Top news of the week: 06.10.2020.

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Future Of Climate

On Oct 2, 2020
@ClimateNexus shared
Environmental law scholars believe that with Barrett on the bench, there will be little remaining support on the nation's highest court for upholding what is arguably its most important environmental ruling—Massachusetts v. the U.S. EPA. https://t.co/O1TPvOYb15 via @insideclimate
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Trump’s Pick for the Supreme Court Could Deepen the Risk for Its Most Crucial Climate Change Ruling

Trump’s Pick for the Supreme Court Could Deepen the Risk for Its Most Crucial Climate Change Ruling

Amy Coney Barrett’s views on precedent could undermine Massachusetts vs. EPA, the case ruling that greenhouse gases are pollutants under the Clean Air Act.

On Oct 2, 2020
@ClimateDesk shared
Michael Mann, one of the world’s most eminent climate experts, says Earth’s future ‘is in the hands of American citizens.’ https://t.co/TOAHD8juld
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A second Trump term would be 'game over' for the climate, says top scientist

A second Trump term would be 'game over' for the climate, says top scientist

Michael Mann, one of the world’s most eminent climate experts, says Earth’s future ‘is in the hands of American citizens’

On Oct 1, 2020
@ret_ward shared
RT @GRI_LSE: An all-male leadership of UK-hosted #COP26 climate talks in 2021 is likely to be less effective & less trusted, as well as less representative, than a more diverse line-up say @lwhitmarsh @SamFankhauser @DrCHowarth & @CAST_Centre’s Katharine Steentjes https://t.co/g8HOqQM2ff
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Why the UK needs a diverse leadership team for COP26

Why the UK needs a diverse leadership team for COP26

The UK government has announced an all-male COP26 leadership team. A line-up that includes women would not only be more representative, but could also be more effective and trusted, argue ...

On Oct 5, 2020
@guardianeco shared
RT @dpcarrington: Live online event - Reporting on the climate emergency: Can the media do better? With @guardian Editor-in-Chief @KathViner and @billmckibben Friday 16 October 2020, 2pm–3pm BST @guardianlive https://t.co/gZoJ2G5vq3
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Reporting on the climate emergency: Can the media do better?

Reporting on the climate emergency: Can the media do better?

To mark The Guardian’s 2020 environment pledge, this livestreamed discussion will explore the role of the media in the …

On Oct 2, 2020
@CeresNews shared
RT @ChristopherNFox: Climate Action 100+ "has been able to pressure some of the world’s most carbon-intensive companies to adopt concrete commitments for shifting away from fossil fuels." - @HarvardHBS Professor @RebeccaReCap https://t.co/4hJdTZV2D4 cc: @ActOnClimate100
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Shareholder value in a burning world

Shareholder value in a burning world

CAMBRIDGE – Does solving the climate crisis mean we need to change how publicly traded firms are run? Most corporate leaders believe they have a legal and moral duty to maximise shareholder ...

On Oct 2, 2020
@rkyte365 shared
@CIERP_Fletcher on @MICleanEnergyRD first 5 years and the road ahead following a successful meeting. For @COP26 @topnigel - some clear pointers here for diplomatic efforts to raise ambition in the next year @JohnMurton @UKClimateEnvoy @SelwinHart https://t.co/STYsgHhWVC
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OPINION: Mission Innovation - Global research on clean energy must go on

OPINION: Mission Innovation - Global research on clean energy must go on

With a relatively small investment, renewables and low-carbon tech have come a long way - but the journey to net-zero has only just begun

On Sep 30, 2020
@CGIARclimate shared
📰CCAFS Program Director, @bcampbell_CGIAR, reflects on 10 years of CCAFS work and its impact on #R4D and climate-smart #foodsystems. ➡️ https://t.co/H8LCuowDF5 #agresearch #climatechange #agriculture #foodsecurity https://t.co/W1kujccENn
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A decade of CCAFS: two big lessons for the future of climate-smart food systems

A decade of CCAFS: two big lessons for the future of climate-smart food systems

Our food systems are failing us—the wealth of literature that's now available tells us this fact unequivocally.

On Oct 1, 2020
@ClimatePower shared
Historic fires. Record-breaking hurricanes. Deadly heat waves. Scientists agree: America's extreme weather disasters are fueled by the #climatecrisis and Trump's refusal to tackle it head-on. https://t.co/ZyakLipK8S
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Why we’re more confident than ever that climate change is driving disasters

Why we’re more confident than ever that climate change is driving disasters

The emerging field of climate attribution helps explain the wildfires and hurricanes of 2020.