Climate

Monthly report: February 2019

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 222 influencers like Climate Reality and Andy Revkin, discussing hashtags such as #climate , #education and #SR15.
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Best articles in February 2019

Are climate models overpredicting global warming?

On Feb 2, 2019
@LeoHickman shared
RT @hausfath: In a rather misleading @thehill article, @CatoMichaels claims that models are overpredicting warming. While observations are a bit lower than the average of the latest (CMIP5) models, they are well within the range of model projections: https://t.co/oI0QP4xkPG https://t.co/XoQiw40HN6
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Averaging up a large number of models that don’t work well is guaranteed to produce an unreliable forecast.

thehill.com
On Feb 2, 2019
@LeoHickman shared
RT @hausfath: In a rather misleading @thehill article, @CatoMichaels claims that models are overpredicting warming. While observations are a bit lower than the average of the latest (CMIP5) models, they are well within the range of model projections: https://t.co/oI0QP4xkPG https://t.co/XoQiw40HN6
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Are climate models overpredicting global warming?

Averaging up a large number of models that don’t work well is guaranteed to produce an unreliable forecast.

How Is Climate Change Affecting Australia?

On Feb 15, 2019
@ClimateReality shared
Australia is having a blazing hot summer, putting all its beauty and wonder at risk https://t.co/6OhYqHhqvK https://t.co/L6qjDlgZJ6
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Few countries see almost every side of the climate crisis as clearly – and have as much to lose – as Australia.

On Feb 15, 2019
@ClimateReality shared
Australia is having a blazing hot summer, putting all its beauty and wonder at risk https://t.co/6OhYqHhqvK https://t.co/L6qjDlgZJ6
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How Is Climate Change Affecting Australia?

Few countries see almost every side of the climate crisis as clearly – and have as much to lose – as Australia.

Love Coffee? Here's Another Reason to Care About Climate Change

On Feb 5, 2019
@insideclimate shared
Worsening droughts and disease have wreaked havoc on coffee crops. Now, a new study says climate change is threatening wild coffee, too. https://t.co/Ro1wPIZzhR
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At least 60 percent of wild coffee species are at risk of extinction, and climate change will make wild Arabica endangered, new research shows.

insideclimatenews.org
On Feb 5, 2019
@insideclimate shared
Worsening droughts and disease have wreaked havoc on coffee crops. Now, a new study says climate change is threatening wild coffee, too. https://t.co/Ro1wPIZzhR
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Love Coffee? Here's Another Reason to Care About Climate Change

At least 60 percent of wild coffee species are at risk of extinction, and climate change will make wild Arabica endangered, new research shows.

Our children’s planet: What does their education have to do with climate change?

On Feb 8, 2019
@WBG_Climate shared
Our children’s planet: What does their #education have to do with #climatechange? It has to do with skills, values and tech. Discover more --> https://t.co/68qsagrdJ6 https://t.co/2ETf0pvu6P
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Photo: Khasar Sandag / World Bank [[tweetable]]Our world is very different than our grandparent’s.[[/tweetable]] In 1950, there were about 2.5 billion people; today, there are more than 7 billion. Overall, people are healthier, wealthier, and more secure. But this has come at a cost. ...

blogs.worldbank.org
On Feb 8, 2019
@WBG_Climate shared
Our children’s planet: What does their #education have to do with #climatechange? It has to do with skills, values and tech. Discover more --> https://t.co/68qsagrdJ6 https://t.co/2ETf0pvu6P
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Our children’s planet: What does their education have to do with climate change?

Photo: Khasar Sandag / World Bank [[tweetable]]Our world is very different than our grandparent’s.[[/tweetable]] In 1950, there were about 2.5 billion people; today, there are more than 7 ...

Hollywood: Can You Get Climate Change Right for Once?

On Feb 4, 2019
@earthinstitute shared
RT @DrKateMarvel: I wrote about how hard it is to tell stories about climate change https://t.co/3CStTleWKU
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During Oscar season, it's good to take note that if we only see climate in apocalyptic terms, we miss stories that are more compelling and more realistic

On Feb 4, 2019
@earthinstitute shared
RT @DrKateMarvel: I wrote about how hard it is to tell stories about climate change https://t.co/3CStTleWKU
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Hollywood: Can You Get Climate Change Right for Once?

During Oscar season, it's good to take note that if we only see climate in apocalyptic terms, we miss stories that are more compelling and more realistic

European colonization of Americas helped cause climate change

On Feb 1, 2019
@dpcarrington shared
THIS: European colonization of Americas killed so many it cooled Earth's climate Also described by @SimonLLewis in his great #Anthropocene book with @ProfMarkMaslin https://t.co/9TMKbRpwV9
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Research finds killing of native people indirectly contributed to a colder period by causing deaths of around 56 million by 1600

www.theguardian.com
On Feb 1, 2019
@dpcarrington shared
THIS: European colonization of Americas killed so many it cooled Earth's climate Also described by @SimonLLewis in his great #Anthropocene book with @ProfMarkMaslin https://t.co/9TMKbRpwV9
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European colonization of Americas helped cause climate change

Research finds killing of native people indirectly contributed to a colder period by causing deaths of around 56 million by 1600

Extreme Environments: Himalayan Climate Change

On Feb 4, 2019
@Revkin shared
@GretaThunberg As nations & citizens work to stabilize CO2, there's an enormous opportunity to boost resilience in Himalayan communities and those downstream. @InsideNatGeo is offering grants for innovative science & storytelling efforts centered on this very region: https://t.co/OaAz72ZsPs https://t.co/j9SDBU5WHn
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Through this call for research, conservation, and storytelling proposals, National Geographic seeks to advance understanding of environmental and societal changes measured in the Himalayas, one of Earth’s highest mountain ranges, which ultimately provides the water resources for one-fifth ...

www.nationalgeographic.org
On Feb 4, 2019
@Revkin shared
@GretaThunberg As nations & citizens work to stabilize CO2, there's an enormous opportunity to boost resilience in Himalayan communities and those downstream. @InsideNatGeo is offering grants for innovative science & storytelling efforts centered on this very region: https://t.co/OaAz72ZsPs https://t.co/j9SDBU5WHn
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Extreme Environments: Himalayan Climate Change

Through this call for research, conservation, and storytelling proposals, National Geographic seeks to advance understanding of environmental and societal changes measured in the Himalayas, ...

It's down to cities to limit global warming to 1.5°C by 2030

On Feb 18, 2019
@tcktcktck shared
RT @climateWWF: It's down to cities to limit global warming to 1.5°C by 2030: @WWFCities https://t.co/vJ1fmlNFoe @WEF
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Cities account for 70% of global emissions – they must start to learn from each other if we are to meet our climate goals.

www.weforum.org
On Feb 18, 2019
@tcktcktck shared
RT @climateWWF: It's down to cities to limit global warming to 1.5°C by 2030: @WWFCities https://t.co/vJ1fmlNFoe @WEF
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It's down to cities to limit global warming to 1.5°C by 2030

Cities account for 70% of global emissions – they must start to learn from each other if we are to meet our climate goals.

Top Influencers

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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.

Follow 344.2k Followers

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

Follow 6.4M Followers

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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.

Follow 74.1k Followers

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Founded in 1845, Scientific American is the authoritative source for the science discoveries and technology innovations that matter.

Follow 2.4M Followers

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Sharing ideas, news and research on climate change and disaster risk management from the World Bank Group

Follow 78.4k Followers

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I'm head of environment at the Guardian

Follow 36.2k Followers

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Natural Resources Defense Council | The Earth's Best Defense

Follow 247.7k Followers

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The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the leading international body for the assessment of climate change. RT ≠ endorsement

Follow 85.4k Followers

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Changing the conversation on climate change. Providing you with a daily update on all things climate: http://t.co/p81UPbOpYf

Follow 15.1k Followers

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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.

Follow 26.7k 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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News and comment on the world's most important environmental stories

Follow 407.3k Followers

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Since 1892, the Sierra Club has been working to protect communities, wild places, and the planet itself.

Follow 268.6k 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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The official World Bank Twitter feed. The World Bank's mission is to fight poverty with passion and professionalism for lasting results.

Follow 2.3M Followers

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Mobilizing the sciences, education and public policy to achieve a sustainable earth. Located at Columbia University.

Follow 86.6k Followers

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We are an alliance of more than 450 global nonprofit organisations working for a strong climate change deal. Follow us for the latest on #climate & #cleanenergy

Follow 40.3k Followers

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We run the global environmental disclosure system for business & subnational governments. Voted #1 for climate research by investors. Founding member @WMBtweets

Follow 23.8k Followers

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Where the conversation begins. Follow for breaking news, special reports, RTs of our journalists and more from https://t.co/YapuoqX0HS.

Follow 34.6M Followers