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Hey team:

This section of @JayInslee's climate platform is the biggest climate news from the 2020 campaign trail, so far.

And this has been a season of breakthrough announcements.
If you're not paying attention to the interactions of climate risk, risk assessment, insurance, finance, financial oversight, the over-valuation bubbles in unsustainable/ brittle assets, and the risk of a carbon crash—well, then you're not paying attention to the climate crisis.
Some essential context: central banks sound the alarm...

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It is hard to overstate how awesome this is.

I may need to thread, briefly.

jayinslee.com/issues/freedom…
If we're serious about holding the line at dire climate change, preventing a genuinely catastrophic climate breakdown, we need to stop using fossil fuels.

(We need to do a lot more, but that's job #1.)

That means ending the fossil fuel industries.

Now, a presidential candidate's campaign has put forward a set of proposals to do just that:

"Freedom from Fossil Fuels: A Plan to End Corporate Welfare, Hold Polluters Accountable & Transition the U.S. Economy Off of Fossil Fuels"

This is crossing the climate politics Rubicon.
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New York Times reporting that financial market regulator days Climate Change poses major risks

Yes it does. BIG RISKS.

#carbonBubble #ClimateCrisis

Climate Change Poses Major Risks to Financial Markets, Regulator Warns nyti.ms/2IEx50T
"[He] plans to detail the formation of a panel of experts at the trading commission assigned to produce a report on how global warming could affect the financial sector, potentially impacting food costs, insurance markets, the mortgage industry and other economic pillars."
"The report, which [he] said he expected would focus in particular on potential harm to the nation’s agriculture sector, is likely to emerge at a moment when Mr. Trump will be making the case to farm states, [already hurt by] his crop tariffs, to re-elect him in 2020."
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Young climate warriors: This Friday, you may be launching the largest coordinated protests of young people and children in history.

The future you're fighting for? That's what I've spent my life working to see.

I'd like to share some truths, from an old warrior to younger ones.
1. First, you're right. You're right to strike; you're right to march; you're right to feel your fear and rage and longing for a better world.

You are the victims of a monstrous intergenerational crime, and you are as right as humans can be to demand justice.
2. You are so right that—even though I'm a tough-skinned veteran of three decades of this fight—your truth brings tears to my eyes.

You should know that there are millions of older people whose hearts are with you.

You should know you are not, in any way, alone.
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