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what if a city decides it can live without a freeway
What if a city decides it can live without a freeway? https://t.co/gefOvRZJY5
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russians used coal to sow discord among americans says mueller report
Russians used coal to sow discord among Americans, says Mueller report https://t.co/eBirxW8CA2
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id like to figure out a way to impact humanity as best as i possibly can beyond my typical dk and fart jokes h
“I’d like to figure out a way to impact humanity as best as I possibly can beyond my typical d**k and fart jokes,” he said. Well, Mr. Dicky, I guess you succeeded? https://t.co/mUFxaal7oL
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lildickytweets latest jam earth takes on new and unusual subject matter even for him climate change
.@lildickytweets latest jam, Earth, takes on new and unusual subject matter, even for him: climate change. https://t.co/LPx4xkqhbg
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amazon has been accused of abandoning a much publicized goal of running its data centers on 100 percent renewa
Amazon has been accused of abandoning a much-publicized goal of running its data centers on 100 percent renewable energy — instead focusing its attention on winning business from the oil and gas industry. https://t.co/u682s51gyC
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using an immersive graphics technique popular in video games to produce the clip the weather channel hopes to
Using an immersive graphics technique popular in video games to produce the clip, the Weather Channel hopes to turn climate change into a vivid experience for viewers. https://t.co/Y2AjhuO9FF
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climate change was already worrying enough now a report from the us central bank cautions that rising temperat
Climate change was already worrying enough — now a report from the U.S. central bank cautions that rising temperatures and extreme storms could eventually trigger a financial collapse. https://t.co/oJHPuClIEd
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a new report finds that demand for metals such as copper lithium and cobalt would skyrocket if countries aroun
A new report finds that demand for metals such as copper, lithium and cobalt would skyrocket if countries around the world try to get their electric grids and transportation systems fully powered by renewable energy by 2050. https://t.co/vVod7fxoQM
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and as a bonus implementing new york city s will keep the city in line with the paris climate agreement carbon
And as a bonus: implementing New York City's #GreenNewDeal will keep the city in line with the Paris Climate agreement carbon emission reduction targets. Read the full explainer here ⬇️ (8/8):https://t.co/P1WgHLy1Z2
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if landlords fail to meet targets they will be forced to pay a fine of up to millions of dollars per year but
If landlords fail to meet targets, they will be forced to pay a fine of up to millions of dollars per year.

But the legislation also creates a low-interest energy loan program to help building owners get funding to make these green improvements. (7/8)
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we broke down what climate change will do region by region
We broke down what climate change will do, region by region: https://t.co/EJFQSdZwur
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countries out of parisaccord syria nicaragua united states countries in the accord every other country in the
Countries out of #ParisAccord:
- Syria
- Nicaragua
- United States

Countries in the accord:
- Every
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drought wildfires heat waves mudslides rising sea levels and much much more in terms of climate change the deb
"Drought, wildfires, heat waves, mudslides, rising sea-levels, and much much more. In terms of climate change, the debate is over. The issue in front of us is not a scientific debate. It has everything to do political will."
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california switched on a fleet of high tech greenhouse gas removal machines designed to reverse climate change
California switched on a fleet of high-tech greenhouse gas removal machines designed to reverse climate change by sucking CO2 out of the atmosphere. These machines are more high-tech than anything humans have designed. They’re called plants. https://t.co/51ifbtd8zQ
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the 16 year old activist behind the fast growing school strikes 4 climate action has taken her campaign to the
The 16-year-old activist behind the fast-growing School Strikes 4 Climate Action has taken her campaign to the streets of Davos, to confront world leaders and business chiefs about the global emissions crisis. https://t.co/bzfNPN7DYl
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2017 goals less alternativefacts more climatefacts
2017 goals:

🚫 Less #AlternativeFacts

✅ More #ClimateFacts
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exclusive trump three of his children amp others signed a 2009 letter urging president obama to take climate a
EXCLUSIVE: Trump, three of his children & others signed a 2009 letter urging President Obama to take climate action https://t.co/epDFHpmKB4
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watch seattle disappear into a cloud of wildfire smoke
Watch Seattle disappear into a cloud of wildfire smoke.
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climate change was already worrying enough now a report from the us central bank cautions that rising temperat
Climate change was already worrying enough — now a report from the U.S. central bank cautions that rising temperatures and extreme storms could eventually trigger a financial collapse. https://t.co/nrJm7LN0Ou
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one bitcoin transaction uses as much energy as a single us household consumes in three weeks in total bitcoin
One Bitcoin transaction uses as much energy as a single U.S. household consumes in three weeks.

In total, Bitcoin now consumes about as much energy as Portugal.

And it’s about to get much, much worse than that. https://t.co/3l0bE2mnoa
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