Top news of the week: 10.03.2020.

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Future Of Climate

On Mar 7, 2020
@DivestHarvard shared
RT @divesteddotorg: As we see more divestment wins, we need to give more thought to where we're reinvesting our money. A just transition means that we use reinvestment to empower our communities, not to funnel money back into the industry that created the climate crisis. https://t.co/xlTQUToKH6
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Inside the Fossil-Fuel Industry’s Plan to Profit From Climate Change

I went to one of Shell’s private meetings and took notes.

On Mar 4, 2020
@ret_ward shared
Devastating news for @thegwpfcom and other climate change deniers after retraction of paper they pushed heavily claiming the sun is the cause of global warming – Retraction Watch https://t.co/ZMewQySna5
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Heavily criticized paper blaming the sun for global warming is retracted

via NASA A controversial paper claiming that fluctuations in the sun’s magnetic field could be driving global warming has been retracted — prompting protests from most of the authors, who ...

On Mar 4, 2020
@CeresNews shared
“Ongoing, business-as-usual practice is propelling us to an unbankable world,” says Ceres' @CleanPowerSue. https://t.co/lr77Rs10f0
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Insurance companies and lenders are responding to climate change — by shifting risk to taxpayers.

“Ongoing, business-as-usual practice is propelling us to an unbankable world.”

On Mar 5, 2020
@YaleClimateComm shared
An official at the Dept. of Interior has inserted misleading language about climate change into several of of the agency's scientific reports: https://t.co/D9pWyjnnnZ via @nytimes
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A Trump Insider Embeds Climate Denial in Scientific Research

An Interior Department official has pressed scientists to include misleading climate language—including debunked claims that increased carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is beneficial—into ...

On Mar 4, 2020
@ret_ward shared
Spend £8bn to kickstart plan to decarbonise economy, chancellor told https://t.co/sy6FfQyQ2L
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Spend £8bn to kickstart plan to decarbonise economy, chancellor told

Report says Rishi Sunak has unique opportunity to invest in zero-carbon infrastructure

On Mar 9, 2020
@IIED shared
RT @GECoalition: Powerful stuff. This open letter from young #FridaysForFuture leaders from Uganda and Germany marks #IWD2020 explains why #women are leading the movement for climate justice ✊ https://t.co/0iWioHKweN
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OPINION: The climate crisis has a female face

Groups of climate activists are dominated by women because they suffer the most from the climate crisis fuelled by our patriarchal economic system

On Mar 5, 2020
@nytimes shared
Researchers confirmed that human-caused climate change had an impact on Australia’s recent devastating wildfires https://t.co/YPdpGmNQUA
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Climate Change Affected Australia’s Wildfires, Scientists Confirm

Human-caused climate change had an impact on Australia’s wildfires, a new attribution study confirms. The 30 percent figure they calculated is a minimum. 

On Mar 7, 2020
@ClimateNexus shared
A Portland jury is on the verge of deciding if #climatechange is urgent enough to justify breaking the law. https://t.co/q68ScxK1BE via @insideclimate https://t.co/RvPxtp5RlD
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Is Climate Change Urgent Enough to Justify a Crime? A Jury in Portland Was Asked to Decide

The five defendants on trial—members of the activist group Extinction Rebellion—mounted a “necessity” defense for their civil disobedience.