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Monthly report: April 2020

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 168 influencers like Guardian Environment and The Guardian, discussing hashtags such as #COVID19 , #COP26 and #oil.
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Best articles in April 2020

Will the coronavirus kill the oil industry and help save the climate?

On Apr 1, 2020
@guardianeco shared
RT @dpcarrington: Will #coronavirus kill the #oil industry and help save the climate? - Sector is 'broken' 'hellscape" due to plunging demand + price war - Peak demand is being brought forward - 2019 may even end up being peak CO2 Story by me @JH_Ambrose @mrmatthewtaylor https://t.co/wNpuSU25Pe
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Analysts say the coronavirus and a savage price war means the oil and gas sector will never be the same again

www.theguardian.com
On Apr 1, 2020
@guardianeco shared
RT @dpcarrington: Will #coronavirus kill the #oil industry and help save the climate? - Sector is 'broken' 'hellscape" due to plunging demand + price war - Peak demand is being brought forward - 2019 may even end up being peak CO2 Story by me @JH_Ambrose @mrmatthewtaylor https://t.co/wNpuSU25Pe
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Will the coronavirus kill the oil industry and help save the climate?

Will the coronavirus kill the oil industry and help save the climate?

Analysts say the coronavirus and a savage price war means the oil and gas sector will never be the same again

Today Google stops funding climate change deniers

On Apr 2, 2020
@ClimateTracking shared
Along with a zero tolerance policy for climate change denial among its partners, @google listed 4 main #climategoals. #climatechange #google #climateemergency https://t.co/I7lieFqerH
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The COVID-19 pandemic has caused Google to rethink our responsibility in another global crisis, and today we are immediately ending our funding of all climate change-denying organizations.

agreenergoogle.com
On Apr 2, 2020
@ClimateTracking shared
Along with a zero tolerance policy for climate change denial among its partners, @google listed 4 main #climategoals. #climatechange #google #climateemergency https://t.co/I7lieFqerH
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Today Google stops funding climate change deniers

Today Google stops funding climate change deniers

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused Google to rethink our responsibility in another global crisis, and today we are immediately ending our funding of all climate change-denying organizations.

Cancer Alley: fury as new chemical plant rises in town battling toxic pollution

On Apr 2, 2020
@ClimateDesk shared
Plastics factory will not only contribute to pollution in Louisiana town of Gramercy, but will also be a significant source of greenhouse gas emissions. https://t.co/VAtTicdFhs
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Plastics factory will not only contribute to pollution in heavily polluted Louisiana town, but will also be a significant source of greenhouse gas emissions

www.theguardian.com
On Apr 2, 2020
@ClimateDesk shared
Plastics factory will not only contribute to pollution in Louisiana town of Gramercy, but will also be a significant source of greenhouse gas emissions. https://t.co/VAtTicdFhs
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Cancer Alley: fury as new chemical plant rises in town battling toxic pollution

Cancer Alley: fury as new chemical plant rises in town battling toxic pollution

Plastics factory will not only contribute to pollution in heavily polluted Louisiana town, but will also be a significant source of greenhouse gas emissions

Climate Science Deniers Use Coronavirus to Downplay Environmental Threats

On Apr 1, 2020
@ret_ward shared
An excellent round-up of how climate change deniers are currently trying to mislead the public and policy-makers about the risks of COVD-19 and to use the pandemic to push their extreme agenda https://t.co/4b3XYJyLfd
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Commentators known to spread disinformation on climate change are using the COVID-19 pandemic to downplay the threat of environmental crises and undermine action, DeSmog analysis has found.

www.desmog.co.uk
On Apr 1, 2020
@ret_ward shared
An excellent round-up of how climate change deniers are currently trying to mislead the public and policy-makers about the risks of COVD-19 and to use the pandemic to push their extreme agenda https://t.co/4b3XYJyLfd
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Climate Science Deniers Use Coronavirus to Downplay Environmental Threats

Climate Science Deniers Use Coronavirus to Downplay Environmental Threats

Commentators known to spread disinformation on climate change are using the COVID-19 pandemic to downplay the threat of environmental crises and undermine action, DeSmog analysis has found.

With the Coronavirus, It’s Again Trump vs. Mother Nature

On Apr 1, 2020
@WRIClimate shared
A roundup of news about #COVID19 & #climatechange: @WorldBank: Sustainable recovery📈 https://t.co/8cALdwkNmo @nytimes: Trump vs Mother Nature🌎 https://t.co/Nfts8ta1zU @thehill: US rolling back car standards under COVID of darkness🚗 https://t.co/Tu2QvaRpzK #ClimateTwitter
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The president’s failure to understand his limits is very costly.

www.nytimes.com
On Apr 1, 2020
@WRIClimate shared
A roundup of news about #COVID19 & #climatechange: @WorldBank: Sustainable recovery📈 https://t.co/8cALdwkNmo @nytimes: Trump vs Mother Nature🌎 https://t.co/Nfts8ta1zU @thehill: US rolling back car standards under COVID of darkness🚗 https://t.co/Tu2QvaRpzK #ClimateTwitter
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With the Coronavirus, It’s Again Trump vs. Mother Nature

With the Coronavirus, It’s Again Trump vs. Mother Nature

The president’s failure to understand his limits is very costly.

Trump’s Fuel Efficiency Reduction Would Be Largest Anti-Climate Rollback Ever

On Apr 1, 2020
@insideclimate shared
Less efficient cars means fewer jobs, the Trump administration admits. But it went ahead anyway with its most consequential retreat yet on climate policy. https://t.co/BOGtNvfi5C
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The more stringent standard for passenger vehicles passed under the Obama administration would have saved 6 billion tons of greenhouse gases.

insideclimatenews.org
On Apr 1, 2020
@insideclimate shared
Less efficient cars means fewer jobs, the Trump administration admits. But it went ahead anyway with its most consequential retreat yet on climate policy. https://t.co/BOGtNvfi5C
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Trump’s Fuel Efficiency Reduction Would Be Largest Anti-Climate Rollback Ever

Trump’s Fuel Efficiency Reduction Would Be Largest Anti-Climate Rollback Ever

The more stringent standard for passenger vehicles passed under the Obama administration would have saved 6 billion tons of greenhouse gases.

Coronavirus postpones crucial U.N. climate conference

On Apr 1, 2020
@grist shared
The next U.N. climate conference has been postponed due to coronavirus. https://t.co/FBSW8Shnaq
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The conference will be held instead in 2021.

grist.org
On Apr 1, 2020
@grist shared
The next U.N. climate conference has been postponed due to coronavirus. https://t.co/FBSW8Shnaq
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Coronavirus postpones crucial U.N. climate conference

Coronavirus postpones crucial U.N. climate conference

The conference will be held instead in 2021.

Governments urged not to shirk climate action after summit delay

On Apr 2, 2020
@WorldResources shared
RT @TRF_Climate: "A postponed meeting should not mean postponed global action on climate change," says @LDCChairUNFCCC on #COP26 delay amid #CoronavirusPandemic @IIED @WorldResources @UNFCCC @UCSUSA @UNDPClimate #COVID19 https://t.co/vKqdyLFGEW
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Coronavirus forces postponement of COP26 conference but efforts to tackle global warming remain urgent - especially for the poor

news.trust.org
On Apr 2, 2020
@WorldResources shared
RT @TRF_Climate: "A postponed meeting should not mean postponed global action on climate change," says @LDCChairUNFCCC on #COP26 delay amid #CoronavirusPandemic @IIED @WorldResources @UNFCCC @UCSUSA @UNDPClimate #COVID19 https://t.co/vKqdyLFGEW
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Governments urged not to shirk climate action after summit delay

Governments urged not to shirk climate action after summit delay

Coronavirus forces postponement of COP26 conference but efforts to tackle global warming remain urgent - especially for the poor

Top Influencers

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News and comment on the world's most important environmental stories

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The world's leading liberal voice since 1821. Find us on Instagram https://t.co/tXj8S3ioRV

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Mobilizing investor and business leadership for a sustainable world. Tweets are not endorsements.

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Founded by @algore, we’re bringing the world together to stop climate change and create a healthy and prosperous future powered by clean energy.

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Website dedicated to analysis and fact-checking of energy policy and climate change science, with a focus on the UK.

Follow 30.3k Followers

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Director/editor of @CarbonBrief. Served 16 years at the Guardian. Author of A Life Stripped Bare, The Final Call, Will Jellyfish Rule the World?...

Follow 12.5k Followers

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A nonprofit news org for people who want a planet that doesn’t burn and a future that doesn’t suck. 🌍

Follow 209.7k Followers

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A journalistic collaboration dedicated to exploring the impact—human, environmental, economic, political—of a changing climate.

Follow 113.5k Followers

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Updates from World Resources Institute's Climate Program

Follow 23.2k Followers

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Husband/Dad. Advocate for social justice, sustainable development, clean energy & tackling climate change. Work at nonprofit @CeresNews. Tweets=mine.

Follow 13.7k Followers

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I'm head of environment at the Guardian

Follow 36.2k Followers

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We're a platform for young people tracking our countries' roles in #UNFCCC / #climate negotiations. Fighting for our future. Proud part of @tcktcktck.

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Pursuing progress on a finite, fast-forward planet at @propublica.The rest? Family, friends, hikes, books https://t.co/DmavG57ihz, songs https://t.co/7Jew6ToJxQ

Follow 78.7k Followers

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Policy and Communications Director at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at LSE. But these views are my own.

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InsideClimate News is a Pulitzer-winning non-profit, non-partisan news organization that covers clean energy, carbon energy, nuclear energy and climate science.

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Climate change, energy, food, forests, water, sustainable cities, governance, finance, business, economics. Tweet/Like ≠ endorsement. Tweets by @lauraleedooley

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Journalist with Thomson Reuters Foundation, editor of https://t.co/W4uIrEiIgh. Feminist who cares about aid, development, resilience and climate issues

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Daily low carbon economy news, facts, live events & #ClimateTV leader interviews. Follow #CWNYC #RE100 #EP100 and #StatesandRegions

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International Institute for Environment and Development: Conducts policy research on climate change, natural resources, sustainable markets & human settlements

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Stockholm Environment Institute climate & policy research team, working at 7 centres worldwide. We post highlights of our work & interesting items we encounter.

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