Top news of the week: 08.12.2020.

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Future Of Climate

On Dec 4, 2020
@CDP shared
RT @CDP_PaulS: Great to see UK raise ambition to reduce emissions & strengthen #NDC Look forward to seeing the strategy, plans, regulation & investment to drive implementation & for other countries to raise their ambition in upgraded #NDCs @COP26 #RaceToZero @WMBtweets https://t.co/tNmaTxlepd
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Climate change: UK aims to cut emissions by 68% by end of 2030

Climate change: UK aims to cut emissions by 68% by end of 2030

The "ambitious" target would see the UK cutting emissions faster than any major economy so far, the PM says.

On Dec 3, 2020
@NRDC shared
Today the @LancetCountdown released its report brief on how climate change is impacting public health. See the top findings for the U.S. here: https://t.co/vwFoT08mhZ #LancetClimate20
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POLICY BRIEF FOR THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

POLICY BRIEF FOR THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

The 2020 Lancet Countdown U.S. Brief is here. Download to access the latest findings on climate change and health.

On Dec 4, 2020
@sciam shared
A big slice of corporate America—including utilities, banks and auto manufacturers—signed onto a statement yesterday calling on President-elect Joe Biden to work with Congress on “ambitious, durable, bipartisan climate solutions.” https://t.co/gE04BgbWoH
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Major Companies Call on Biden to Act on Climate Change

Major Companies Call on Biden to Act on Climate Change

Utilities, banks and car makers signed a statement urging the President-elect and Congress to enact ambitious climate policy

On Dec 5, 2020
@nature_org shared
RT @tdavidbanks: Interesting experiment by @nature_org to protect a reef. A Race Against Time to Rescue a Reef From Climate Change https://t.co/i7q4HxNiip
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A Race Against Time to Rescue a Reef From Climate Change

A Race Against Time to Rescue a Reef From Climate Change

In an unusual experiment, a coral reef in Mexico is now insured against hurricanes. A team of locals known as “the Brigade” rushed to repair the devastated corals, piece by piece.

On Dec 5, 2020
@ChristopherNFox shared
In addition to COVID-19, "there’s another global disaster we also need to try to prevent: #climate change. We need breakthroughs in the way we generate & store clean electricity, grow food, make things, move around & heat & cool our buildings" - @BillGates https://t.co/y6NSAAhhCM
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Here’s how the U.S. can lead the world on climate change innovation

Here’s how the U.S. can lead the world on climate change innovation

It’s time to create the National Institutes of Energy Innovation.

On Dec 4, 2020
@UNFCCC shared
The @adaptationfund serving under the Paris Agreement helps vulnerable communities adapt to climate change. As explained at the #ClimateDialogues, the fund has grown to nearly 115 concrete projects which help build resilience for the most vulnerable https://t.co/Zdj2PVoilI
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On Dec 4, 2020
@uscan shared
Get all the details in the new report here: https://t.co/smlqZCFBBx (10/10)
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US Climate Fair Share Position Statement

US Climate Fair Share Position Statement

The US Fair Share of the global effort to combat global warming means very ambitious action at home and substantial support to help poorer countries to reduce their own global warming ...

On Dec 7, 2020
@SEIclimate shared
Reaching the #ParisAgreement at COP21 five years ago was a remarkable achievement. But since then, COPs have been wrought with frustrations. Time to acknowledge their role has changed - as should their format. https://t.co/Ne7nAiwlaF by @rjtklein #COP26 #ClimateAmbition #COVID19
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The Paris Agreement and the future of climate negotiations

The Paris Agreement and the future of climate negotiations

In the five years since the Paris Agreement was signed, international climate negotiations have been fraught with frustrations. It is time to own up to the fact that their role has changed ...