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US #ManagedRetreat policies + funding do not meet community needs. Many reforms are needed from Congress + HUD, FEMA, UDSA, USACE. Here are 13 recs I discuss at the @EESIonline briefing w/ @sruffoocean @ProfRobinCraig and Lydia Olander @NichInstitute. 🧵Add your thoughts & recs!
1/13 A suite of federal reforms are needed to incentivize state & local governments to discourage new development in floodplains (yes, this is #avoidance not #retreat, but the first rule of solving a problem is to stop making it harder to solve) Text reads: The Rule of Holes: "If you are in a hole, s
1a - According to @Climate Central report on floodplain development 8 coastal states are building as fast or faster in the 10-year floodplain (96% chance flood over 30 years) as they are on drier lands:… Climate Central map showing coastal states shaded according
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Gradually... ⛔#CDR was fringe for years, even as @IPCC_CH sounded the bullhorn

...Then suddenly!
🏁 $650m for @Climeworks
🏁 $350m CDR @lowercarbon fund
🏁 ~$1B @stripe Frontier advance market commitment for C removal

@nanransohoff shares the scoop…
Until this week, the world has collectively bought just 10,000 tonnes of permanent carbon removals - ever.

@nanransohoff and the Frontier crew from intend to spur the market to 6,000,000,000 tonnes by 2050, and there’s no time to lose.

Some great takeaways 👇 @climatetech_vc
"Frontier borrowed a concept from the energy sector - ✨offtake✨ agreements. Suppliers benefit because they can take the guarantee to the bank for project financing. Buyers benefit because they only pay once the carbon has actually been removed."
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@naomiosaka dedicated her life to tennis from a young age and, upon reaching a long imagined first grand slam, she was booed in front of a crowd of many thousands. A goal of recognition lost, together with a very public rejection/disapproval
She told of #depression that followed this loss, and of intense #socialanxiety, the latter focused around press appearances and being publicly questionned: an entirely understandable experience. I have met many other top athletes who share this perception of 'doing media'
Social anxiety is a recognised disorder that causes persistent, intense fear or anxiety about specific social situations: distressing thoughts about being judged, embarrassed or humiliated.
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It’s #Monday, I’m boozing it up at a 4 seat bar, the #barkeep is a long pourer, and I’m all fucking set if I get something stuck between my teeth.👇🙃 #RandomThoughts #drinking #OutAndAbout
Shooting the shit with a friend, she’s proud to be doing well with her plants - unusual for her.

The key was a #video explaining the benefits of pruning.

She needs REASONS. She got them.

Apparently, pruning in a particular manner stimulates growth hormones.
Of course, this led to me initiating a discussion about the #movie I just watched on Hulu, called “The German Doctor.”

The main character was Josef Mengele. #ThisHappened

People, this is why I’m known in my circles as “The Black Hole Of Conversation.” SMTH
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