared
RT @IGCC_Update: "The sizeable investor votes in favour of climate change resolutions at the Woodside and Santos AGMs are a reminder investors are deeply concerned about the systemic threat global warming poses to sustainable returns fo their beneficiaries." - @emmalherd https://t.co/HNAZaZYI6o
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'Breakthrough moment': Woodside investors revolt on climate change

'Breakthrough moment': Woodside investors revolt on climate change

Woodside Petroleum has been hit with a record-breaking investor push to slash emissions and link executive pay to achieving bold new targets.

On Apr 30, 2020
@ClimateDesk shared
A new poll shows concern about climate change correlates with the way people are responding to the virus. https://t.co/zEhL4iMLcZ
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Why climate skeptics are less likely to wear coronavirus masks

Why climate skeptics are less likely to wear coronavirus masks

A new poll shows concern about climate change correlates with the way people are responding to the virus.

On May 4, 2020
@guardian shared
'The parallels between coronavirus and climate crisis are obvious' https://t.co/7vvpKiQaEj
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'The parallels between coronavirus and climate crisis are obvious'

'The parallels between coronavirus and climate crisis are obvious'

Environmental journalist Emily Atkin hopes public pressure over the pandemic will be a model for forcing governments to act

On Apr 30, 2020
@CFigueres shared
RT @GlobalOptimism: [email protected] of @amazon and @LynnScarlett1 of @nature_org penned this piece celebrating investing in Family Forests in the USA. Supporting #NatureBasedSolutions is part of #BuildingBackBetter: https://t.co/lsBlXZNKKQ
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Family Forests: An Untapped Powerhouse in Climate Mitigation

Family Forests: An Untapped Powerhouse in Climate Mitigation

More than a third of U.S. forests are stewarded by individuals and families, and it's time we support their conservation efforts.

On May 4, 2020
@LeoHickman shared
RT @CarbonBrief: NEW - Global warming has ‘changed’ spread of tropical cyclones around the world | @daisydunnesci w/comment from @DrShuaiWang https://t.co/o5HfsxfWzk https://t.co/iyX94KbiHy
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Global warming has ‘changed’ spread of tropical cyclones around the world

Global warming has ‘changed’ spread of tropical cyclones around the world

Human-caused climate change has played a role in shaping the spread of tropical cyclones in the past 40 years, a study finds.The number of tropical cyclones originating in the North ...

On Apr 29, 2020
@WRIClimate shared
RT @WorldResources: In the pandemic, people worldwide are proving they can make personal sacrifices that benefit others. "As we respond to the very imminent economic and health crisis, can we also tackle the climate and sustainability crisis?" ~ @ManishBapnaWRI via @csmonitor https://t.co/y08XH6qTJa
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Bluer skies, less greenhouse gas. What happens after the pandemic?

Bluer skies, less greenhouse gas. What happens after the pandemic?

Around the world people are making personal sacrifices benefiting others. Researchers say we need policies that require sacrifice for climate change.