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If the government takes its own #netzero policy seriously, it should announce that this new gas field will not be touched. #KeepItInTheGround
telegraph.co.uk/business/2019/…
But at the moment, the government is like someone trying not very hard to give up fags. I'll just buy one more packet, then I'll stop tomorrow ...
Expanding Heathrow
Putting billions into new roads
Blocking new onshore wind installations
Promoting fracking
Encouraging the exploration and development of gas and oil reserves
This is, ahem, a peculiar direction of travel towards #netzero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050
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Yesterday I wrote this thread documenting climate-related changes I’ve observed on the East End of LI.

It was swarmed by deniers.

Today the local paper, the @EHStar, put an article about these changes on their front page.

And now I’m going to double down...

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Here’s the front page, top story entitled “Waking Up to the Reality of Climate Change.”🔥🔥🔥
Here is the East Hampton Town Supervisor @PeterVanScoyoc noting that his trees have been devastated by the systemic pine beetle infestation of the region.

3/n
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My name is Elsie Luna.
I am here today in Berlin at the @BBC offices,
standing with #ExtinctionRebellion in London.
No, I am not here to beg the BBC
to let me watch BBC programs outside the UK,
but because I want them to declare a climate emergency on the BBC.
1/11
I care about climate change because I don’t want people to die.
I don’t want to have a future
where the planet I am living on
has seas, acidic and rising,
and an atmosphere
full of pollution and space litter.
I don’t want to see all these species go extinct.
2/11
I won’t let that happen.
People say I shouldn’t be doing this.
Really I kind of agree,
it is not my fault,
and the adults should really be taking responsibility.
But they are not,
so why not protect the planet if no one else is?
3/11
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(1) Forget the headlines from the lying, leaking, liberal MSM. Read the official statement here:

whitehouse.gov/briefings-stat…
(2) The MSM critiques of the President's statement focus on peripheral aspects like his use of exclamation marks. Reflect on that, against the incredibly serious points made about Iran, international terrorism, global oil prices etc.

Which side is talking about what MATTERS?
(3) Every point POTUS made was already known to me, & to you, if you've been following actual events & trends, instead of the MSM spin.

YES the murder of Mr Khashoggi was AWFUL & it is NOT condoned by Trump, the US, or me, or you.

A President must consider the whole picture.
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"Embodied energy injustices: Unveiling and politicizing the transboundary harms of fossil fuel extraction and fossil fuel supply chains".

New paper with @jenniecstephens & @stephmalin_soc

Thread (1)

sciencedirect.com/science/articl…
Energy decisions have transboundary impacts. Yet assessments of large-scale energy infrastructure (e.g. EIS) rarely consider upstream/downstream emissions. Justice implications are completely omitted. Net effect = incomplete & flawed energy decisions (2)
The old Salem plant burned coal from La Guajira, Colombia. Fracked gas from PA, USA, now supplies the new gas-fired station*. Decision-makers ignored the ‘upstream’ injustices experienced by both communities. (3)
sciencedirect.com/science/articl…
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Let's start here: Dan Rather does a good job summarizing the Sinclair propaganda facet of Trump's authoritarian regime.
Rump's authoritarian behavior includes subverting democracy, failure to be transparent, failure to be accountable, nepotism, cronyism, and many dimensions of financial corruption.
Trump's authoritarianism includes thwarting the will of congress, obstructing the protection of the environment, and putting property & people & planet at unprecedented risk.

#EPA #BootPruitt #DumpPruit #FirePruitt #PruittMustGo #PruittMustResign
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