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Emily Atkin @emorwee Washington, DC

Writer of HEATED, a newsletter about the climate crisis. Contributor @newrepublic. Equal opportunity garbage collector. Tips: emily@heated.world

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Joined Twitter 1/16/09


Hey, today’s BA newsletter out! I made a video of the Mercury pre-transit that’s pretty cool IIDSSM, I plug… https://t.co/wcuknCKoU1
Retweeted by Emily Atkin @BadAstronomer Phil, this is so incredibly kind. Thank you!I agree with what @emorwee wrote in her HEATED newsletter about Bill Gates > "If you are worth $100 billion, and yo… https://t.co/Cuy0BIodnN
Retweeted by Emily AtkinWhy Hawaii is taking Big Oil to court by @emorwee https://t.co/QkQs5DapN0 #ClimateCrisis #Hawaii
Retweeted by Emily Atkin @nytopinion @NaomiOreskes @ErikMConway @GeoffreySupran @J_Farrell @RBrulle @YaleClimateComm Dear @nytopinion: It’s… https://t.co/izmYCUIorD
Retweeted by Emily Atkin @nytopinion @NaomiOreskes @ErikMConway @GeoffreySupran @J_Farrell @RBrulle @YaleClimateComm Again: the reason why p… https://t.co/vBhw7I2Jnc
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11/11
2019
Thread on the insipid “moral case for fossil fuels” that @emorwee wrote about. https://t.co/dHmr2984WZ
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11/10
2019
Big Oil getting worried? Their ad spending is up. Way up. Exxon paid to reach 1.5 million twitter users in 2019 wi… https://t.co/ZdIqLi2G2e
Retweeted by Emily Atkin2018 me: billionaires are a policy failure but at least Bill Gates, Michael Bloomberg, and Tom Steyer have tried to… https://t.co/QE53ISndBD
Retweeted by Emily Atkin @leahstokes @amywestervelt @DavidPomerantz @narayansub @evanlweber @erinoverturf @meganlickley @Tamaraity @greenprofgreen @MaryHeglar ❤️🙏 @dceiver @linzsports ❤️🙏❤️
11/8
2019
16°C to 28°C warmer than normal is...not normal. https://t.co/IN7hnHwW4A
Retweeted by Emily Atkin#notallbillionaires https://t.co/RBrFiQVKK5I just spoke with Lindsay about this this phenomenally powerful piece. You'll be able to read our conversation, an… https://t.co/IvLitoDk16
Retweeted by Emily Atkin @MariahCBlake You are in love with water obviouslythis is real good stuff @SubstackInc “There’s a lot of talk in and around the news industry about what can be don… https://t.co/EN7JgJZGy1
Retweeted by Emily Atkin @zentouro 😍🙏 @JuddLegum @SubstackInc @linzsports https://t.co/urwQA5RlsL.@SubstackInc is a venture-backed company that is trying to HELP WRITERS THRIVE instead of crushing them They just… https://t.co/NpIyS34VwI
Retweeted by Emily AtkinToday is the birth of the @SubstackInc Fellowship for Independent Writers. All hail the kings of the passion econo… https://t.co/9a5LboS8ts
Retweeted by Emily Atkin @eacrunden @linzsports <3 <3So excited to be part of this group of incredible writers, and part of @Substack's first fellowship program. I tr… https://t.co/UzBxIAVZ78I am getting some flack for criticizing Bill Gates. Some readers think I should not be going after him, and should… https://t.co/g7YJGtZnW9Climate denying billionaires don't care whether political giving is undemocratic. And that's why they keep winning,… https://t.co/5n20ohqtFKGates says he doesn't contribute to political campaigns because he thinks that kind of influence by billionaires is… https://t.co/IruQjsLNYQGates gives a lot of money/spends a lot of time on climate research and innovation. But that giving loses meaning a… https://t.co/RsVYL5ugG3Gates' refusal to publicly pick Warren over Trump is getting a lot of play, but I'm more concerned by Gates' aversi… https://t.co/2kcatxLyREBill Gates likely considers himself a climate activist. Yet he refuses to say if he’d vote for a candidate w/ an… https://t.co/yCvLa3Fz51Bill Gates is no friend to the climate by @emorwee https://t.co/qnOVMh60A7
Retweeted by Emily Atkin @RobertJohnEd With all due respect, fuck professionalism"If H&M really want to move towards a sustainable future, they kind of have to not exist. " Writes... The FT. Som… https://t.co/itKw3hk476
Retweeted by Emily AtkinI'm always happy to meet with people, even if we have different views. @BillGates, if we get the chance, I'd love t… https://t.co/6xLUuJcsIN
Retweeted by Emily AtkinThe fact that each random billionaire’s thoughts on Elizabeth Warren is a news story is itself a powerful demonstra… https://t.co/5nCgQPmT7J
Retweeted by Emily AtkinThis James O'Keefe wannabe is trying to get me to report a fake story about his friend "Dustin" who won a contest t… https://t.co/iITJ5NLrnE
Retweeted by Emily AtkinUPDATE: A heavily-promoted contest to win breakfast with President Trump in New York City on September 26 was a fra… https://t.co/8khIEkZJMY
Retweeted by Emily AtkinLol remember when CAP did union busting https://t.co/FWwD2N4GvOTom Steyer: billionaire who bought his way on stage and whose campaign was caught stealing from Kamala Harris—quali… https://t.co/r5ILMNXRZp
Retweeted by Emily AtkinTo anyone who still accepts ad money from fossil fuel companies: Is it worth it? These companies are willingly dest… https://t.co/gbfLtEisLH
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11/7
2019
Bill Gates ... you fuckin serious? https://t.co/OqlnaBbpMMThe New York Times’ app featured big interactive ads from both Chevron and Exxon Mobil last night.… https://t.co/B212hpYcl2
Retweeted by Emily AtkinThis is how Trump advertised the breakfast in New York City. His campaign now admits he never showed up to this bre… https://t.co/P1w7P1faD5
Retweeted by Emily AtkinUPDATE: The Trump campaign is ADMITTING THE MEAL CONTESTS ARE FRAUDS It's promoting a Daily Caller story about a w… https://t.co/v3dbUrjwI2
Retweeted by Emily AtkinI mean, “burning fossil fuels has contributed massively to humanity’s global economic uplift” and “the continued bu… https://t.co/8UIHUnNEo1
Retweeted by Emily AtkinThat Chevron wants its employees to feel they’re doing good in the world really exemplifies how the innocent are de… https://t.co/uBoBBWFSwI
Retweeted by Emily AtkinThere's a lot in this latest piece from my colleague @taitdl, but here's one fun detail: To Entergy, advocating for… https://t.co/1MOJTZ6lJ8
Retweeted by Emily AtkinEpisode 3 of @StandUpWithPete podcast welcomes the amazing climate change journalist @emorwee who publishes a very… https://t.co/FIxQYKD0Cs
Retweeted by Emily AtkinChevron is handing out pamphlets to employees so they can defend themselves from climate activists. The talking poi… https://t.co/mfQAst3Ndh
Retweeted by Emily AtkinHey @Twitter: When we tried to spread the word about Trump's Paris Withdrawal, you banned our ad. But each day,… https://t.co/BHkxI7MAD7
Retweeted by Emily Atkin“Fossil fuel companies have never had to justify their existence before. Now, they have to justify it not only to t… https://t.co/GbWAOwUIVXChevron is handing out pamphlets to employees so they can defend themselves from climate activists. The talking poi… https://t.co/mfQAst3NdhYou know you’re winning when: Chevron is handing out talking points to its employees because they’re increasingly b… https://t.co/SyW5wFtzgb
Retweeted by Emily Atkin @leahstokes @narayansub @Twitter Extremely nice!! Thank you guys!Disturbing: Chevron pushes “the moral case for fossil fuels” by @emorwee https://t.co/3IuklVHSfh #ClimateCrisis
Retweeted by Emily AtkinThis is at least partly due to @emorwee & her #HEATED @SubstackInc newsletter calling this out specifically. Nicel… https://t.co/c4sutXnw5c
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11/6
2019
This. It’s too late to stop climate change. It’s not to late to stop it getting worse. https://t.co/lYfFyODlD1
Retweeted by Emily AtkinIt's yet to be seen if Twitter will adequately respond to the concerns @ewarren raises, but this is definitely enco… https://t.co/PFxxmtV2hc
Retweeted by Emily Atkin @ewarren Now if you'll excuse me, I need to go breathe heavily into a paper bag for an hourSo, my reporting from today's HEATED newsletter was just cited by @ewarren, and has already prompted Twitter CEO Ja… https://t.co/shXo9OGm3qIn the meantime, continue to tweet at us using the hashtags #DeadspinForever and #SplinterForever. Word on the str… https://t.co/dy4NQ29uYD
Retweeted by Emily AtkinEnough grandstanding from Twitter. This kind of greed will cost us everything. https://t.co/3xfZGq4dCg
Retweeted by Emily AtkinUnder Twitter’s new ad rules, environmental groups can’t pay to spread pro-climate policy messages. But Exxon can… https://t.co/7in42rklVV
Retweeted by Emily AtkinTwo headlines from today https://t.co/AiQJuY9RU2 https://t.co/36EyIR95mR
Retweeted by Emily Atkin @RebeccaRennerFL Free subscribers will still get at least once-weekly newsletters once the paywall goes up, too.One of the toughest problems of our era is that the marketplace of ideas has failed, but we don’t have a plausible… https://t.co/iE8ip2oCms
Retweeted by Emily AtkinTwitter’s political ad ban has limits, it seems https://t.co/mURXuItqFs
Retweeted by Emily Atkin @RebeccaRennerFL Soon! I launch paid newsletter subscriptions on December 9. For now, the best way to support me is… https://t.co/a9La81O4nUAnd by 11:30, I mean 11:30 Hawaii time. *groans* @PykeA You are really coming into your new role, AlanTwitter's legal & policy lead responds. My response threaded below. https://t.co/b63z42FSIY @vijaya Thanks for this response! I will embed it below my tweet. Jack's tweets explicitly say issue ads will be ba… https://t.co/5JvGo976DCMore than 11,000 scientists just declared a "climate emergency," outlining 6 broad policy goals to address the prob… https://t.co/o6eby46P1d
Retweeted by Emily Atkin @jswatz Here's what troubles me: One can pay the @nytimes to embed a message, right in the middle of an article, t… https://t.co/JKirRB1bKQ
Retweeted by Emily AtkinJust in: Honolulu, Hawaii will sue fossil fuel companies for deceiving the public about climate change, and seek ad… https://t.co/Q3tyGD1IJB7/n: @amywestervelt has articulated this point better than anyone. https://t.co/mBiUijlK1C https://t.co/bCkfl50Qg1
Retweeted by Emily Atkin6/n: Advertorials are uncontroversially defined by political/social scientists as a form of political advertising c… https://t.co/5CuMmpURnV
Retweeted by Emily Atkin3/n: As I discuss with @emorwee, Mobil & ExxonMobil have pioneered issue advertising for decades, on climate change… https://t.co/rpRK34nVAo
Retweeted by Emily Atkin"Asked to explain why Exxon’s climate-related ads are not political, @Twitter declined to comment. A Harvard resear… https://t.co/AoGvyzVOLd
Retweeted by Emily Atkin @sPunDoctor IT DOES I AM HEATED!!! AIR HORN SOUNDS!!As the owner of a brand with an all capital letter name, I ... am displeased https://t.co/1a5JFkQgaFomg WHAT https://t.co/NAO1tvL1wsWhen you endorse censorship before you have power, the powerful continue to speak and you get censored. This should… https://t.co/T2zLNGv05R
Retweeted by Emily Atkin @alexandrahejazi 🙏🙏If you value this kind of climate accountability reporting, you should sign up for my newsletter, HEATED. It’s fr… https://t.co/TrHCZN8TgZUnder Twitter’s new ad rules, environmental groups can’t pay to spread pro-climate policy messages. But Exxon can… https://t.co/7in42rklVV @linzsports Girrrrrl I uh, feel this @gblaughingbear Damn you got me @MattHammington Fuckin ROASTED @Unruly_Llama Seriously I need you to know I cried at this @Unruly_Llama I just fell on the floor @BojackHorsecock SCREAMING @anthonomics <3 <3 @jaytay777 @johnrplatt It’s like you guys know I’m procrastinatingText submission from a friend https://t.co/QIr1oCKwkY @gitagovinda Lmfao
11/5
2019
@haterblockers I’m CACKLINGIt’s been 5 minutes and the responses are already so good https://t.co/y8qOvKbg1Y @AlexxLawson Omg @djlavoie It’s perfect. @djlavoie GAHHHHHTwitter, help me. Fill in the blank https://t.co/xR5VTNXQDD
11/4
2019

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