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Future Of Climate

On Aug 20, 2020
@ClimateReality shared
The more we learn, the more we know we need to act now. Leaders around the world need to #ActOnClimate! https://t.co/lId9bsIgHo
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13 major climate change reports released so far in 2020

13 major climate change reports released so far in 2020

These free studies and reports contain the latest authoritative information about food security, U.S. flood risks, renewable energy, and much more.

On Aug 24, 2020
@NRDC shared
Redlining codified racial segregation & divested resources from communities of color, creating unequal extreme heat vulnerabilities all across the country. https://t.co/FhNmBcypYa
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How Decades of Racist Housing Policy Left Neighborhoods Sweltering

How Decades of Racist Housing Policy Left Neighborhoods Sweltering

Redlining helped reshape the urban landscape of U.S. cities. It also left communities of color far more vulnerable to rising heat.

On Aug 24, 2020
@ret_ward shared
Fast-Moving California Wildfires Boosted by Climate Change - Scientific American https://t.co/9EimsbAjjI
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Fast-Moving California Wildfires Boosted by Climate Change

Fast-Moving California Wildfires Boosted by Climate Change

Nearly two dozen large blazes have burnt more than 1 million acres of the state

On Aug 24, 2020
@LeoHickman shared
RT @CarbonBrief: NEW - Guest post: Are European cities delivering on their climate commitments? | @ecoangelhsu @goyal_nihit @AmyWeinfurter @datadrivenlab @yalenus https://t.co/YIW1lDqr8e https://t.co/goEOdBFP56
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Guest post: Are European cities delivering on their climate commitments?

Guest post: Are European cities delivering on their climate commitments?

At the time of writing, more than 10,000 cities around the world have committed to some form of climate action.

On Aug 24, 2020
@WRIClimate shared
In 2019, 87% of climate deniers in Congress were awarded a 'Spirit of Enterprise' award by the @USChamber. Newsflash: That isn't what climate leadership looks like... https://t.co/HcKuSKVEvH #ActOnClimate
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How the Chamber of Commerce's Scorecard Elevates Climate Deniers

How the Chamber of Commerce's Scorecard Elevates Climate Deniers

As the most powerful trade organization on Earth, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce prides itself on its many members. But does it truly represent their interests? When it comes to climate ...

On Aug 19, 2020
@ChristopherNFox shared
"How could a Biden presidency affect climate change investing?" A Biden win would "re-inject momentum into decarbonizing the global economy" & has "potential to turbo-charge" investments in electric vehicles, renewable energy, storage, etc. https://t.co/dPJJcCu0uV via @GreenBiz
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How could a Biden presidency affect climate change investing?

How could a Biden presidency affect climate change investing?

Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee, plans to reclaim the United States' status as a climate leader.

On Aug 20, 2020
@ChristopherNFox shared
"Were the heat wave and the lightning strikes and the dryness of the vegetation affected by global warming? Absolutely yes,” Romps said. “Were they made significantly hotter, more numerous, and drier because of global warming? Yes, likely yes, and yes.” https://t.co/p4UUBUD7Iy
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Yes, climate change is almost certainly fueling California’s massive fires

Yes, climate change is almost certainly fueling California’s massive fires

Thousands of lightning strikes have sparked hundreds of fires across California, forcing thousands to evacuate.

On Aug 24, 2020
@ClimatePower shared
“If Mark Zuckerberg wanted to do something about this, he could do it immediately.” @ClimatePower's @laurennfrench on the rampant spread of climate misinformation on @Facebook and Zuckerberg's refusal to address it https://t.co/q8Tn2QKnKb
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The Loophole Allowing Climate Change Denial to Spread On Facebook

The Loophole Allowing Climate Change Denial to Spread On Facebook

“If Mark Zuckerberg wanted to do something about this, he could do it immediately," says a campaigner.