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In 2018, the top types of emergencies people wrote about were HEALTH, HOSPITAL, and FAMILY emergencies. These suggest acute situations of danger at a very personal level. But in 2019, we see something new with CLIMATE EMERGENCY: an extension of emergency to the global level.

The @OxfordWords  word of the year 2019 is 'climate emergency.' Shortlisted words were: climate action; climate crisis; climate denial; eco anxiety; ecocide; flight shame; global heating' net-zero. Never has there been a clearer, starker or more confronting consistent theme...

In today's Nature Briefing: A measles emergency in Samoa, the first global map of Titan and how to use less plastic in the lab. (Thread)

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More than 120 journalists are still being held in Turkey's jails, a global press watchdog says, even after the country lifted a state of emergency imposed after a failed coup in 2016

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Three-time champion back to represent SCDF in global emergency responders competition

The hunger strike next week aims to force global leaders to urgently tackle the “climate emergency”.

The hunger strike next week aims to force global leaders to urgently tackle the “climate emergency”.

The hunger strike next week aims to force global leaders to urgently tackle the “climate emergency”.

The hunger strike next week aims to force global leaders to urgently tackle the “climate emergency”.

The hunger strike next week aims to force global leaders to urgently tackle the “climate emergency”.

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Rather than focusing on finding a political solution to the on-going situation in #HongKong , Carrie Lam uses emergency ordinance to ban masks. The government of Hong Kong should reconsider its priorities if it wants to remain a global hub.

This is a MASSIVE story. Is our media even capable of framing it as the urgent unprecedented emergency it is? Or are they making too much from car and gas advertising? Trump administration sees a 7-degree rise in global temperatures by 2100

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Interesting call with @jagmeetNDP , Leader of Canada's , on @NDP_HQthe  importance of building an international left movement against the populist far right, and how we must work across borders to tackle global inequality, the power of big corporations and the climate emergency.

As many as 22 million people—double the populations of New York City and Chicago combined—could be displaced by global warming this year. When we say that climate change is an emergency, this is what @Ocasi @repblumenauero2018, and I are talking about.

The government has known for years that floods are the direct result of global warming, yet it has failed to tackle the causes or prepare for the impact of the climate emergency. Thank you to the emergency services and RAF who have worked to protect people in Whaley Bridge.

Today I introduced legislation with @Ocasio20 @repblumenauer18 and to declare climate change as a national emergency. And not only is it that—it is a GLOBAL emergency. And we have less than 12 years to take real action. We must have the courage to stand up to the fossil fuel industry.

This week, 40 billion tons of ice will melt in Greenland as the European heat wave moves north -- enough to measurably raise global sea levels. This single heat wave will create a permanent change in our oceans that will linger for millennia. We are in a climate emergency.

Since 1970, humanity has wiped out 60% of animal life on earth. 🌍 This is a planetary emergency. ⚠️ It's time for a global treaty for nature - and a new world-leading Environment Act here in the UK. 💚

Here’s a real national (and global) emergency: Greenhouse gas emissions have started increasing again. We need to urgently step up efforts to solve the climate crisis while there’s still time.

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