Top news of the week: 07.07.2020.

Carbon dioxide, Methane, Economics, Global warming, Climate change, Finance

Future Of Climate

On Jul 3, 2020
@ClimateNexus shared
House Democrats released a sprawling and aggressive #climatechange plan aimed at curbing greenhouse gases and protecting vulnerable communities — setting up a clash with Republicans & the Trump administration ahead of the fall election. https://t.co/CoJ8ux9vMk via @politico
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Democrats unveil sweeping plan to tackle climate change

Democrats unveil sweeping plan to tackle climate change

The new document offers policy recommendations in nearly every sector of the economy.

On Jul 6, 2020
@CeresNews shared
The climate crisis is the biggest threat to economic stability we face. With our partners @WMBtweets, we have written to #G20 finance ministers + central banks asking them to urgently tackle climate + economic recovery together. https://t.co/R6YyCAMimp https://t.co/Erx74rWDLa
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In support of pairing economic recovery with ambitious climate action.

In support of pairing economic recovery with ambitious climate action.

The COVID-19 pandemic is a global emergency wreaking health and economic devastation. Endangering lives and communities everywhere, it is a stark reminder of our economic system’s ...

On Jul 3, 2020
@ret_ward shared
RT @GRI_LSE: New analysis reveals the current state of climate litigation across the world & shows a recent increase in cases based on human rights arguments https://t.co/1tD7dVKlJ6 https://t.co/LUstFORkud
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Global trends in climate change litigation: 2020 snapshot

Global trends in climate change litigation: 2020 snapshot

This report reviews key developments around the world in climate change litigation over the period May 2019 to May 2020, including the increasing use of human rights arguments.

On Jul 2, 2020
@UNFCCC shared
As with all major transitions, the transition to a renewable, #CleanEnergy system requires innovation.💡 Find out what role clean energy innovation needs to play in achieving net zero emissions in this new @IEA report 👇 https://t.co/Ne0tLuLP4y
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Clean Energy Innovation

Clean Energy Innovation

Clean Energy Innovation - Analysis and key findings. A report by the International Energy Agency.

On Jul 6, 2020
@ret_ward shared
RT @GRI_LSE: New climate scenarios & stress tests have a critical role to play in the transition towards a net-zero economy but improvements are needed to the methodological framework on which they are based says Roberta Pierfederici https://t.co/iqaPDbqXtd https://t.co/Z996CITbFX
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The new climate scenarios for central banks and supervisors

The new climate scenarios for central banks and supervisors

Roberta Pierfederici explains why new climate scenarios are a crucial step forward for informing central banks’ and supervisors’ response to climate risk, but recommends improvements for ...

On Jul 6, 2020
@ClimateNexus shared
[email protected] op-ed: It took me much longer than it should have to realise that educating people about climate change science was not enough. https://t.co/oDeWRyIORv via @guardian
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Stop making sense: why it's time to get emotional about climate change

Stop making sense: why it's time to get emotional about climate change

The science has been settled to the highest degree, so now the key to progress is understanding our psychological reactions

On Jul 3, 2020
@c40cities shared
As centers of innovation & creativity, cities can play an important role in developing & investing in new clean energy technologies needed to decarbonize our economies & accelerate the transition to clean energy 👉 https://t.co/dnbmkkAZi6
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Warning: The world won't hit climate goals unless energy innovation is rapidly accelerated

Warning: The world won't hit climate goals unless energy innovation is rapidly accelerated

Solar and wind power are booming. Electric vehicles are so promising that Tesla is now worth more than ExxonMobil. Coal is collapsing.

On Jul 2, 2020
@meganrowling shared
RT @TRF_Climate: "What we can now do is concretely put hard numbers on what #climatechange means for countries over the next 30 years. This is a whole different way of thinking about risk and return" - @Reuters reports on new tools for 'spatial finance' @bencaldecott https://t.co/Kp4eRypouj
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Eyes in the sky: Investors reach for new tools to gauge climate change risk

Eyes in the sky: Investors reach for new tools to gauge climate change risk

As climate change is eroding age-old certainties, a new cast of characters is searching for answers in the sky