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The climate change policy with the most potential is the most neglected

On Jul 13, 2019
@CDP shared
To maintain warming to 1.5C, we must actively remove carbon from our atmosphere. That’s why both deployment, and innovation are crucial. The public & private sector alike must deploy tech we already have, while funding R&D into new solutions. https://t.co/tGVjn7jPc8
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Public clean energy R&D is overlooked and underfunded.

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On Jul 13, 2019
@CDP shared
To maintain warming to 1.5C, we must actively remove carbon from our atmosphere. That’s why both deployment, and innovation are crucial. The public & private sector alike must deploy tech we already have, while funding R&D into new solutions. https://t.co/tGVjn7jPc8
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The climate change policy with the most potential is the most neglected

Public clean energy R&D is overlooked and underfunded.



On Jul 17, 2019
@ClimateReality shared
We recently talked to @VICE about the lack of climate crisis stories on television. Shouldn’t the biggest challenge of our time be getting more screen time? https://t.co/HoVnkNdZBX https://t.co/Nwxss1jOUs
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Climate Change Is Everywhere. Just Not on TV

Prestige TV dominates the culture, but it has a big blind spot when it comes to our warming planet.

On Jul 12, 2019
@ClimateReality shared
If we do not stop destroying our home, our home will destroy us. https://t.co/J26aNzS0Vo https://t.co/cUwp9cp9Kb
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Climate change and deforestation together push tropical species towards extinction

Only 38 per cent of tropical forest is 'wildlife friendly' as a result of deforestation, increasing the likelihood that vulnerable species will go extinct, say scientists.

On Jul 15, 2019
@uncclearn shared
RT @eduCCateGlobal: Join our free #ClimateChangeTeacher Academy and prepare for the Climate Change Certification from The One United Nations #ClimateChange Learning Partnership (@uncclearn). Sign up now: https://t.co/Vmra0VF04K @eduCCateGlobal #eduCCate #TeachersForFuture #ClimateLiteracy https://t.co/wYBuL3qLxF
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Climate Change Teacher Academy

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On Jul 15, 2019
@SierraClub shared
RT @Mayors4Climate: Congrats to Pan African Climate Justice Alliance Executive Director @mithika_mwenda for earning the @SierraClub Earth Care Award! His #ClimateAction efforts have impacted Kenya and the world over. https://t.co/4k13bkF5wP
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Climate change activist wins global award

Mwenda has been selected for the prestigious Sierra Club’s Earth Care Award 2019.

On Jul 16, 2019
@CDP shared
@antonioguterres “If we are to create a sustainable future, business as usual is no longer an option & water management needs to be scrutinized”. Read the new policy brief by @UN Water on climate change and water, including data from CDP. https://t.co/k0AQS8FNJC https://t.co/wjWaps9Wp6
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UN-Water Policy Brief on Climate Change and Water

The global climate crisis is inextricably linked to water. Climate change increases variability in the water cycle, inducing extreme weather events, reducing the predictability of water ...

On Jul 16, 2019
@NRDC shared
At the G20 summit, Japan missed a huge opportunity to take the lead on climate action. Learn more from @NRDC expert @hanchennrdc. https://t.co/wiecXMp30P
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Japan G20 Lacked Ambition on Climate Change & Coal Phaseout

Leading up to the 2019 G20 summit in Osaka, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe promised “firm leadership” and “disruptive innovation” on climate change. But the G20 organized by Japan did ...

On Jul 11, 2019
@Revkin shared
I do think if a systems approach is taken to defining #nationalsecurity, vast investments in the old model might begin to widen. Europe made this argument to Trump in '17, as I reported for @propublica: https://t.co/fmpbyckAKr Nonstarter in the short run, but change will come. https://t.co/FLkOIbTyvn https://t.co/YMXgWJ0c30
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Trump’s Defense Secretary Cites Climate Change as National Security Challenge

James Mattis’ unpublished testimony before a Senate panel recognizes a threat others in the administration reject or minimize.

On Jul 11, 2019
@Revkin shared
@drvox I seem to recall some resistance from the #climatehawk community to the importance of filling the huge energy-sciences funding gap after my https://t.co/EIrjRCBt3s piece ran on @nytimes A1. https://t.co/N8uJA3c9Zh 1/ https://t.co/CtehfbU3cI
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Budgets Falling in Race to Fight Global Warming

Though experts agree the world faces a daunting challenge in finding nonpolluting energy sources, research into new technology has declined.

On Jul 11, 2019
@IEA shared
One of the key measures of innovation in climate change mitigation is showing worrying trends, according to new evidence https://t.co/gL8SgBNuBL
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Commentary: Global patent applications for climate change mitigation technologies – a key measure of innovation – are trending down

One of the key measures of innovation in climate change mitigation is showing worrying trends, according to new evidence from the IEA and the OECD

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On Jul 15, 2019
@SierraClub shared
RT @yayitsrob: THIS WEEK - Senate Democrats hold the first public meeting of their climate committee on Wednesday, 1pm. I spoke with @brianschatz about the committee’s goals and how the caucus is planning ahead for possible major climate legislation in 2021: https://t.co/TgJhMoR2ui
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The Plan to Fix Climate Change in the Senate

Democrats are trying to do their prep work now so they can hit the ground running if they win a majority in 2021.

On Jul 13, 2019
@Revkin shared
So prescient> Read up on #Barry surge, rain & high Mississippi levee risk, then explore the June @earthinstitute special workshop on "correlated extremes": https://t.co/3zeGy9lwLN This talk in particular: "Compound flooding due to surge & river discharge"! https://t.co/5fFe1MuBj2 https://t.co/dywQSXkV1l https://t.co/v1o4fpd6JO
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Preparing For When Climate Change Throws a One-Two Punch

The impacts of climate change don’t always come one at a time. A recent workshop focused on what’s needed to predict and adapt when multiple climate-related disasters happen simultaneously.

On Jul 15, 2019
@NRDC shared
Bad news: climate change could make your morning commute a lot worse 😡 https://t.co/oCbiznoCjr
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On Jul 11, 2019
@ClimateReality shared
More and more people are calling the climate crisis what it is: a crisis. Our founder and chairman @algore has been instrumental in making sure the urgency of the crisis is front and center – and we’re working hard to spread the word. https://t.co/A5mpL0MzNg https://t.co/KebUBlZbsd
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How climate change got labeled a 'crisis'

Advocates for action against climate change have been working for more than a decade to label the issue a crisis. The term has now gone mainstream.

On Jul 15, 2019
@climateprogress shared
New study underscores link between climate change and wildfires https://t.co/x0YEoz7qAM https://t.co/4iCTxLwPIT
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Climate change is worsening wildfires, new study highlights

Research shows that warming temperatures are likely fueling more deadly and devastating fires.

On Jul 11, 2019
@WRIClimate shared
RT @ghgprotocol: #NowReading: How corporate America is addressing #climatechange risks https://t.co/djd9ZKkeXe
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How Corporate America Is Addressing Climate Change Risks

Some of the biggest companies worldwide are reporting almost a trillion dollars at risk from the impacts of climate change.

On Jul 11, 2019
@ClimateTracking shared
Read the article by @CenterForBioDiv on how human population growth affects #climatechange . #WorldPopulationDay https://t.co/l5SRDqWblU
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Human Population Growth and Climate Change

Portland, Oregon, for example, decreased its combined per-capita residential energy and car driving carbon footprint by 5 percent between 2000 and 2005. A 2009 study of the relationship ...

On Jul 12, 2019
@ClimateReality shared
The more we talk about the #ClimateCrisis, the more we move the needle on public opinion. https://t.co/M3PGos5aAw https://t.co/3FmnHzhSTr
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Want to do something about global warming? Talk about it with your family and friends

Talking about global warming with friends and family helps them learn key facts about the scientific agreement on climate change and influences their beliefs.

On Jul 12, 2019
@CarbonBrief shared
Found: The lecture that finally convinced David Attenborough about global warming | @LeoHickman https://t.co/zP2Xon6biL #archive https://t.co/gwpobLlejA
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The 2004 lecture that finally convinced David Attenborough about global warming

Sir David Attenborough’s long career as a presenter of BBC natural-history programmes first began in 1953 with a three-part series called “Animal Patterns”.