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On Nov 17, 2020
@LeoHickman shared
RT @dpcarrington: 1% of people cause half of global #aviation emissions – study Exclusive: Researchers say #Covid_19 hiatus is moment to tackle elite ‘super emitters’ Story by me https://t.co/gPcseiQ8yD
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1% of people cause half of global aviation emissions – study

1% of people cause half of global aviation emissions – study

Exclusive: Researchers say Covid-19 hiatus is moment to tackle elite ‘super emitters’

On Nov 20, 2020
@ClimatePower shared
The #climatecrisis is making winters increasingly dangerous in our everyday lives. @JoeBiden's climate mandate is clear. Read about the new study on the connection between climate change and winter drownings: https://t.co/TF2c0mUSSZ
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Climate Change Is Making Winter Ice More Dangerous

Climate Change Is Making Winter Ice More Dangerous

A new study has found that cold-weather drownings are increasing sharply in warmer parts of the Northern Hemisphere.

On Nov 19, 2020
@WRIClimate shared
#Farmers and environmental groups have formed the Food and Agriculture Climate Alliance to reduce #emissions and tackle #climatechange. More from @insideclimate: https://t.co/BCHpWUxT9i #climateaction
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An Unlikely Alliance of Farm and Environmental Groups Takes on Climate Change

An Unlikely Alliance of Farm and Environmental Groups Takes on Climate Change

The new group will try to advance climate policies, even as some of its members are likely to clash. Critics say the group’s efforts won’t go far enough.

On Nov 20, 2020
@ClimateReality shared
The bad news: the US has been hit hard by the climate crisis. The good news? We still have time to do something about it. https://t.co/mteIkmPIRT
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Climate Change Has Hit the U.S. Harder Than Any Other G20 Country

Climate Change Has Hit the U.S. Harder Than Any Other G20 Country

Of all 20 member countries in the G20—a group of powerful nations which accounts for 85% of the world’s GDP and creates some 78% of all global greenhouse gas pollution—the U.S. has been hit ...

On Nov 22, 2020
@guardianeco shared
Move over, millennials. Boomers are UK’s greenest generation https://t.co/oQk5yDeIYI
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Move over, millennials. Boomers are UK’s greenest generation

Move over, millennials. Boomers are UK’s greenest generation

Parents and grandparents are the most likely to try to minimise their environmental footprint

On Nov 18, 2020
@LeoHickman shared
RT @CarbonBrief: NEW - Media reaction: Boris Johnson’s ‘10-point’ net-zero plan for climate change | @Josh_Gabbatiss @rtmcswee https://t.co/2hbOsZeIHz https://t.co/EtcsA1c3KW
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Media reaction: Boris Johnson’s ‘10-point’ net-zero plan for climate change

Media reaction: Boris Johnson’s ‘10-point’ net-zero plan for climate change

The UK prime minister Boris Johnson has announced a long-awaited “10-point plan” laying out measures to scale up the nation’s climate ambition.

On Nov 18, 2020
@LeoHickman shared
RT @DeSmogUK: NEW | Investigation: How Pesticide Companies Are Marketing Themselves as a Solution to Climate Change https://t.co/gyJlGpDxof By @SharonKellyEsq and @FranRankin
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Investigation: How Pesticide Companies Are Marketing Themselves as a Solution to Climate Change

Investigation: How Pesticide Companies Are Marketing Themselves as a Solution to Climate Change

This article was published as part of the launch of DeSmog’s Agribusiness Database , where you can find a record of companies and organisations’ current messaging on climate change, ...

On Nov 23, 2020
@Revkin shared
Neat to learn that my alma mater, @BrownUniversity, has a @WatsonInstitute #ClimateAction lab https://t.co/lYpuhIr4rr (seen via @JeffDColgan @WorldWarZeroOrg chat with @littletrip https://t.co/MfEQiLFIlm)
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New Brown Climate Solutions Lab Calls for Executive Action on Climate Change

New Brown Climate Solutions Lab Calls for Executive Action on Climate Change

A comprehensive report, Presidential Climate Action on Day One: A Foreign Policy Guide for the Next U.S. President, issues a sweeping set of recommended actions, both domestic and ...