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HSBC breaks green pledge with $340m coalmine loan

Bank had said it would ‘seek to withdraw’ from fossil fuels…
Banks still investing heavily in fossil fuels despite net zero pledges – study

Financial institutions signed up to GFANZ initiative accused of acting as ‘climate arsonists’…
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Living Witness Gathering at Woodbrooke, 26-29 August 2022

All Change!
Making paths on shifting ground

Closing Minute:
We are 63 Quakers gathered from across Britain, with a sense of urgency and under concern.
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If you represent an organisation concerned about this government's culpable inaction, or insufficient action in addressing the Climate & Ecological Crisis and the Sixth Mass Extinction, please lend your support to this great call for climate/social justice…
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A handful of billionaires own most of the corporations, corporate media and social media and practically every major institution that affects our collective and individual quality of life.…
A handful of billionaires have unprecedented control over banking, financial institutions, what’s invested in and what isn’t, the food we eat and the water we drink.
#PalmOilFree in ‘23…
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Dear Twitter, please find a thread of the key #ClimateCrisis points from the amazing Frozen Planet II. I hope you find this informative and useful. Please Like/RT to get the message out there. Follow the thread...
#FrozenPlanet #SixthMassExtinction #ClimateCrisis
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"You see the big event... exciting. And then... you realise that's another piece of ice that's slowly raising the sea level." - Frozen Planet
ACT NOW! TELL YOUR MP: STOP GLOBAL WARMING! Make sure they know it's important + RT pls! #FrozenPlanet #SixthMassExtinction #ClimateCrisis huge chunks of ice falling ...
"Over the last 50 years, the number of Chinstrap Penguins here has dropped by half" - Frozen Planet
The Govt thinks you don't care. ACT NOW! TELL YOUR MP: STOP GLOBAL WARMING! Make sure they know it's important + RT pls! #FrozenPlanet #SixthMassExtinction #ClimateCrisis Image
"The warming of the frozen slopes could threaten the life of perhaps the most famous mountain resident" - David Attenborough. The Govt thinks you don't care!

ACT NOW: Find your MP and tell them you care!

#FrozenPlanet #SixthMassExtinction #ClimateCrisis Image
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If governments are serious about the climate crisis, there can be no new investments in oil, gas and coal, from now – from this year.”
Fatih Birol, Executive Director, International Energy Agency, 18 May 2021

“We seem trapped in a world where fossil fuel producers and financiers have humanity by the throat.”
Antonio Guterres, UN Secretary General, June 2022…
Gone are the days when global heating was in the future. Human-induced heating's wrecking lives & livelihoods TODAY. Every day of higher emissions increases human poverty & misery. Continuing on the path of rising emissions is senseless, selfish and avoidable
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We're in a Climate & Ecological Crisis, Sixth Mass Extinction, a threat to us all. Fossil fuels, though they account for over 80% of carbon emissions produced by humans, continue to be widely used. That's massively destabilising our biosphere, yet our Parliament says/does nothing Image
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My TL is absolutely full of people who look at this graph and *still* want to say “the link is broken” or “the link has weakened” or “the jury is out”. So let me have another go at explaining a distinction that confuses some people (and is wilfully abused by others). [THREAD]
Of course vaccines have reduced the proportion of cases that lead to hospitalisation. I'm not denying that. I've published research about how important it is that we talk about the high efficacy of COVID vaccines, because this could increase vaccine…
That research is published in the British Journal of Health Psychology (it's open access, so you can read it).…

There's a short summary in the @ConversationUK .…

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The world pop'n is 7,850,000,000,000

UK pop'n is 68,000,000

#HS2 will cost £170,000,000,000 at least,
likely several times that

That works out at £22 for each human being on Earth
. . . or £2,500 for every person living in the UK

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THREAD: @TheGreenParty have proposed 10 bills for the first 2 years of the new Parliament.

This 👇 is how we will deliver climate justice🌱, a people's vote 🇪🇺, and a transformation of our democracy 🙋‍♀️.

Pledge 1: Climate Justice💚

@TheGreenParty will demand a Green New Deal that will decarbonise energy, housing, and transport, while providing millions of jobs. We would be carbon neutral by 2030, and we would start now. #GE2019
Pledge 2: People's Vote🇪🇺

@TheGreenParty are the party of Remain & Transform, recognising the EU's great potential in helping tackle the climate crisis and improve the lives of workers, low-income families, and refugees. #GE2019
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