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On Jul 22, 2020
@guardian shared
Global heating: study narrows range of probable temperature rises https://t.co/5Emjwl1deq
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Global heating: study narrows range of probable temperature rises

Global heating: study narrows range of probable temperature rises

Scientists predict rise of between 2.6C and 3.9C compared with earlier forecasts of 1.5C to 4.5C

On Jul 24, 2020
@ClimateNexus shared
Thanks in part to that annual report — and to mounting pressure from a coalition of climate activist groups — some large financial firms are reckoning with how their dealings are contributing to climate change. https://t.co/ESTpxYs6LY via @grist
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Morgan Stanley is starting to come clean about climate change

Morgan Stanley is starting to come clean about climate change

The finance giant is the first U.S.-based bank to agree to disclose how its investments and loans are affecting climate change.

On Jul 24, 2020
@NRDC shared
RT @Earthworks: 4. There’s no time for half-measures and more #climate contradictions from @GovernorTomWolf. He must change course and take meaningful steps to #ActOnClimate & protect communities from #oilandgas pollution. https://t.co/LYetr9f9H2 @PhillyInquirer #fracking #publichealth
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Governor Wolf has a choice to make about climate change | Opinion

Governor Wolf has a choice to make about climate change | Opinion

He can either lead our state, or he can pursue political expediency at the cost of his climate legacy and the health of Pennsylvanians he’s sworn to protect.

On Jul 27, 2020
@NRDC shared
The U.S. withdrawal from the Paris climate accord systemically affects #BIPOC communities the most. This is an act of environmental racism. https://t.co/v9LQx6hUWg
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The US withdrawal from the Paris climate accord is a racist act

The US withdrawal from the Paris climate accord is a racist act

The Paris agreement threw a lifeline to millions of people of color facing a premature death. Trump is tearing that away

On Jul 22, 2020
@LeoHickman shared
RT @piersforster: Our new paper: Why low-end 'climate sensitivity' can now be ruled out https://t.co/5cf9TNwrR7
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Guest post: Why low-end ‘climate sensitivity’ can now be ruled out

Guest post: Why low-end ‘climate sensitivity’ can now be ruled out

Our findings, published in Reviews of Geophysics, narrow the likely range in “equilibrium climate sensitivity” (ECS) – a measure of how much the world can be expected to warm for a doubling ...

On Jul 23, 2020
@guardian shared
'We have no market, but lots of lobsters': a Maine lobsterwoman fights for her livelihood https://t.co/i0HlPGueV9
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'We have no market, but lots of lobsters': a Maine lobsterwoman fights for her livelihood

'We have no market, but lots of lobsters': a Maine lobsterwoman fights for her livelihood

The fishery is buffeted by the climate crisis and other problems but the coronavirus pandemic has opened a new front

On Jul 27, 2020
@LeoHickman shared
RT @CarbonBrief: NEW - Guest post: Who should be responsible for removing CO2 from the atmosphere? | @CFyson @CA_Latest https://t.co/ljiaqwgQEH https://t.co/u2ELzThQZj
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Guest post: Who should be responsible for removing CO2 from the atmosphere?

Guest post: Who should be responsible for removing CO2 from the atmosphere?

The need to remove CO2 from the atmosphere is, in many ways, a looming hot potato for climate policy. Some worry that it could be seen as a “get-out-of-jail-free card” for delaying ...

On Jul 22, 2020
@CDP shared
RT @thekarmaimpact: A new tool from @CDP estimates how much a business’ reduction in greenhouse gas emissions would support the Paris Agreement on climate change. By @brucerule #SDG13 https://t.co/asyFAWGYNy
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‘Temperature Ratings’ Estimate Effectiveness of Companies’ Climate Change Plans

‘Temperature Ratings’ Estimate Effectiveness of Companies’ Climate Change Plans

CDP debuts new tool to help investors weigh global warming efforts