Top news of the week: 23.06.2020.

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Future Of Climate

On Jun 17, 2020
@ChristopherNFox shared
RT @lyft: Vehicle emissions are one of the largest sources of climate pollution. That’s why we’re committing to reach 100% #ElectricVehicles on the Lyft platform by 2030, in collaboration with @EnvDefenseFund. It's an ambitious goal, and we're up for the challenge. https://t.co/dXxtV5yxft https://t.co/ff9vqN4vdO
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Leading the Transition to Zero Emissions: Our Commitment to 100% Electric Vehicles by 2030

Leading the Transition to Zero Emissions: Our Commitment to 100% Electric Vehicles by 2030

The year 2020 will go down in history as an inflection point for humankind. The challenges we face today, from the global climate crisis that is ravaging our planet, to the global pandemic ...

On Jun 18, 2020
@nytimes shared
Climate change is tied to major pregnancy complications, with black mothers most at risk, according to a study that looked at 32 million U.S. births https://t.co/KNQRX65yLK
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Climate Change Tied to Pregnancy Risks, Affecting Black Mothers Most

Climate Change Tied to Pregnancy Risks, Affecting Black Mothers Most

Women exposed to high temperatures or air pollution are more likely to have premature, underweight or stillborn babies, a look at 32 million U.S. births found.

On Jun 21, 2020
@guardian shared
Britain still failing on climate crisis, warn advisers https://t.co/sz0LW0Q9Vi
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Britain still failing on climate crisis, warn advisers

Britain still failing on climate crisis, warn advisers

Committee urges that companies must meet green standards to qualify for Covid-19 corporate bailouts

On Jun 18, 2020
@IEA shared
RT @merveerdill: “In a report published on Thursday, the IEA – the world’s gold standard for energy analysis - set out the first global blueprint for a green recovery, focusing on reforms to energy generation and consumption. ” https://t.co/nI57Bu4fdq
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World has six months to avert climate crisis, says energy expert

World has six months to avert climate crisis, says energy expert

International Energy Agency chief warns of need to prevent post-lockdown surge in emissions

On Jun 18, 2020
@NRDC shared
RT @EricHolthaus: The goal of climate action isn’t just lowering our carbon emissions. It’s putting the well-being of people and ecosystems first, and letting everything else follow. https://t.co/FFw350GIJ0
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Why climate change is a civil rights battle

Why climate change is a civil rights battle

Climate disasters are not ‘natural’ – they’re human made. If we want to fight climate change, we first need to tackle inequality and racism.

On Jun 19, 2020
@TheEconomist shared
The sector is responding to changes in government and broader circles of opinion, not driving change itself https://t.co/VoFJg1K9Nm
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Hotting up How much can financiers do about climate change?

Hotting up How much can financiers do about climate change?

The role that green investing can play must not be misunderstood or overstated

On Jun 20, 2020
@grist shared
How a decade of neglect and politics undermined the CDC’s fight against climate change. https://t.co/MqS4PZQ030
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Climate change is killing Americans. Health departments aren’t equipped to respond.

Climate change is killing Americans. Health departments aren’t equipped to respond.

How a decade of neglect and politics undermined the CDC’s fight against climate change.

On Jun 20, 2020
@CarbonBrief shared
Recommended read: How much do people around the world care about climate change? We surveyed 80,000 people in 40 countries to find out | @ConversationUK https://t.co/0HvOqSm3yt https://t.co/nSYBpu3dSV
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How much do people around the world care about climate change? We surveyed 80,000 people in 40 countries to find out

How much do people around the world care about climate change? We surveyed 80,000 people in 40 countries to find out

Major new survey shows big national variations in levels of concern, polarisation and media usage.