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not if it comes from the sun and wind which are now the cheapest way to produce it
not if it comes from the sun and wind, which are now the cheapest way to produce it.
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important scientific leaders issue call for a moratorium on germline gene editing the technology that would br
Important: scientific leaders issue call for a moratorium on germline gene editing, the technology that would bring us designer babies.
https://t.co/cAEoL0uFeF
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a powerful video mobile solar engaged in the fight against pipelines and in the process helping protect indige
A powerful video: mobile solar engaged in the fight against pipelines, and in the process helping protect indigenous women from the violence that too often accompanies oil and gas expansion. Thank you @Melina_MLM https://t.co/uIMtoxzfaq
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nonviolence is hard to explain but so far crop art and sacred corn and a lot of other hard smart work have pro
Nonviolence is hard to explain, but so far crop art and sacred corn (and a lot of other hard, smart work) have proved more powerful than Transcanada's bulldozers. #NoKXL @BoldNebraska
https://t.co/7Uk2Mj8wQa
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i don t even know what a chalkstream is but it sounds like an excellent job to have
I don't even know what a chalkstream is, but it sounds like an excellent job to have!
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so good to get to see all of you and say thanks for your leadership on we go
So good to get to see all of you and say thanks for your leadership. On we go!
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super charged night for me after my reading i got to hang with who did so much to make a reality in the us and
Super-charged night for me--after my reading I got to hang with @havenruthie, who did so much to make #ClimateStrike a reality in the U.S., and the crew from the @usclimateplan who were in Denver en route to the next stops on their massive tour! We all owe these guys great thanks!
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another massive cyclone may dump huge rains on mozambique still trying to dry out from the horrors of those wh
Another massive cyclone may dump huge rains on Mozambique, still trying to dry out from the horrors of #CycloneIdai Those who caused the least suffer the most #hotnewworld
https://t.co/wR2sI8r2VT
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truly fine account of journalism s failures and its real possibilities when it comes to climate coverage by wh
Truly fine account of journalism's failures--and its real possibilities--when it comes to climate coverage. By @markhertsgaard, who's been there from the first
https://t.co/tAqZ7WwetZ
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yo former epa sec gina mccarthy demands her current employer harvard univ divest from fossil fuels the know be
Yo--Former EPA Sec Gina McCarthy demands her current employer, Harvard Univ., divest from fossil fuels. "The know better. Get over it. Move forward."
@DivestHarvard https://t.co/6ySMnjb1FT
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new study if we stop emissions immediately arctic still warms 5c 9f by century s end we re not stopping global
New study: if we stop emissions immediately, Arctic still warms 5C/9F by century's end. We're not stopping global warming any more; we're fighting like hell for a level that civilizations might survive. #ClimateStrike https://t.co/tTzD7E7mFo
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this is a graph of total global sea ice the red line is this year something is very very wrong
This is a graph of total global sea ice. The red line is this year. Something is very very wrong.
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1 irma at 190 mph 2 harvey at 54 of rain 3 west ablaze 4 record california heat 5 donald trump talking at an o
1) Irma at 190 mph
2) Harvey at 54 " of rain
3) West ablaze
4) Record California heat
5) Donald Trump talking at an oil refinery
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i ve never capslocked before but ireland just voted to become the first nation on earth to fully divest from f
I've never CAPSLOCKED before, but IRELAND JUST VOTED TO BECOME THE FIRST NATION ON EARTH TO FULLY DIVEST FROM FOSSIL FUELS. It's a fine day, begorra!
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when scientists protest their picket signs have footnotes standupforscience
When scientists protest, their picket signs have footnotes #standupforscience
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good golly a few minutes ago a boston judge acquitted 13 pipeline protesters on the grounds that the climate c
Good golly! A few minutes ago a Boston judge acquitted 13 pipeline protesters on the grounds that the climate crisis made it necessary for them to commit civil disobedience. This may be a first in America. Details to follow, and go to for some live video
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as we helplessly watch florida suffer today remember that the the fossil fuel companies knew all about climate
As we helplessly watch Florida suffer today, remember that the the fossil fuel companies knew all about climate change in 1980s. And lied.
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huge new finnish study finds planet could run on 100 renewable energy by 2050 and for less money than we pay n
Huge new Finnish study finds planet could run on 100% renewable energy by 2050 and for less money than we pay now.

Or, we could burn up the earth

https://t.co/x5EnKlgTfg
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this is a mind boggling story the fossil fuel industry hired hundreds of actors to pretend they were citizens
This is a mind-boggling story. The fossil fuel industry hired hundreds of actors to pretend they were citizens and testify at pubic hearings against renewable energy. And it worked.
https://t.co/rSuPmMcWJY
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this is big news the world s biggest shipping firm pledges to cut carbon emissions to zero ceo says we will ha
This is big news. The world's biggest shipping firm pledges to cut carbon emissions to zero. CEO says "We will have to abandon fossil fuels."
https://t.co/JMUMwnxSPd
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