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Future Of Climate

On May 18, 2020
@IIED shared
RT @andynortondev: The next #IPCC Assessment Report will be looking at climate change as a factor in pandemic risk https://t.co/vbRD5RKCY0
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Q&A: Could climate change and biodiversity loss raise the risk of pandemics?

Q&A: Could climate change and biodiversity loss raise the risk of pandemics?

Across the world, millions of people have tested positive for Covid-19 – and countless more have seen their lifestyles completely transformed as a result of the virus. It is not yet known ...

On May 17, 2020
@LeoHickman shared
RT @WanderingGaia: Huge opportunity; huge need for action. Will we respond? Thanks to ⁦@richardabetts⁩ ⁦@DrSimEvans⁩ ⁦@MazzucatoM⁩ ⁦@alicebell⁩ ⁦@KateRaworth⁩ and others https://t.co/dJylOCMxfA
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After the Covid-19 crisis, will we get a greener world?

After the Covid-19 crisis, will we get a greener world?

Pollution and emissions are down, but we will squander these gains if governments fail to push ahead with decisive change

On May 13, 2020
@LeoHickman shared
RT @CarbonBrief: NEW - Guest post: A brief history of climate targets and technological promises | @mclaren_erc https://t.co/R64s11cH09 https://t.co/f3iJehNd3x
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Guest post: A brief history of climate targets and technological promises

Guest post: A brief history of climate targets and technological promises

Over the past three decades, the perceived wisdom for how to approach climate targets has changed several times. From initial ideas of climate stabilisation, suggested approaches have ...

On May 18, 2020
@ClimateReality shared
“We can look at things like the changing of the mass of the ice sheets in Greenland and tell people, ‘We’re really seeing this, we know what’s going on.'” https://t.co/GrIMjaKBFI
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How NASA satellites help scientists understand climate change

How NASA satellites help scientists understand climate change

‘We’re really seeing this. We know what’s going on.’

On May 15, 2020
@ClimateReality shared
This young farmer is working for a healthier future for all. https://t.co/UZDpn2ENxr
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A Young Farmer Confronts Climate Change—and a Pandemic

A Young Farmer Confronts Climate Change—and a Pandemic

Scott Chang-Fleeman became a farmer to take on the challenge of global warming. Now he’s doing it while battling the economic devastation of the coronavirus.

On May 18, 2020
@MarcGunther shared
As companies push Congress to promote #climate action, @Makower sees signs of progress on Capitol Hill https://t.co/beENsZQkxP via @GreenBiz
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Companies push Congress to promote climate action. Is anyone listening?

Companies push Congress to promote climate action. Is anyone listening?

What happens when more than 300 businesspeople descend, virtually, on Capitol Hill to advocate for climate action amid a pandemic and economic crisis?

On May 14, 2020
@ClimateNexus shared
To counteract agriculture’s contribution to #climatechange, environmentally minded farmers are changing the way they work. https://t.co/SfWPrqkSIP via @rollcall
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Farmers are coming around on climate change

Farmers are coming around on climate change

More and more farmers say they want to join the fight against climate change rather than remain cast as villains avoiding the responsibility.

On May 16, 2020
@UNEP shared
The #COVID19 pandemic has reinforced the critical role of rice in ensuring global food security while combating climate change. #ClimateAction https://t.co/JB9fHeFxgx
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COVID-19 is disrupting a food industry already thrown into turmoil by climate change

COVID-19 is disrupting a food industry already thrown into turmoil by climate change

Today’s COVID-19 pandemic has reinforced the critical role of rice in ensuring global food security while combating climate change.