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Author of *Searching for Zion* and *The Professor’s Daughter*, Prof. @CUNY. Where in your habitat and body are you feeling the effects of climate change?

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https://t.co/IorZjbQ4ONVitally important essay – "We’re entering a Fire Age" https://t.co/x0bIDUnB4H
Retweeted by Emily RaboteauSpectacular drops in the cost of solar and wind + favorable sustainable energy policy = https://t.co/rRVXzX2yVa“Nobody here has realized that the temperature has already increased by 2 degrees,” says Kurt Lanz https://t.co/gGnCzJfO4vLast year saw record-setting numbers of people exposed to heat waves and a near-record spread of dengue fever globa… https://t.co/KfxpW4brrU
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11/20
2019
The racial makeup of publishing is 84% white. https://t.co/aizYcyusPqhttps://t.co/IW96rBOmks“This past May, a judge ruled that Virginia Beach was within its rights to stop the development. The city’s experie… https://t.co/Kcbdze2zPNHaving already read them this one on Wangari Maathai: https://t.co/OhSPfrw6E0I’m buying this for my kids’ classroom teachers to read aloud in elementary school. https://t.co/yXsOvOrP0TKate Marvel is committed to spreading the word about climate change. Her TED Talk on the subject drew more than a m… https://t.co/zT7apwA6mf
Retweeted by Emily RaboteauMuch respect to @MothersInvent podcast - delightful and funny and serious about climate all at the same time https://t.co/zO71Cc9fsD
Retweeted by Emily Raboteau @ellenhagan @nybooks Thanks for sharing, neighbor! @smdadamo Thanks for sharing this, Sarah. @brittwray Thanks for sharing this, Britt.instead of the nyt article on how late capitalism is preventing us from "having" more children, read this mammoth e… https://t.co/9gYbgGb6rU
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11/19
2019
Did you know I have a monthly newsletter dedicated to climate change in art and literature? Nov issue drops this we… https://t.co/ORpjZ8CfOm
Retweeted by Emily RaboteauThread: https://t.co/ALfObgBnsaIf the elephant is 'climate solutions' then some of us have spent lifetimes studying the 'trunk' others the "leg"… https://t.co/UdcL3DEDf7
Retweeted by Emily Raboteau"Shame is worth paying attention to. It teaches us when we're lacking an ingredient required by those who depend on… https://t.co/tz0v1VjVmy
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11/18
2019
Climate is a biodiversity issue. Climate is an agricultural issue. Climate is a race issue. Climate is an immigrati… https://t.co/uJi8owGtu7
Retweeted by Emily Raboteau#Venice is a city I've spent much time in, it features as the home of one of my characters. I've finished a solid d… https://t.co/dCMkfh4wPH
Retweeted by Emily RaboteauItaly has declared a state of emergency in Venice after a high tide came in on Tuesday night, sinking the "Floating… https://t.co/IPyhEjEvMa
Retweeted by Emily RaboteauRita next read a poem about the all-black 369th Regiment, those “Harlem Hellfighters,” who fought in frontline WWI… https://t.co/0aTwSbCrroWe’ve already lost the ice data in the shrinking glaciers at the Eastern edge of the Austrian Alps bw now and 1803… https://t.co/HTFYj4ItDIWe don't talk enough about how insane it is that we use massive amounts of pesticides, poisoning ourselves, polluti… https://t.co/216PB6qxQm
Retweeted by Emily RaboteauIf we've learned anything from the history of the bottled #water industry, it's to not underestimate how aggressive… https://t.co/MDo81DAPZt
Retweeted by Emily Raboteau @ZachLinge https://t.co/lCRLXZEqK3https://t.co/g2ktIew0M0https://t.co/hAx3pvYeKKWhile members of the foreign service testified in Trump’s impeachment inquiry, Gigi declared her thanks, saying she… https://t.co/YNmNqszQYYMapped: How climate change affects extreme weather around the world | @CarbonBrief https://t.co/gPnLhMzoXE #archive https://t.co/AGfRF0RjeI
Retweeted by Emily RaboteauA milestone move this week from the world’s largest multilateral bank @EIB which plans to phase out lending to foss… https://t.co/Thrh81av8h
Retweeted by Emily RaboteauThis year, we've seen some of the starkest effects of the climate crisis yet – and the upcoming UN Climate Change C… https://t.co/xPhye7iq8v
Retweeted by Emily RaboteauThe fire crisis continues in New South Wales, Queensland and Western Australia. https://t.co/wTl7U4r8nQRajapaksa, who in ‘09 crushed the Tamil Tigers. The Tamils, who live in the northeast, most vulnerable to flooding,… https://t.co/YNyfkJ1xYgWe can’t discuss climate change without discussing politics, said Nimmi, just back in the Bronx from her native Sri… https://t.co/84Qd8yG0QbThe brilliant @nimmideviarchy challenging #metoo discourse: “… it will be overexposed and underestimated. Some wom… https://t.co/ErtbgW85D1 @wmuyumba Thank you for sharing this, Walton, and for these kind words.“Photo of an octopus 🐙 splayed out in a Miami Beach parking garage after King Tide captivated the internet ... resi… https://t.co/H2jcveBZYz
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11/17
2019
https://t.co/Nl4azCcB6iI didn't know how on Earth to deal with climate angst so I decided to find out https://t.co/LHtO7cAbof
Retweeted by Emily Raboteau“It would send a loud and clear signal to both corporations and the public that carbon emissions aren’t free... The… https://t.co/TgknRzhVkg
Retweeted by Emily RaboteauActually it is. Period https://t.co/gmwWqVfXX1
Retweeted by Emily RaboteauWater feels much higher than it was yesterday. Rain and wind is up. Horrible. #veniceflood https://t.co/ZXoLVKvZgn
Retweeted by Emily RaboteauPsychologists sign pledge to address climate change — More and more are needed. For our mental health, for resilie… https://t.co/wyO032fGSd
Retweeted by Emily RaboteauA sad and companionable search for solace and meaning in a new language, from the inestimable Margaret Drabble. https://t.co/EoO5Bcgni7
Retweeted by Emily Raboteau @melissafebos @fictionalsejal Lydia Yuknavitch would do it. I recall her licking your shoulder at Red Ink, as if you were made of ice cream.“New York City, an archipelago of more than forty islands, has much in common with island nations like the Philippi… https://t.co/XlKt12lbry
Retweeted by Emily Raboteau @victorlavalle *:WITH HIS WIFE’S MACARTHUR GENIUS MONEY (working subtitle)Could’ve written an entire book about my afternoon with the singularly brilliant Mary Gaitskill. Here is one chapt… https://t.co/cpA0t2B71i
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11/16
2019
also that NYT piece only cites white men as experts. women and POC (and women of color!) work in climate science an… https://t.co/Kf4Mxcxd7C
Retweeted by Emily Raboteau @sarahmbroom @jamelbrinkley of our national imagination and our collective intelligence as a people." @sarahmbroom @jamelbrinkley "And freely you have given to us every word that you have found important to the forwar… https://t.co/nwbUmYmgvh @sarahmbroom @jamelbrinkley from the bidden knowledge of our conscious heart, we find your life work ever building… https://t.co/kH0HAmAW8F @sarahmbroom @jamelbrinkley "The Bluest Eye, Sula, Song of Solomon, Tar Baby, and Beloved.Alive, we write this test… https://t.co/J2HmkWVe0L @sarahmbroom @jamelbrinkley "The legitimate need for our own critical voice in relation to our own literature can n… https://t.co/orcgbQXEmT @sarahmbroom @jamelbrinkley But we resolved this already before Beloved won the Pulitzer, when a group of 48 black… https://t.co/4fhxCwCDA1 @sarahmbroom @jamelbrinkley The resolution was proposed by Ohio senators Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman. According… https://t.co/qToU5nZCQ0 @melissafebos Unless it’s by somebody else. @melissafebos Nay. @ElizabethaRush @brdemuth @twentystoriesla @RI_CRMC @RhodeIslandDEM @rhodeislandsg @RIMonthly Dream team!The resolution recognizes Morrison as “a writer of the stature of other great literary figures of the United States… https://t.co/8bL9ncewOYhttps://t.co/jV658NqQYMhttps://t.co/JT21ht4gyMElizabeth Warren’s new plan would jail lying fossil fuel executives https://t.co/f8JGHbPdkd
Retweeted by Emily RaboteauI’m told getting into elite high schools in NYC is a result of hard work alone. The hard work of paying $200 for a… https://t.co/1VXNzecn5N
Retweeted by Emily RaboteauHonoring the legacy of Rita Dove yesterday @CityCollegeNY @FestivalHughes #Harlem w/ @yahdonisrael @SafiyaSinclairhttps://t.co/pp4w1cR8lhIt's cold outside - where's global warming now?! This short Global Weirding episode explains the difference between… https://t.co/RaCfR2JNqj
Retweeted by Emily RaboteauFor countless generations, Indigenous people have worked with fire to maintain healthy landscapes that are less pro… https://t.co/mjgNUEyLtIPoetic justice at its worst/best: Italian council is flooded immediately after rejecting measures to tackle climat… https://t.co/DhSzgqnkly“In the absence of efforts to curb emissions, the earth could warm by 2 degrees by 2050, cutting global gross domes… https://t.co/2ORiZ3akru
Retweeted by Emily RaboteauServed on a symposium honoring the life, work and legacy of poet Rita Dove for the Langston Hughes Festival… https://t.co/WI7wyZVnmV
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11/15
2019
@JeffSharlet @Avis WTF?"The public doesn't fully see this as a human health crisis. Maybe polar bears were our early indicator-the proverb… https://t.co/hjE9ElLsI4Samantha has serious respiratory issues, said Amy as we waited outside our building in the cold for the school bus… https://t.co/e3WHw4ubjOA @MetcalfURI fellowship linked me w/ @ElizabethaRush & we bonded over shared stories, she in early days of Rising,… https://t.co/rrzfL4R981
Retweeted by Emily Raboteau“We know that it has the potential to undermine the last 50 years of gains in public health and overwhelm the healt… https://t.co/VC2CYUy4mm @Matt_Elia @emilyraboteau @endoftheworldPC Oh and https://t.co/9xgZeW41L2
Retweeted by Emily RaboteauElizabeth BIshop's house in Key West will become the headquarters for Key West Literary Seminar. "The opportunity t… https://t.co/0mn5pL4Vjf
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11/14
2019
This would make my life easier too. Hey publishers 👋- let’s change our demands? Demand using book paper that is not… https://t.co/zbz2qTZTjz
Retweeted by Emily RaboteauI had lunch delivered to my office. A West Indian man brought it and said, "Do you mind me asking, what is this pla… https://t.co/4kxt3um9N8
Retweeted by Emily Raboteauhttps://t.co/GQPk25Yug8 @emmaseppala Thanks for sharing! @KerriArsenault I’m looking forward to reviewing this one.100s marched along the Mississippi this weekend in a reenactment of the 1811 German Coast slave uprising, the large… https://t.co/VxtGvycX3C“The ‘unnoticed insect apocalypse’ should set alarm bells ringing, according to conservationists, who said that wit… https://t.co/ggO3oS1xF7
Retweeted by Emily RaboteauToday is the negative fifth anniversary of when people realize that much of the damage is irreversible.
Retweeted by Emily Raboteau“...staff spotted the first cow on the North Core barrier island about a month after the storm. The others revealed… https://t.co/2iqpjb5P4y
Retweeted by Emily RaboteauThe salmon catch is collapsing off Japan’s northern coast, plummeting 70% in the past 15 years. The fish’s disappea… https://t.co/mBjhrepTr0
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11/13
2019
@rebecca_altman Ugh, I ordered the wrong issue.Redlining often pushed people of color into neighborhoods that were vulnerable to climate change or faced more poll… https://t.co/UI63hohCek
Retweeted by Emily RaboteauGelato and cicchetti are 7yo Valentina’s favorite foods to eat in Venice, which was woken this morning at 6:30 am b… https://t.co/SimV2FHboB @HistorianofArch May I add this comment to my year-long climate thread?I don't understand why more media outlets don't have a "climate" section. Coverage is instead hidden under "science… https://t.co/VH1G96GyX4
Retweeted by Emily RaboteauPATSY is a @oprahmagazine BEST BOOKS of 2019!!! 🤸🏾‍♀️🤸🏾‍♀️🤸🏾‍♀️ https://t.co/dGIQWhKl26
Retweeted by Emily RaboteauCuba’s urban farming shows way to avoid hunger Urban farming https://t.co/wtfDbDVdej Cuban-style, is being hailed a… https://t.co/zU5cQS7Tx6
Retweeted by Emily RaboteauThe U.S left a nuclear dome in the Pacific Ocean and climate change is breaking it open. Over 50,000 people live on… https://t.co/pSpfZJcxER
Retweeted by Emily RaboteauAir pollution currently kills an estimated 200,000 people per year in the US alone and 8.8 million worldwide. Imagi… https://t.co/M4bwT0C726
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11/12
2019

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