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Umair Irfan
Staff writer at covering energy, tech, and climate research. Keybase: umairfan
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Umair Irfan Jan 17
Replying to @MattZeitlin
Stove with no outside venting? Pass.
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Umair Irfan Jan 17
Replying to @B_resnick
That's why I have noise-canceling headphones.
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Umair Irfan Jan 17
Replying to @RA_Becks @B_resnick
I've had good luck with for transcription (fairly cheap), but I usually also type notes as I record interviews and note timestamps. More cognitive strain, but very fast.
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Umair Irfan Jan 17
Replying to @B_resnick
Maybe try speech-to-text? I'd be curious to see how a workflow for that would work and how it could change a writing style.
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Umair Irfan Jan 17
Replying to @drvox
Just send them a link to your twitter.
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Umair Irfan Jan 17
Replying to @umairfan
District Judge Josephine Staton dissented. "It is as if an asteroid were barreling toward Earth and the government decided to shut down our only defenses."
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Umair Irfan Jan 17
Replying to @umairfan
Circuit Judge Andrew Hurwitz explained his reasoning in the 2-1 dismissal. "In the mid-1960s, a popular song warned that we were 'on the eve of destruction.' The plaintiffs in this case have presented compelling evidence that climate change has brought that eve nearer."
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Umair Irfan Jan 17
The 9th Circuit has dismissed the Juliana v. US lawsuit, where a group of young people sued the federal government for profiting off of climate change and violating their civil rights to a safe climate.
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Vox Jan 17
While Australia burns, East Africa has been grappling with catastrophic floods. The cause of both lies in the Indian Ocean.
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Umair Irfan Jan 17
One of the more surprising facts in 's piece on mass timber as a construction material in a piece full of surprising facts: [CLT = cross laminated timber]
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Umair Irfan Jan 16
Just the header photos on my stories this month have been depressing as hell.
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Umair Irfan Jan 16
Interesting to see how Democrats are divided on this
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espnW Jan 14
Standing ovation for the and its players' union 👏👏👏
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Umair Irfan Jan 15
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Umair Irfan Jan 15
Replying to @bradplumer
Did CAFOs or other types of intensive livestock rearing methods play a role here in the reduction of pastureland use?
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Umair Irfan Jan 15
Replying to @KetanJ0
The same conspiracy theory spread in California after it's most destructive fire on record:
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Umair Irfan Jan 15
Replying to @benhulac
Is it useful? Compared to the website?
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Umair Irfan Jan 15
TIL that OIRA has an app. Would be curious to know who actually uses it.
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Vox Jan 15
Bernie Sanders had a good night. Wolf Blitzer did not. Here's what you need to know about the first of 2020.
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Umair Irfan Jan 14
No question yet at this Iowa about ethanol...
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