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I keep thinking about two kinds of momentum during this #ClimateWeek2019. On the one hand there's the momentum of climate change. One the other, the momentum of the climate movement that is responding to it.
Each of us, individuals trying to act effectively, are being pushed around by both of these cresting waves and it is intense. It is emotionally challenging to keep up with the changes.
It is strategically challenging. The carbon budget fills up and that inexorably limits some possibilities for the future, while, AT THE SAME TIME....
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It’s #ClimateWeek2019 so I thought I’d create a #MedThread/#Tweetorial of Explore The Space podcast episodes focusing on #ClimateChange.
Please scroll through!
Episode 152 w/ @MichaelEMann
A smashing layout of the current state of #ClimateChange & our response w/tons of resources for us to communicate more effectively. Also a premium @BillNye name drop!
Episode 132 w/ @Jamie_Margolin @ThisIsZeroHour
“The Teenager” (h/t @maryheglar) is tenacious, motivated, and inspiring.
She’s also just getting started!
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It's #ClimateWeek2019, so let's have a THREAD about carbon opportunity costs, since we can't keep warming below 2°C (let alone 1.5°) without halting deforestation - and probably reforesting large areas. How we produce and consume food has a large bearing on what's possible. 1/
In recent years, agriculture and associated land-use change have been responsible for roughly a quarter of total annual GHG emissions from all sectors. The data below are from 2010 (Source: 2/
Those numbers above are from GHG emissions in a recent year. But massive amounts of former forest land have already been cleared for agriculture, which currently occupies nearly half of the world's vegetated lands. And agriculture remains the leading driver of deforestation. 3/
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Sept. 23, 2019 Here are a few stupid evil greedy selfish sick white men, Stephen Mnuchin, Wilbur Ross, Mike Pompeo, & Donald Trump walking out of Climate after only 10 mins for the press OP spouting, he is for clean air & clean water. What A Liar! Read on
Feb 16 2017 Trump signs EO to allow miners to dump their toxic chemical wastes into waterways.
Trump signed an order Feb 16, 2017 allowing mining companies to put their toxic wastes into waterways/our drinking water! The results of that action reported on Feb 20, 2019…
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