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Monthly report: May 2020

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 204 influencers like The Guardian and grist, discussing hashtags such as #BuildBackBetter , #COVID19 and #LEADonClimate2020.
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The epidemiology of misinformation

On May 23, 2020
@Revkin shared
This plus @philipcball here:The epidemiology of misinformation: https://t.co/NqoksYGSLK https://t.co/r4r19BqFR6
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The disturbing story of how the web is weaving weird connections between hippies, Nazis, Russian agents and the rest of us to spread lies about Covid-19

www.prospectmagazine.co.uk
On May 23, 2020
@Revkin shared
This plus @philipcball here:The epidemiology of misinformation: https://t.co/NqoksYGSLK https://t.co/r4r19BqFR6
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The epidemiology of misinformation

The epidemiology of misinformation

The disturbing story of how the web is weaving weird connections between hippies, Nazis, Russian agents and the rest of us to spread lies about Covid-19

The neoliberal era is ending. What comes next?

On May 16, 2020
@Alex_Verbeek shared
🌍 Don’t miss this one (a bit of a longer read for your weekend) The neoliberal era is ending. What comes next? @rcbregman (you should follow him) in The Correspondent ➡️ https://t.co/w0uik8fnM3 #GreenNewDeal #economy #BuildBackBetter #climatechange https://t.co/bFzgBs5o8M
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In a crisis, what was once unthinkable can suddenly become inevitable. We’re in the middle of the biggest societal shakeup since the second world war. And neoliberalism is gasping its last breath. ...

thecorrespondent.com
On May 16, 2020
@Alex_Verbeek shared
🌍 Don’t miss this one (a bit of a longer read for your weekend) The neoliberal era is ending. What comes next? @rcbregman (you should follow him) in The Correspondent ➡️ https://t.co/w0uik8fnM3 #GreenNewDeal #economy #BuildBackBetter #climatechange https://t.co/bFzgBs5o8M
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The neoliberal era is ending. What comes next?

The neoliberal era is ending. What comes next?

In a crisis, what was once unthinkable can suddenly become inevitable. We’re in the middle of the biggest societal shakeup since the second world war. And neoliberalism is gasping its last ...

COVID, Crude, and Climate: Crisis and Opportunity in the Ecuadorian Amazon

On May 1, 2020
@RAN shared
RT @amazonwatch: "In this time of multiple crises, we are invisible, yet again. But they're planning to open up our territories the second this is over. And we won't let that happen," – @marlonvargas76 @confeniae1 #AmazonMoratorium #KeepItInTheGround #COVID19 https://t.co/EmNgw9sTLo
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As COVID-19 wreaks havoc on lives, health care systems, and economies around the globe, perhaps nowhere has been hit harder than Ecuador. In a country where political, social, and economic upheaval are routine, Ecuador is grappling with a trifecta of tragedy never before seen despite its ...

amazonwatch.org
On May 1, 2020
@RAN shared
RT @amazonwatch: "In this time of multiple crises, we are invisible, yet again. But they're planning to open up our territories the second this is over. And we won't let that happen," – @marlonvargas76 @confeniae1 #AmazonMoratorium #KeepItInTheGround #COVID19 https://t.co/EmNgw9sTLo
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COVID, Crude, and Climate: Crisis and Opportunity in the Ecuadorian Amazon

COVID, Crude, and Climate: Crisis and Opportunity in the Ecuadorian Amazon

As COVID-19 wreaks havoc on lives, health care systems, and economies around the globe, perhaps nowhere has been hit harder than Ecuador. In a country where political, social, and economic ...

Environmental controls key to coronavirus recovery, chancellor told

On May 1, 2020
@guardian shared
Environmental controls key to coronavirus recovery, chancellor told https://t.co/fQzNuydxBc
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Cross-party group of MPs ask for funds to encourage better agriculture, halt deforestation and avoid another pandemic

www.theguardian.com
On May 1, 2020
@guardian shared
Environmental controls key to coronavirus recovery, chancellor told https://t.co/fQzNuydxBc
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Environmental controls key to coronavirus recovery, chancellor told

Environmental controls key to coronavirus recovery, chancellor told

Cross-party group of MPs ask for funds to encourage better agriculture, halt deforestation and avoid another pandemic

I thought I was being safe. Then I found out I had been exposed to coronavirus.

On May 4, 2020
@grist shared
It turns out there’s no place you can be truly “safe” from coronavirus — or climate change, for that matter. https://t.co/nqyvpijbDZ
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It turns out there’s no place you can be truly “safe” from coronavirus — or climate change, for that matter.

grist.org
On May 4, 2020
@grist shared
It turns out there’s no place you can be truly “safe” from coronavirus — or climate change, for that matter. https://t.co/nqyvpijbDZ
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I thought I was being safe. Then I found out I had been exposed to coronavirus.

I thought I was being safe. Then I found out I had been exposed to coronavirus.

It turns out there’s no place you can be truly “safe” from coronavirus — or climate change, for that matter.

Global warming has ‘changed’ spread of tropical cyclones around the world

On May 6, 2020
@meganrowling shared
RT @CarbonBrief: Impact of climate change ‘evident’ in global spread of tropical cyclones | @daisydunnesci w/comment from @DrShuaiWang https://t.co/T8OvbGG2Ge https://t.co/b3DfbzFUX7
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Human-caused climate change has played a role in shaping the spread of tropical cyclones in the past 40 years, a study finds.The number of tropical cyclones originating in the North Atlantic and central Pacific has slightly increased, while fewer have occurred in the southern Indian Ocean ...

www.carbonbrief.org
On May 6, 2020
@meganrowling shared
RT @CarbonBrief: Impact of climate change ‘evident’ in global spread of tropical cyclones | @daisydunnesci w/comment from @DrShuaiWang https://t.co/T8OvbGG2Ge https://t.co/b3DfbzFUX7
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Global warming has ‘changed’ spread of tropical cyclones around the world

Global warming has ‘changed’ spread of tropical cyclones around the world

Human-caused climate change has played a role in shaping the spread of tropical cyclones in the past 40 years, a study finds.The number of tropical cyclones originating in the North ...

Climate action under duress: how Dutch were forced into emissions cuts

On May 6, 2020
@earthinstitute shared
Climate action under duress: how Dutch were forced into emissions cuts @MichaelGerrard says the Dutch case is the “strongest climate change decision ever issued by a court” and the only one that has forced government policy. https://t.co/fzp5JW5ehf https://t.co/OcpbKnOMJo
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Measures taken in response to court ruling have yet to face much dissent, partly owing to coronavirus

www.theguardian.com
On May 6, 2020
@earthinstitute shared
Climate action under duress: how Dutch were forced into emissions cuts @MichaelGerrard says the Dutch case is the “strongest climate change decision ever issued by a court” and the only one that has forced government policy. https://t.co/fzp5JW5ehf https://t.co/OcpbKnOMJo
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Climate action under duress: how Dutch were forced into emissions cuts

Climate action under duress: how Dutch were forced into emissions cuts

Measures taken in response to court ruling have yet to face much dissent, partly owing to coronavirus

Americans are More Worried about Global Warming, and Show Signs of Losing Hope

On May 5, 2020
@YaleClimateComm shared
Hope is one of the most powerful tools in the fight against #ClimateChange: https://t.co/TPGBZn5Cfp https://t.co/IiHCdE7X1o
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  With weather becoming more extreme—including powerful hurricanes, stronger droughts and heatwaves, and increased flooding due to sea-level rise—more Americans are personally experiencing the effects of climate change. It is, therefore, no surprise that this increase in danger is ...

On May 5, 2020
@YaleClimateComm shared
Hope is one of the most powerful tools in the fight against #ClimateChange: https://t.co/TPGBZn5Cfp https://t.co/IiHCdE7X1o
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Americans are More Worried about Global Warming, and Show Signs of Losing Hope

Americans are More Worried about Global Warming, and Show Signs of Losing Hope

  With weather becoming more extreme—including powerful hurricanes, stronger droughts and heatwaves, and increased flooding due to sea-level rise—more Americans are personally experiencing ...

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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. 🌍

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

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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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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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We conduct research on public climate change knowledge, attitudes, policy support & behavior. Posted events are not endorsements.

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

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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

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

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

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

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Institute for Planetary Security | Diplomat | SEI | SIWI | Yale World Fellow | Public Speaker | Photographer | Energy-Water-Food | resist |Climate change

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RAN defends forests, communities & climate through non-violent direct action, organizing & education.

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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?...

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

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Special Representative of @UN Secretary General and CEO @SEforALLorg. Bringing the global sustainable energy movement together at #SEforALLforum for #SDG7.

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