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Elizabeth Kolbert
I'm a New Yorker staff writer and author of "Field Notes from a Catastrophe" and "The Sixth Extinction."
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Jonathan Overpeck 5h
Greenhouse gas emissions are not the only crisis we need to slow, and then reverse. The world needs coordinated US and Chinese leadership to get it done.
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Elizabeth Kolbert 6h
Replying to @IZarov @kniggem
Let us hope!
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Michael Knigge 9h
It often seems like while McConnell, Barr and Trump are playing raw power politics with Democrats, Democrats are trying to conduct book club discussion politics with Republicans.
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Elizabeth Kolbert Sep 25
The Chevron doctrine doesn't usually make news. But, unfortunately, it's likely to. And that will be a disaster for environmental regulation:
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Elizabeth Kolbert Sep 25
Replying to @PGourevitch
how would we ever know that Trump won "legitimately?" isn't that at the heart of the problem?
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Elizabeth Kolbert Sep 25
I found this story terribly sad:
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Guardian Environment Sep 25
'Sliding towards extinction': koala may be given endangered listing as numbers plummet
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Lisa Friedman Sep 24
Trump Administration To Announce Plan to Open Tongass Forest to Logging - via
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Elizabeth Kolbert Sep 24
I'd like to know who the 1% among D's are:
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Elizabeth Kolbert Sep 23
A point that cannot be stressed enough: via
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Jeff Goodell Sep 23
A holy-shit finding in new paper in : for every degree of warming between 2 C and 6 C above pre-industrial, Antarctica will contribute 2.4 meters -- almost 8 feet -- of sea level rise.
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Gernot Wagner Sep 22
Climate changed. & have talked to two dozen scientists, economists, sociologists & policymakers incl. , , , & me to figure out what's next:
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Andrew Dessler Sep 21
If you don't like all of the climate disasters happening in 2020, I have some bad news for you about the rest of your life.
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Elizabeth Kolbert Sep 20
I noticed today that 2 ' advice columns had questions abt how to deal with neighbors/co-workers spouting conspiracy theories. We are definitely coming apart at the seams here.
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Kendra "Gloom is My Beat" Pierre-Louis Sep 20
This is bad. So much less ice than normal.
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Elizabeth Kolbert Sep 15
Replying to @Emma_Marris
I found a bat corpse yesterday in my barn in MA. It had an open sore. May be purely coincidence, but wonder what is going on.
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Elizabeth Kolbert Sep 15
A ‘Crossroads’ for Humanity: Earth’s Biodiversity Is Still Collapsing
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NOAA Climate.gov Sep 15
The 2020 Northern Hemisphere summer ended the way it began, with blistering heat, as summer temperatures across the northern half of the planet were the hottest on record.
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David Roberts Sep 15
"Warming temperatures and changing rainfall will drive agriculture and temperate climates northward, while sea level rise will consume coastlines and dangerous levels of humidity will swamp the Mississippi River valley." Should be fun.
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