Top news of the week: 10.11.2020.

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On Nov 9, 2020
@guardian shared
‘Hypocrites and greenwash’: Greta Thunberg blasts leaders over climate crisis https://t.co/HhdZBpOeAM
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‘Hypocrites and greenwash’: Greta Thunberg blasts leaders over climate crisis

‘Hypocrites and greenwash’: Greta Thunberg blasts leaders over climate crisis

Exclusive: Leaders are happy to set targets for decades ahead, but flinch when immediate action is needed, she says

On Nov 9, 2020
@SierraClub shared
RT @DrBobBullard: Young Voters, Motivated by Climate Change and Environmental Justice, Helped Propel Biden’s Campaign https://t.co/oTIXdKgK14 @insideclimate
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Young Voters, Motivated by Climate Change and Environmental Justice, Helped Propel Biden’s Campaign

Young Voters, Motivated by Climate Change and Environmental Justice, Helped Propel Biden’s Campaign

They turned out in big numbers and overwhelmingly supported the former vice president. Young voters of color played a critical role in battleground states.

On Nov 9, 2020
@CeresNews shared
“We know our federal policymakers can drive forward ambitious, bipartisan, equitable economy-wide climate solutions. We’ve seen state policymakers lead the way and, in turn, they have reaped the economic, health and social benefits,” says @MindyLubber. https://t.co/67Rbw1Eh4J
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Biden has a climate-change mandate — what can he actually achieve?

Biden has a climate-change mandate — what can he actually achieve?

Joe Biden wavered on the controversial practice of oil and gas fracking early in the campaign but by the time the presumptive president-elect addressed the...

On Nov 4, 2020
@WRIClimate shared
Today, the US officially withdraws from the #ParisAgreement. But don’t count the United States out. Read more from WRI President & CEO @AndrewSteerWRI and @RockyMtnInst CEO @JulesKortenhors: https://t.co/zOTYaoSLLp #WeAreStillIn
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Paris Agreement: Don't count the US out just yet

Paris Agreement: Don't count the US out just yet

The U.S. should rejoin the Paris Agreement and pursue ambitious policies to establish a secure foundation for a new U.S. contribution under the agreement to global climate action.

On Nov 9, 2020
@WRIClimate shared
RT @WRIFinance: Our @joethw8s quoted by @meganrowling on the @OECD #climate finance update on progress towards $100B goal, which is in reach -- but only if developed countries continue to scale up funding. https://t.co/EhzzN14jSc
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ANALYSIS-Pandemic hikes concern over much-needed climate finance for poorest

ANALYSIS-Pandemic hikes concern over much-needed climate finance for poorest

Rich nations urged to meet promise to raise $100 billion a year from 2020 to help vulnerable states tackle climate change, as COVID-19 hits budgets hard

On Nov 4, 2020
@dpcarrington shared
@UKHealthClimate Food/climate recommendations from @UKHealthClimate inc: - public info campaigns on diet to include climate messages - labels on food to reveal its environmental impact - public sector catering to meet minimum environmental standards. Story by me 2/2 https://t.co/vxr6hY4zxm
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UK health professions call for climate tax on meat

UK health professions call for climate tax on meat

Food with heavy environmental impact should be taxed by 2025 unless food industry acts voluntarily, says alliance

On Nov 8, 2020
@ClimateNexus shared
Passing aggressive climate laws will be highly difficult without Democratic control of the Senate. But there are other ways to make progress. https://t.co/1aT3udxyRD via @techreview
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What Biden will and won’t be able to achieve on climate change

What Biden will and won’t be able to achieve on climate change

Passing aggressive climate laws will be highly difficult without Democratic control of the Senate. But there are other ways the next administration could make progress.

On Nov 9, 2020
@NOAAClimate shared
RT @PacificRISA: New report out today! How does global warming affect #Guam? Hot weather, coral reef death, stronger typhoons, and freshwater shortages are key issues. 2nd report of the Pacific Islands Regional Climate Assessment (PIRCA) series https://t.co/ugrzg4dBFN @EastWestCenter
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Climate Change in Guam: Indicators and Considerations for Key Sectors

Climate Change in Guam: Indicators and Considerations for Key Sectors

Climate Change in Guam: Indicators and Considerations for Key Sectors is a report developed by the Pacific Islands Regional Climate Assessment (PIRCA). It is one in a series of reports ...