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Monthly report: October 2020

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 174 influencers like Climate Home News and Yale Environment 360, discussing hashtags such as #climateaction , #forests and #climatecrisis.
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A powerful climate tool: Let forests regrow naturally

On Oct 24, 2020
@nature_org shared
RT @LynnScarlett1: There are many ways trees can help combat climate change, but one of the cheapest and easiest strategies is to let forests grow naturally. More in @nature_org and @WorldResources’s new @thehill oped. https://t.co/YR2uVTyA0B
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When thinking about planting new trees, we should first ask whether it’s worth the extra time, money and labor to focus only on replanting when nature has been growing trees for millennia without our help.

thehill.com
On Oct 24, 2020
@nature_org shared
RT @LynnScarlett1: There are many ways trees can help combat climate change, but one of the cheapest and easiest strategies is to let forests grow naturally. More in @nature_org and @WorldResources’s new @thehill oped. https://t.co/YR2uVTyA0B
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A powerful climate tool: Let forests regrow naturally

A powerful climate tool: Let forests regrow naturally

When thinking about planting new trees, we should first ask whether it’s worth the extra time, money and labor to focus only on replanting when nature has been growing trees for millennia ...

First climate case reaches Brazil’s Supreme Court

On Oct 1, 2020
@ret_ward shared
RT @JoanaSetzer: Courts in search of the facts. In this short piece I summarise the first climate case to reach Brazil's Supreme Court, and the importance of the public hearing convened last week by Justice @LRobertoBarroso https://t.co/876cbCPvFr
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The first climate case to reach the Supreme Court in Brazil had its public hearing in September. Joana Setzer, who made a presentation to the hearing, reports from the Court and considers the case’s wider significance

www.lse.ac.uk
On Oct 1, 2020
@ret_ward shared
RT @JoanaSetzer: Courts in search of the facts. In this short piece I summarise the first climate case to reach Brazil's Supreme Court, and the importance of the public hearing convened last week by Justice @LRobertoBarroso https://t.co/876cbCPvFr
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First climate case reaches Brazil’s Supreme Court

First climate case reaches Brazil’s Supreme Court

The first climate case to reach the Supreme Court in Brazil had its public hearing in September. Joana Setzer, who made a presentation to the hearing, reports from the Court and considers ...

Why we’re more confident than ever that climate change is driving disasters

On Oct 1, 2020
@ClimatePower shared
Historic fires. Record-breaking hurricanes. Deadly heat waves. Scientists agree: America's extreme weather disasters are fueled by the #climatecrisis and Trump's refusal to tackle it head-on. https://t.co/ZyakLipK8S
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The emerging field of climate attribution helps explain the wildfires and hurricanes of 2020.

www.vox.com
On Oct 1, 2020
@ClimatePower shared
Historic fires. Record-breaking hurricanes. Deadly heat waves. Scientists agree: America's extreme weather disasters are fueled by the #climatecrisis and Trump's refusal to tackle it head-on. https://t.co/ZyakLipK8S
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Why we’re more confident than ever that climate change is driving disasters

Why we’re more confident than ever that climate change is driving disasters

The emerging field of climate attribution helps explain the wildfires and hurricanes of 2020.

Zombie storms are rising from the dead thanks to climate change

On Oct 1, 2020
@ClimateReality shared
Right when you thought 2020 couldn’t get much worse, the climate crisis is helping to create “zombie storms.” https://t.co/6qGEXPXWlt https://t.co/xzbJKPvKJH
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2020 presents to you... "zombie storms."

www.space.com
On Oct 1, 2020
@ClimateReality shared
Right when you thought 2020 couldn’t get much worse, the climate crisis is helping to create “zombie storms.” https://t.co/6qGEXPXWlt https://t.co/xzbJKPvKJH
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Both Parties Used to Love the Carbon Tax. So Why Are They Giving up on It?

On Oct 2, 2020
@YaleClimateComm shared
The idea of a carbon tax has garnered bipartisan support in the past. Now, both Republicans and Democrats seem to be moving away from it: https://t.co/ScVbRlYprw via @MotherJones https://t.co/H8LFq0C78h
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"Carbon pricing is not a silver bullet."

www.motherjones.com
On Oct 2, 2020
@YaleClimateComm shared
The idea of a carbon tax has garnered bipartisan support in the past. Now, both Republicans and Democrats seem to be moving away from it: https://t.co/ScVbRlYprw via @MotherJones https://t.co/H8LFq0C78h
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Business leaders demonstrate climate Ambition, Action and Advocacy

On Oct 2, 2020
@ClimateHome shared
RT @WMBtweets: As part of #RaceToZero, leading companies @Orsted @LafargeHolcim @biogen @brambleslimited are reinforcing their commitment to bold climate action, demonstrating how a growing number of businesses are helping to create a resilient zero-carbon recovery: https://t.co/NkCJ2L8UVw
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At Climate Week NYC, leading companies are reinforcing their commitment to bold climate action as part of the Race to Zero.

On Oct 2, 2020
@ClimateHome shared
RT @WMBtweets: As part of #RaceToZero, leading companies @Orsted @LafargeHolcim @biogen @brambleslimited are reinforcing their commitment to bold climate action, demonstrating how a growing number of businesses are helping to create a resilient zero-carbon recovery: https://t.co/NkCJ2L8UVw
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Business leaders demonstrate climate Ambition, Action and Advocacy

Business leaders demonstrate climate Ambition, Action and Advocacy

At Climate Week NYC, leading companies are reinforcing their commitment to bold climate action as part of the Race to Zero.

A second Trump term would be 'game over' for the climate, says top scientist

On Oct 2, 2020
@ClimateDesk shared
Michael Mann, one of the world’s most eminent climate experts, says Earth’s future ‘is in the hands of American citizens.’ https://t.co/TOAHD8juld
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Michael Mann, one of the world’s most eminent climate experts, says Earth’s future ‘is in the hands of American citizens’

www.theguardian.com
On Oct 2, 2020
@ClimateDesk shared
Michael Mann, one of the world’s most eminent climate experts, says Earth’s future ‘is in the hands of American citizens.’ https://t.co/TOAHD8juld
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A second Trump term would be 'game over' for the climate, says top scientist

A second Trump term would be 'game over' for the climate, says top scientist

Michael Mann, one of the world’s most eminent climate experts, says Earth’s future ‘is in the hands of American citizens’

Sorry, but the Virus Shows Why There Won’t Be Global Action on Climate Change

On Oct 2, 2020
@YaleE360 shared
The same difficulties that have prevented an efficient Covid-19 response will continue to hinder an effective response to climate change, details @JasonBordoff in @ForeignPolicy. https://t.co/hPuTTuehJ5
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Extreme measures to fight the coronavirus have raised activists’ hopes for similarly drastic action on global warming. Here’s why they’re wrong.

foreignpolicy.com
On Oct 2, 2020
@YaleE360 shared
The same difficulties that have prevented an efficient Covid-19 response will continue to hinder an effective response to climate change, details @JasonBordoff in @ForeignPolicy. https://t.co/hPuTTuehJ5
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Sorry, but the Virus Shows Why There Won’t Be Global Action on Climate Change

Sorry, but the Virus Shows Why There Won’t Be Global Action on Climate Change

Extreme measures to fight the coronavirus have raised activists’ hopes for similarly drastic action on global warming. Here’s why they’re wrong.

Top Influencers

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The only truly global climate news website || Online Media Award winner, Specialist/Local News Site of the Year 2018

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An online magazine offering reporting, analysis, and opinion on global environmental issues. Published at the Yale School of the Environment.

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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. 🌍 Subscribe to The Beacon 🌱: https://t.co/571GxVGzzq

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

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Sustainability nonprofit working with the most influential investors and companies to build leadership and drive solutions throughout the economy.

Follow 49.4k Followers

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Our mission is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. Working in 79 countries and territories, all 50 U.S. states and your backyard.

Follow 979.9k Followers

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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 536.4k Followers

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

Follow 64.7k Followers

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The need for independent journalism has never been greater. Become a Guardian supporter: https://t.co/gWyuUVlObq

Follow 9.2M Followers

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Advancing transformative climate solutions. Analysis, insight, and research on climate change from WRI Climate at @WorldResources.

Follow 54.6k Followers

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

Follow 177.8k 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.

Follow 12.1k Followers

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LSE's world-leading centre for policy-relevant research & training in climate change & the environment, chaired by Lord Nicholas Stern. Tweets by Merlin Sibley.

Follow 16.9k Followers

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Journalist with Thomson Reuters Foundation. Feminist who cares about climate change, aid, sustainable development and resilience

Follow 9.2k Followers

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Husband & Dad. Advocate for social justice, sustainability & tackling the climate crisis. Work at Ceres, a nonprofit organization. @CeresNews Tweets=mine.

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News tips? Share them here: https://t.co/ghL9OoYKMM

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Taking our understanding and awareness of the world further for more than 130 years

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I'm Environment Editor at the Guardian - DMs open

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Changing the conversation on climate change. Our daily update on all things climate: https://t.co/vwuFbhSPWX. IG: https://t.co/HeoBWcQFmF

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Changing the politics of climate by putting Trump on defense, pushing candidates to speak out, and empowering you to demand action. We believe in science.

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