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Becky Hoag
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Renata S. Geraldo Aug 21
"In the last half-century, about one-fifth of this forest, or some 300,000 square miles, has been cut and burned in Brazil, whose borders contain almost two-thirds of the Amazon basin. This is an area larger than Texas..."
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AJ+ Aug 8
Human-driven climate change will disrupt global food chains within decades, a new UN report warns. 821M people worldwide are food insecure, and "the cycle is accelerating." The solution: cut CO2 emissions, unsustainable farming, deforestation + food waste. Now.
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Becky Hoag Aug 8
Replying to @rachhson
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Becky Hoag Aug 8
Replying to @rachhson
I thought it was algae in general...and creatures without eyes. 😂
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Katharine Hayhoe Aug 7
And that is why it’s so important to push back on the narrative that “if everyone stopped flying and eating meat we’d fix the problem.” Are those steps impt to reduce our personal footprint? YES. Are they sufficient to fix climate change? NO. We must have large-scale change.
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Caroline Chen Aug 4
Replying to @CarolineYLChen
Lu & Temple tracked 663 young adults. Their conclusion: “the majority of mental health symptoms examined were not related to gun violence. Instead, access to firearms was the primary culprit.”
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Ruth Mottram Aug 1
The starts August as it ended July - 11 Gigatonnes lost on 1st: highest daily total of the season so far Melt season should ramp down over the month but forecast shows warm period continuing next few days
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Greta Thunberg Aug 1
”It is more and more likely that the IPCC projections are too optimistic in the Arctic.”
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Becky Hoag Jul 24
Replying to @rachhson
I’ll keep that in mind next time I see you 😜
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Becky Hoag Jul 23
My hand is dead from scooping gelato at work...time to write long-form responses for 2 midterms.
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Becky Hoag Jul 22
Go Andra!!!
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Becky Hoag Jul 21
I think cats are so weird because they’ve concussed themselves so much as kittens.
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Becky Hoag Jul 19
I’m getting to this level really quick 😆
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Sierra Dawn McClain Jul 18
My story on wind energy is on the front cover of . To write and photograph this, I traveled 477 miles, visited rural communities, talked with bird and bat experts and toured a wind turbine construction site.
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Bloomberg TicToc Jul 17
Genetically modified food might be the key to survival as climate change ramps up and the population continues to grow
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Paul Dawson Jul 14
"To tackle the climate emergency head-on we must ban oil and gas exploration now, and redirect the vast subsidies propping up fossil fuel extraction towards creating decent jobs in a clean energy economy."
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Becky Hoag Jul 14
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Greta Thunberg Jul 12
“The Prince of Wales has warned global leaders they have 18 critical months to solve climate change and restore the balance of nature, ensuring the survival of the human race.”
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Rajini Vaidyanathan Jul 12
An important thread 👇🏽 Many of us take water for granted - but imagine living in a big city, where the taps have run dry. That's the plight of people in one of India's largest cities, . And what's going on there, could affect the wider world too.
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Becky Hoag Jul 10
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