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Future Of Climate

On Oct 16, 2020
@ClimateNexus shared
[email protected] is launching Planet, a new section devoted to climate change, along with The Weekly Planet, a new newsletter. We’ve made them because we recognize that climate change is the backdrop of our lives and one of the moral crises of the century. https://t.co/exXDHmYoAA
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On Oct 16, 2020
@ClimatePower shared
Kamala Harris: “Is climate change happening?” Amy Coney Barrett: “I will not answer that because it is contentious.” There’s nothing contentious about established science. ACB’s blatant science denial is disqualifying. https://t.co/fcQaUNFOfL
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Amy Coney Barrett refuses to tell Kamala Harris if she thinks climate change is happening

Amy Coney Barrett refuses to tell Kamala Harris if she thinks climate change is happening

Supreme court nominee accuses Democratic senator of soliciting an opinion ‘on a very contentious matter of public debate’

On Oct 17, 2020
@EricHolthaus shared
RT @DoctorVive: So, uh, this happened. The @NewYorker has published a profile of me and my work.🤯 Thank you so much @widdikombe for identifying with my story and wanting us to talk about how to #EndClimateSilence!💚 https://t.co/oYGnx7DrYA
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How Should the Media Talk About Climate Change?

How Should the Media Talk About Climate Change?

Genevieve Guenther, a former Renaissance scholar, studies how we discuss global warming—and how we don’t.

On Oct 18, 2020
@ClimatePower shared
From rising sea levels to more frequent and severe hurricanes, Florida cities are fighting the impacts of climate change—but they can't win without bold climate solutions. This is how a clean energy plan will help: https://t.co/b4emSwFqg3
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Florida’s cities can’t fight climate change alone | Column

Florida’s cities can’t fight climate change alone | Column

The mayors of Tampa, Miami and Orlando lay out a responsible way forward.

On Oct 19, 2020
@ClimateNexus shared
2020 has been a year of nonstop climate crises. In the Midwest, punishing 100mph winds. In the Southwest, a brutal succession of floods & droughts. On the coasts: a freakish number of devastating hurricanes. And in the West, historic fires. https://t.co/dgZOeXWqup via @cbssunday
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For many climate change finally hits home

For many climate change finally hits home

With record wildfires and hurricanes ravaging the United States, the effects of extreme weather events made worse by climate change are becoming more visible, and costly, to more and more ...

On Oct 18, 2020
@ChristopherNFox shared
Biden’s climate plan would see the US electric sector “go carbon-free by 2035. This would allow the country to become a net zero emitter by 2050” - @JoeBiden also “has ambitious ideas to revolutionise transport in the US using electric vehicles” https://t.co/kpgi5lNCtO via @BBC
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Why the US election could decide battle against climate change

Why the US election could decide battle against climate change

Who next occupies the White House could be decisive in the battle to limit global warming.

On Oct 16, 2020
@ClimateReality shared
The effects of the #ClimateCrisis are felt disproportionately by the poor. We must focus our climate solutions on protecting the communities most at risk. https://t.co/U9wMdGotGD
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Climate change hits the poor hardest. Here’s how to protect them

Climate change hits the poor hardest. Here’s how to protect them

Acting now presents an opportunity to effectively manage the risks of a changing climate.

On Oct 15, 2020
@ChristopherNFox shared
“parts of the world’s financial system are already beginning to get the message, thanks to unrelenting pressure. JPMorgan Chase, the world’s biggest fossil-fuel investor, this month committed to a “Paris alignment” of its lending practices.” [email protected] https://t.co/okTKD6ujKH
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Join Jane Fonda in the urgent fight against climate change

Join Jane Fonda in the urgent fight against climate change

If a Biden Administration were trying to mobilize support for genuine climate action, a World Energy Outlook that showed a working future, instead of a nostalgic past, would be a …