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Future Of Climate

On Feb 22, 2020
@EricHolthaus shared
RT @insideclimate: A growing body of research has scientists worrying about the threat global warming poses for animal life on earth. Even tardigrades, microscopic creatures with a reputation for being invincible, are vulnerable to rising temperatures, new research shows. https://t.co/2Nat1bNx1J
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Even the Hardy Tardigrade Will Take a Hit From Global Warming

Even the Hardy Tardigrade Will Take a Hit From Global Warming

The microscopic invertebrates, known as “water bears” or “moss piglets,” survive extreme cold but expire at high temperatures, a new study suggests

On Feb 21, 2020
@ClimateNexus shared
RT @MaibachEd: We will release our latest poll report today which shows climate change is a top two voting issue for Democrats in the upcoming primary and caucus states. Here's an early take by @yayitsrob: https://t.co/zgnm1vNdWG @ClimateNexus @YaleClimateComm @ecotone2 @Mason4C @republicEn
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Voters Really Care About Climate Change

Voters Really Care About Climate Change

For Democrats, climate change is now one of the two most important issues in politics, according to a new poll.

On Feb 22, 2020
@ClimateReality shared
To fight the #ClimateCrisis, we need to support farmers and work toward a more sustainable future. https://t.co/MIAxnPeWXu
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Canadian farmers have a plan for tackling climate change

Canadian farmers have a plan for tackling climate change

Farmers are using techniques to cut down on emissions and help their crops weather tougher conditions.

On Feb 21, 2020
@LeoHickman shared
Human life "as we know it" could be threatened by climate change, economists at JP Morgan have warned. No, not XR. But JP Morgan?! https://t.co/PgqsJ78Glr
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JP Morgan economists warn of 'catastrophic' climate change

JP Morgan economists warn of 'catastrophic' climate change

Researchers say delaying climate change action risks "potentially catastrophic outcomes".

On Feb 18, 2020
@CeresNews shared
Amazon chief and world's richest man, Jeff Bezos, commits $10 billion to fund climate scientists, activists and NGOs: “Climate change is the biggest threat to our planet.” https://t.co/AAe16Fda81
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Jeff Bezos Commits $10 Billion to Address Climate Change

Jeff Bezos Commits $10 Billion to Address Climate Change

The world’s richest man unveiled a fund to help climate scientists and activists, an escalation of his philanthropic efforts.

On Feb 18, 2020
@ChristopherNFox shared
“Setting a path to net zero emissions is prudent economic risk management...The only question is if it’s going to happen in a smooth way or in a disruptive way” - @ErwinJackson1 @IGCC_Update https://t.co/kChvGDXVVp
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Government to take ‘technology over taxation’ approach to climate change

Government to take ‘technology over taxation’ approach to climate change

Morrison would not confirm reports of technology investment target but said emissions reductions are not achieved through ‘meetings’

On Feb 20, 2020
@SierraClub shared
THREAD: Tonight’s debate in Nevada is a 🔑 time to focus on climate change → https://t.co/YUK9H3iIzd #DemDebate
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For Many Nevada Latino Voters, Action on Climate Change is Key

For Many Nevada Latino Voters, Action on Climate Change is Key

The state’s caucuses may be a bellwether for the 2020 election, the first time Hispanics will be the largest minority group going to the polls.

On Feb 23, 2020
@nytimes shared
Under pressure from Europe to address the economic threat of climate change, the U.S. agreed to include a climate reference in a G20 statement. It appears on the third page of the document at the bottom of a long list of potential economic risks. https://t.co/74sPVyRWs9
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Finance Ministers Grapple Over Economic Threat of Climate Change

Finance Ministers Grapple Over Economic Threat of Climate Change

The United States, under pressure from Europe, agreed to include a climate reference in an official G20 statement.