Top news of the week: 21.04.2020.

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Future Of Climate

On Apr 20, 2020
@WRIClimate shared
A roundup of news about #COVID19 & #climatechange: @guardian: Sick coal miners & COVID-19 https://t.co/Y0KKaHKP3E @ClimateHome: Citizens’ assemblies in 🇫🇷 & 🇬🇧 seek to shape recovery https://t.co/P6HJZVhVip @NewYorker: Deregulation during COVID-19 https://t.co/58k38kh1wA.
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Citizens’ assemblies on climate change seek to shape the post-Covid recovery

Citizens’ assemblies on climate change seek to shape the post-Covid recovery

French and British initiatives to involve ordinary people in climate policy are adapting their work in light of the coronavirus pandemic

On Apr 17, 2020
@ClimateNexus shared
Wildlife collapse from #climatechange is predicted to hit suddenly and sooner https://t.co/OUXn3Vf9A9 via @nytimes https://t.co/E2rFe5pBhp
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Wildlife Collapse From Climate Change Is Predicted to Hit Suddenly and Sooner

Wildlife Collapse From Climate Change Is Predicted to Hit Suddenly and Sooner

Scientists found a “cliff edge” instead of the slippery slope they expected.

On Apr 17, 2020
@earthinstitute shared
Southwest Drought Rivals Those of Centuries Ago, Thanks to Climate Change The drought that has gripped the American Southwest since 2000 is as bad as or worse than droughts in the region over the past 1,200 years, a new study finds. https://t.co/5Zq8rytp3h https://t.co/OqWhV0wrim
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Southwest Drought Rivals Those of Centuries Ago, Thanks to Climate Change

Southwest Drought Rivals Those of Centuries Ago, Thanks to Climate Change

The drought that has gripped the American Southwest since 2000 is as bad as or worse than droughts in the region over the past 1,200 years, a new study finds.

On Apr 19, 2020
@YaleClimateComm shared
Concerns over the future impacts of climate change are beginning to impact family planning choices: https://t.co/JAQC48PeQR via @nytimes https://t.co/e63F5gk8lS
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How Climate Anxiety Is Shaping Family Planning

How Climate Anxiety Is Shaping Family Planning

The notion of forgoing children as a means of fighting global warming is entering the mainstream.

On Apr 18, 2020
@ChristopherNFox shared
"Every country in the world would be economically better off if all could agree to strengthen their commitments on the climate crisis through international cooperation" - @fionaharvey on new study in @NatureComms https://t.co/YG2mGi2CZ3 via @guardian #COP26
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Strengthen worldwide climate commitments to improve economy, study finds

Strengthen worldwide climate commitments to improve economy, study finds

Current carbon pledges are too weak to meet Paris climate goals and would lead to dangerous levels of global heating

On Apr 16, 2020
@WRIClimate shared
Investments in COVID-19 response and in #climatechange resilience must work together and reinforce each other, rather than compete for resources. Here are three ideas on how to do it ➡️ https://t.co/REaiqhufs1 #BuildBackBetter
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Key Investments Can Build Resilience to Pandemics and Climate Change

Key Investments Can Build Resilience to Pandemics and Climate Change

To manage the twin threats of the coronavirus pandemic and climate change, building resilience against both is imperative and urgent. We are going to have to multitask on this one, as delay ...

On Apr 17, 2020
@ClimateReality shared
Warming is fundamentally altering the water cycle and shifting precipitation patterns – and in many places, rainfall has become either increasingly abundant or in desperately short supply. https://t.co/GpzQfc8TDx https://t.co/iuFEBFGDqE
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‘There’s No More Water’: Climate Change on a Drying Island

‘There’s No More Water’: Climate Change on a Drying Island

A delicate ecosystem was disrupted in the Comoros, off East Africa, when forests were cleared to make way for farmland. The consequences offer lessons for other parts of the developing ...

On Apr 20, 2020
@ClimateDesk shared
Developers are creating waterfront homes in Boston with innovative seawall defenses but is this a model for other cities? Or a sign of climate gentrification? https://t.co/Ex5tzyvRtE
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Will climate change end waterfront living? Not if you can afford it

Will climate change end waterfront living? Not if you can afford it

Developers are creating waterfront homes in Boston with innovative seawall defences but is this a model for other cities? Or a sign of climate gentrification?