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Powerful piece in the @latimes on the Marshall Islands, which managed to be wrecked by the 20th century's demons (n… https://t.co/AvAyFgRlyb
11/12
2019
So now Australia's bushfires are so big you can see the smoke in New Zealand. Please be careful everyone https://t.co/iPbmVmGABH @GigiBLamm @enjohnston @laurenduca meanwhile, i have the weird feeling that this michael brown might actually be th… https://t.co/clISWRW0ai @LaurenceTubiana Yeah. There's going to be an archipelago of wrecked economies @laurenduca It's a little known fact that most billionaires got there by writing books. We try to keep secret the f… https://t.co/Yr4WBfqtNvDefeating Mitch McConnell will take a movement. That’s why I’m excited to see Charles Booker consider joining this… https://t.co/DHorp7ZbN3Yet another important cultural iinstitution breaks ties with big oil. Such thanks to all who campaigned https://t.co/7qrwOpNByJWe forget about hurricanes once the wind dies down--but the Bahamas faces a $7 billion recovery, in a nation where… https://t.co/JWU7TXdzlmAccording to the Sydney Morning Herald, today may mark the first day in recorded history when not a drop of rain fa… https://t.co/8of5jnjMxmFor those who love history, the art of close reading, and the serendipity of regular citizens bringing down the rot… https://t.co/3Jg9f8tRBE
11/11
2019
@ChelskiLittle @runmarycain thanks for this @ssteingraber1 8 million cups a day, right? @HighTechAztec @Lindgaard @CherriFoytlin1 @The_Takeoff2014 @TheCondorFilm thank you all enormously--it was a great conversation!
11/10
2019
Insurance companies to CA homeowners: we can't insure your house because climate change makes it too risky Insuran… https://t.co/NXhcMVxQwfMontreal's big Concordia University divests from fossil fuels! I know how long and hard students have fought to mak… https://t.co/Gq9KbQIFzBWhen the UN climate conference got suddenly moved from Chile to Madrid, it got a lot more expensive for youth from… https://t.co/efNejVZrtmNot just visible, larger than life. Thanks for leadership! https://t.co/9FsVti2sR4Can I say, I love movement leaders who have to occasionally take time off to fill out their college applications?… https://t.co/TogXcMqx1qToo much fun to be with a bunch of great youth organizers (including @AlexandriaV2005) this morning in New York. Th… https://t.co/i5Wy82EUIxThere's a metaphor here, I think: Massive flooding strands UK shoppers in a shopping mall overnight, where they're… https://t.co/baKijZ6lKA @divestinvestorg Such remarkable progress, from such remarkable activists!Aussie fire authorities: “We have never seen this many fires concurrently at emergency warning level." A red-orange… https://t.co/J2DjwyBAeBWow, such congratulations. And if you haven't watched this video, you really really really should. https://t.co/65kfneBYrf
11/8
2019
New Zealand passes historic 'zero carbon' bill--many thanks for leadership! @350nz https://t.co/PbZli96JWQ
11/7
2019
85% of the students at Nebraska's Creighton University voted for divestment. That seems like the definition of an o… https://t.co/ZY9NaPTFq8 @ClaraJeffery I covered these elections in Cambridge for years as a young reporter; they are far far fairer, or so it seems to me. @GreenNewsReport @PNosko he 'would have won' in the old kind of election where any one that's not a Dem or a Rep is… https://t.co/UDlRFHgu2VThank you for this witness! This is a crucial statement to be making https://t.co/WF7FUcVsGS @Kevin_Matthews_ been trying https://t.co/Mr9yaVpbPE @Oliva_Nic @exxonmobil @Chevron @Shell @350brasil such thanks to your whole crew for amazing work! @billmckibben @exxonmobil @Chevron @Shell @350brasil Bill, results were good for climate, success for us https://t.co/duObuymDTD
Retweeted by Bill McKibben @janekleeb @BarackObama what an unflagging hero you are, friendNew NASA study finds climate change and logging are rapidly drying out the world's greatest rainforest--setting it… https://t.co/etrmEr6tRqOil giants like @ExxonMobil @Chevron and @Shell are taking part in a massive oil rights auction in Rio today -- dur… https://t.co/mTU6t5YsvUMultiply this by many thousands: people are waking up!! https://t.co/knTAFGisilInvestors pushing huge coal expansion for Bangladesh--which may be the nation most vulnerable to global warming, an… https://t.co/gqIl5MbCpI @DaveZuckermanVT absolutely, friend! here's a place to start: big new study today shows CA and CO have cost their p… https://t.co/cpdHf9fWFE @classroomtools always out in front!Apparently New York City has just adopted Ranked Choice Voting, joining Maine in one of the most important experime… https://t.co/MpEcILN1KWOf all the replies I've gotten on Twitter over the years, this ranks very high on my list of favorites. https://t.co/PrKOzlKFMt @BenWessel @NextGenAmerica @MaryWash @JCole4VA @GhazalaHashmi @VCU thank you for good work! @mzjacobson @howarth_cornell @NaomiAKlein @fefelli @PLudosky @albertinebooks thank you very much for joining in!In California and Colorado alone, state pension funds have lost $19 billion over the last decade by investing in fo… https://t.co/l61LkcGfab
11/6
2019
The right person for the right job at the right moment in history! https://t.co/ky33VIlpoP @glockarmorer Can i just say, this is one of my favorite replies ever @robotwalksinbar @LauriDonahue I think the difference is, one group was measuring the temperature for the planet, a… https://t.co/byotKndQsjMany thanks to @LeedsTrinity. Well over half the educational institutions in the UK are now divested from fossil fu… https://t.co/F1ODEYiqNUApparently we all just experienced the hottest October ever recorded on this planet. And against that backdrop of f… https://t.co/O8tItDffSpMany thanks to @democracynow for their extensive coverage this morning of America's withdrawal from the Paris accor… https://t.co/xDVFCcsGLn @350Pacific Not drowning, fighting!We stand with UVM students fighting for #fossilfuel #divestment. A student club called Organize has been spearheadi… https://t.co/cQio8yaP6m
Retweeted by Bill McKibbenThe Ivies are in revolt--Harvard alums are running for the board, and Princeton grads are holding back donations un… https://t.co/YPEF7E17e8
11/5
2019
This is a powerfully important document: the British Labour party plan for getting banks to stop funding climate de… https://t.co/TvPIaS9lIAHarvard lives in mortal fear that "some Reginald Bearerbonds VI will take umbrage at fossil fuel divestment and ame… https://t.co/L40Ut2ubHS1) the US is not a world leader in reducing emissions--its methane emissions have risen as its carbon emissions hav… https://t.co/E0EimnG9IR @GrnMtChickadee @Janefonda actually, she's stayed put in dc, organizing. @The_Wise_Otter @Janefonda thank you for your work--and realize that everyone who finds a way to help is valuable.… https://t.co/N4auNly2YQ @The_Wise_Otter @Janefonda it is a privilege to be able to work on the great issues facing the world--and many peop… https://t.co/aPouVeHA13 @350Pacific real heroes!Just to say, @Janefonda is a real-world star. Much respect. https://t.co/nda2nzt1K6
11/4
2019
Yep, Maeve is one of the great activists I've ever met. Such thanks for her leadership! https://t.co/502aqYLhhzDelhi's air pollution is now so grave that flights are being diverted due to poor visibility https://t.co/4bIvEHJzz4The plural of 'privilege' is 'establishment,' and Harvard's refusal to take on climate change is a shameful example… https://t.co/3qKLBwL05THarvard's refusal to divest from fossil fuels has turned alumni into activists: today they announce a slate of cand… https://t.co/c0hAuCRG6QRead the plan: insulate millions of homes, install heat pumps, and pay for it largely with energy savings. We shou… https://t.co/fJpxhrdPFI @Strke4Democracy @BernieSanders ok, that's good
11/3
2019
The Brits announced their election last week, and will vote on Dec. 12, which is seven weeks before the Iowa caucus… https://t.co/9KAjDUJSVb @RedWhtBlue fair enough. it would indeed be nice to see some of that kind of boldness on our side!It's a weird system where control of the US may depend on winning Wisconsin--but since that's the system we have, l… https://t.co/zHctLrqSp8Many thanks to the great campaigners at @ZeroCarbonSoc for letting me join in via skype with their divestment confa… https://t.co/C4Q9Fe4tno @RedWhtBlue i get that, and i also know that if we don't fight for what we need, when we win we won't have any mandate to do it @BernieSanders that guy Bezos must really need to pee a lot.Political reality counts But when it butts up against reality reality, it's time for politicians to figure out how… https://t.co/BGjZm4y7hCInvestors in big oil are not just wrecking the planet, they're also losing money. Here's the WSJ today: "Energy has… https://t.co/ZLzBDxZPe8Massive oil spill coats 2,500 km of Brazilian shoreline, even as the country prepares to auction off new offshore o… https://t.co/Cz0OjsD7Dj @XianCw @mcclatchy @KCStar @outsidemagazine 100% right. @RadicalWhispers when we fight...
11/2
2019
Amazing! and amazing thanks to all the activists who made it happen! https://t.co/Zh2u6rNPDx @elijahion too funny!Once again we need to explain why #KXL is still a terrible idea. In fact, 30 ppm co2 more terrible than it was when… https://t.co/g2lLPgJVvH @seachanger @AdyBarkan i guess the part i thought was off key was the part about how she's not interested in saving… https://t.co/9KzZBaBCTr @seachanger @AdyBarkan I think it's fine to criticize people--but the day that someone puts out a carefully researc… https://t.co/rnXjljIlnN @seachanger @AdyBarkan It seems like Mr. Barkan is a responsible advocate? I actually think that Warren, like Berni… https://t.co/dlvZgk40ECIf it works for @AdyBarkan, it works for me. "The greatest feat of public policy jujitsu that I have ever seen...pa… https://t.co/mVHK1dhp0AOkay, @GretaThunberg has good timing: smoldering, smoky Los Angeles might be in a mood to hear her message today. M… https://t.co/BScb9TcOjD @billmckibben That looks like the Joker’s smile!
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11/1
2019
My fave costume this year--she's going as carbon with two oxygen atoms because, at this point in the planet's histo… https://t.co/APjdLYxTHvOriginal Keystone pipeline leaks an "unknown amount" of oil along a quarter-mile swath of North Dakota. It happens… https://t.co/EzkL50XTOpWant something a little scary for Halloween? Arctic sea ice is at a new recorded low for the date. https://t.co/0gEmpSF4hlIt will be so powerful to see the climate strikers outside the courtroom where Exxon is on trial. Join them if you… https://t.co/qO1LRr7eTm @RichardVitty @divestcreighton More than half the universities in the UK have now divested!This video from @divestcreighton in Nebraska really moved me--it's earnest and informed, and should remind every el… https://t.co/DA6ot7OtlrSo many thanks to everyone who has helped out here. There are so many crises unfolding right now, we can’t forget t… https://t.co/dgIpMeyybd
10/31
2019
@jack given where we are in the world today, this qualifies as kind of heroic. thank you. @NoPetroPA @billpeduto @ssteingraber1 @joshfoxfilm @maddow Nice organizing!!!! @suehalpernVT @facebook this is good news.500,000 young people marched for climate action in Montreal last month. It seems like divesting is the least McGill… https://t.co/NETc4xfVF9 @RenewableDoug @joshfoxfilm Writers don't write headlines, and in think I made it clear i love California tooAlong with the legal questions, I wish some lawyer would just ask, 'any idea what happened to the Arctic ice cap?' https://t.co/TwDOchSS0rHere is a very deep dive from @AsYouSow on the staggering problems with #biomass in general and #Enviva in particul… https://t.co/2KwBOCnyHr
10/30
2019

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