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Eric Holthaus @EricHolthaus Mdewakanton lands / Minnesota

Dad, meteorologist, climate correspondent @the_corres | Fellow @umnione | #actuallyautistic | he/him | ecosocialist🌹🌎❤️ | opinions=mine

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Here's the essence of #COP25FailedPeople in 2 minutes: https://t.co/SL7z2CG21O
12/15
2019
An utter failure. #COP25 & conferences like it are intended to be actual negotiations to urgently drawdown global… https://t.co/Wnwd5O5ZvH
Retweeted by Eric HolthausEven in a normal year #COP25 would be a grueling marathon facing challenging divides between rich and poor. But no… https://t.co/Tm3GoJRlVu
Retweeted by Eric HolthausAt midnight stocktaking session of #COP25, COP President @CarolaSchmidtZ thanks delegates for working very late hou… https://t.co/HygAMeywCe
Retweeted by Eric HolthausIt seems like #cop25 in Madrid is falling apart right now. The science is clear, but the science is being ignored.… https://t.co/1G5Q2lzfJ2
Retweeted by Eric Holthaus⚠️Extremely alarming at #COP25Madrid as most vulnerable / most ambitious countries excluded from negotiations.… https://t.co/x6L63NCBMG
Retweeted by Eric HolthausAt #COP25Madrid rich countries are literally pouring oil on to the climate fire. They have known about the urgency… https://t.co/IT54SB3u7Q
Retweeted by Eric Holthaus#COP25: Vast majority of countries want more ambition on #climateaction: U.N. official “We are at a defining moment… https://t.co/JGotzfAg2k
Retweeted by Eric HolthausShame on you, #COP25. May those who are still unheard never stop fighting for the better world all living things de… https://t.co/hJdxyPjEBAAt #COP25 we're seeing a total disconnect between what people in the streets are calling for and science demands wi… https://t.co/6EBhoqZVl7
Retweeted by Eric HolthausI've been attending these climate negotiations since they began in 1991. But never have I seen the disconnect here… https://t.co/5Ddz21xDau
Retweeted by Eric HolthausToday #COP25 is ending in a state of disarray. The requirement to increase ambition & ramp up emissions reduction t… https://t.co/LYLSpluX3e
Retweeted by Eric HolthausUPDATE: Apparently Chile's approach to negotiations was to speak to every delegation individually and ask for red l… https://t.co/0ji9fak51E
Retweeted by Eric HolthausNew texts due at #COP25 “in hours that follow” says Chiliean presidency. “Vast majority of countries are calling for more ambitious text”
Retweeted by Eric HolthausWhat's happening today at #COP25 is a clear and present threat to civilization itself. The Trump Administration an… https://t.co/1PtCJDCtoN"What we have here in Madrid is a betrayal of people across the world" Power Shift Africa Director @mohadow share… https://t.co/BkbGXP6B0m
Retweeted by Eric HolthausThis is nothing less than a breakdown in the Paris Agreement. This is not climate leadership, this is a betrayal o… https://t.co/osu2Aot1lYLeading on climate *requires* us to get uncomfortable AF and to break down the norms of behavior that silence new w… https://t.co/6GeYxV3zc9
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12/14
2019
2020 is for telling your friends you love them.#ClimateJustice has always understood global climate politics through lens of anti-imperialism and anti-racism.… https://t.co/TyaJ3qfBm1
Retweeted by Eric HolthausCOP15, Copenhagen: 10 years ago https://t.co/Y2PxdeC00b COP25, Madrid, this week: UN police forcibly removed hund… https://t.co/y2fZtwRqcP @flesh_computer this, but for remote workers whose home office is on another continentOn this day 10 years ago, on the last day of the COP, we were beaten up by the Danish police in acts of violence wh… https://t.co/svI6W8CZTO
Retweeted by Eric HolthausA Green New Deal is the only plan bold enough to confront the climate crisis. The political establishment may not… https://t.co/hggXskBSbR
Retweeted by Eric Holthaus @flesh_computer 😍 @AustenLied Love takes work
Retweeted by Eric HolthausWEEK 53 of #ClimateStrike in Madrid, Spain at #COP25. We began our strike inside of the conference center with a si… https://t.co/5lc2dK8QTo
Retweeted by Eric HolthausToday I #silentstrike in solidarity with the #fridaysforfuture activists at #COP25Madrid and those on… https://t.co/zqgZCVESMk
Retweeted by Eric HolthausClimate injustice forced me to risk my education and fight for everyone. I am the voice of the dying children, disp… https://t.co/v5gpqYN6S6
Retweeted by Eric HolthausThis is what it’s all about. And yet, basically no one has even seen these figures. We need to communicate this eve… https://t.co/I7lvVjutT7
Retweeted by Eric HolthausURGENT: INTERNATIONAL STRIKE THIS FRIDAY, DECEMBER 13TH, IN RESPONSE TO COP25 EVENTS IMPORTANT THREAD: /1 Please read all of it!
Retweeted by Eric HolthausRe-upping this in light of the UK election. Guess what- this feels terrifying not just because it is, but because… https://t.co/VxVnTULXyy
Retweeted by Eric HolthausMeanwhile, the climate emergency does not wait, even for a day. What happens in the next 12 months will reverberat… https://t.co/IbO6f5zp5TWe have an opportunity to tell our grandkids that we took on one of the greatest challenges humanity has seen, defe… https://t.co/DFSe3WDHyr
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12/13
2019
Honestly asking: What good is democracy if it doesn't work for the people? Why should we settle for someone we don'… https://t.co/ZoZDzHnJK8Exactly what I'm thinking. The Labour Green New Deal was really fantastic. What lessons are there for the struggle… https://t.co/q25U6xBgYiThere has never ever ever been a better time to change everything.How about this: Instead of covering the clapbacks from @GretaThunberg to world leaders when they bully her, we shou… https://t.co/j7kVfBf4OFWatching NZ news coverage of @GretaThunberg and I want to scream, or cry, or break things. The story is NOT that s… https://t.co/01ngxBUgOc
Retweeted by Eric HolthausBecause nothing says “mature temperament” like getting rankled by a 16 year old activist. https://t.co/fSH030DduW
Retweeted by Eric HolthausWHAT https://t.co/k0k0JL8H1uWishing luck across the pond to our friends in @UKLabour as they take on the Conservative Party in today’s election… https://t.co/a9koGkAdCQ
Retweeted by Eric HolthausI know the cool twitter thing to do is to come up with a clever take on this, not an earnest one. But the fact that… https://t.co/Eg7ns3lDTl
Retweeted by Eric Holthaus"Ecology without class struggle is gardening" https://t.co/Oy6FPwXogj
Retweeted by Eric HolthausEvery election is a climate election. Vote for your children. Vote for the planet. Vote for future generations. Vot… https://t.co/I01ldswKaF
Retweeted by Eric HolthausForty years of being told that there is no alternative to neoliberalism. That inequality is inevitable. That acti… https://t.co/IFynnOIHS0
Retweeted by Eric HolthausWhy are you detaining and debadging peaceful Indigenous protestors, @unfccc? https://t.co/oi4YkWf7jTWe are the people. We want change, urgency, justice, and respect for life. #COP25 @COP25CL https://t.co/XXYfnj4sCq
Retweeted by Eric HolthausMy friends from @GuardianesBos just sent this to me from #COP25. The world needs to see this. “The youth and indi… https://t.co/Bf4XYvmMGf
Retweeted by Eric HolthausI mean what the hell. Where are the woke adults and press while this is happening to kids at @UN #COP25? https://t.co/YXbUuuoj8W
Retweeted by Eric HolthausIncredible, inspiring, and well-deserved. The time for climate action and youth movements is now. https://t.co/RX9YCUZjCS
Retweeted by Eric HolthausThe UNFCCC shut down democracy today at #COP25, kicking out civil society while big polluters' favorite policies mo… https://t.co/9Kh7Hd2K6L
Retweeted by Eric Holthaus🔥🔥🔥 https://t.co/rWuV7FkpI9
Retweeted by Eric HolthausAt the same time, nearly EVERY youth activist at #COP25 has a horror story about the way they’ve been treated there… https://t.co/ISvxH3SBZf
Retweeted by Eric HolthausThe greatest challenge to mobilizing millions to stop the climate crisis isn’t education. It’s banishing the dang… https://t.co/hBZrkf1UZ9
Retweeted by Eric HolthausMy friend's kid made her own iPhone. I'm just... 👀 https://t.co/iCks7e7VsKWhen even the @UNFCCC security guards are threatening journalists and peaceful climate protesters, it's difficult t… https://t.co/ayRxVODTij
12/12
2019
The Earth has begun to reinforce the destruction done to it. Right now, we have the knowledge, the tools, and the… https://t.co/fH1FbYmoLU
Retweeted by Eric HolthausI mean, I guess I shouldn't be surprised. The entire quarter-century of UN climate negotiations has been designed t… https://t.co/bmBFV6EM7j @MaryHeglar @rgunns @leahstokes @amywestervelt @erinbiba @zhaabowekwe @Imani_Barbarin @SFdirewolf @JooBillyhttps://t.co/9NYZckIf2lToday, at #COP25, UN security guards performed an unprecedented crackdown on peaceful dissent. Read this chilling… https://t.co/oI19JzoyyX.@UNFCCC you kicked the wrong group out. Easy fix though, please just start ripping badges off the necks of fossil… https://t.co/j3xsE5FG5q
Retweeted by Eric HolthausSo, basically, when white people do it, it's okay, but when Indigenous activists hold an action then they're aggres… https://t.co/sM8u8wbsXa
Retweeted by Eric HolthausWhat a photo from today's climate protests at #COP25 📷: AP https://t.co/hSPC0L9Ryh
Retweeted by Eric HolthausSiri show me the perfect visual metaphor for international climate talks #COP25 https://t.co/h4SKI5cX3C
Retweeted by Eric HolthausWow, this is unbelievable! I share this great honour with everyone in the #FridaysForFuture movement and climate ac… https://t.co/YVZE1qYEau
Retweeted by Eric HolthausFor me, the revolution is a Black woman in the driver’s seat of an RV named Langston, with a sign by the electric p… https://t.co/If2Wupn0pK
Retweeted by Eric HolthausA few hours later, hundreds of people attempted to protest outside the plenary. They were pushed by UN cops, kettle… https://t.co/FierIYm8ul
Retweeted by Eric HolthausFridays For Future just occupied the main plenary stage at #COP25. Nobody has ever done an action like this before,… https://t.co/8l8eymT0IT
Retweeted by Eric Holthaus"Climate and Earth science itself is an explicitly political act of surfacing the very nature of how power, wealth,… https://t.co/UNVpsjDNBx😍 https://t.co/M7mi0fqX9j“Well I am telling you there is hope. I have seen it. But it does not come from governments or corporations. It com… https://t.co/qlvCaTiXZp
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12/11
2019
Folks, this is just utterly terrifying. Whatever it takes -- strikes, non-violent direct action, group meetups, a… https://t.co/Qi3ESdm8AsWith the news today that Greenland is melting much much faster than when Carlon Zackhras was born, it is so so impo… https://t.co/1IocjY9NhZIf you’re a millennial, Greenland is melting about 7 times faster now than when we were a kid. We can’t keep waiti… https://t.co/Nilu99J34p. @GretaThunberg supports Indigenous Rights and Climate Justice. She uses her platform to call for us to be recogn… https://t.co/R6tmpGhJ8w
Retweeted by Eric HolthausToday, Dec 10, I turn 18. I dont want any presents for my birthday. All I want is for you to DONATE to… https://t.co/xUpmKhWB1k
Retweeted by Eric Holthaus @newterritorymag @aarikdanielsen @Gasconader ♥️ thank you!New study for EU Parliament: policy implications of ppl who stop flying for #climate. Studied 673 #flightfree peop… https://t.co/YMkDHlccGa
Retweeted by Eric HolthausLike Uncle @BernieSanders says, despair is not an option. You have to believe something is possible before you can… https://t.co/gELPsuw6Hy
Retweeted by Eric HolthausI think I just discovered the gif that encapsulates my life and personality https://t.co/XY1ogKUv1Q
Retweeted by Eric HolthausGreta Thunberg brilliant contextualizes her call to "listen to the science" in a profoundly value-laden understandi… https://t.co/AcltciL3GX
Retweeted by Eric HolthausImagine a child from a country that is literally in flames, taking more responsibility for their government's inact… https://t.co/qOOJYyR4C4
Retweeted by Eric HolthausThis is how to use a platform 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼 @GretaThunberg @Luisamneubauer https://t.co/ETYDwVo07e
Retweeted by Eric HolthausLive from #COP25 #COP25Madrid - @GretaThunberg & @Luisamneubauer hold a #unitebehindthescience press conference. “L… https://t.co/OwoQl0bJOw
Retweeted by Eric Holthaus @drvox And that's happening because a girl cared enough to listen to the scientists. And she knows that science is… https://t.co/VHriw5oDGv @drvox And, sorry to pile on, but I really don't care if you're tired or annoyed or don't have time to tweet. Its y… https://t.co/dPHSZLYKRWUm, @drvox, if I may: Greta Thunberg has been and continues to be the most effective climate communicator in human… https://t.co/UFEjmhojDiYESSSSSS!!! 💙 #BlueNewDeal. It was an honor to advise development of this plan. It’s solid and it’s visionary. Give… https://t.co/yDhETt4CTR
Retweeted by Eric Holthaus @EricHolthaus @RealHotTake The PM - who just released a report showing Aus won't even hit its Paris targets in 2030… https://t.co/UApBoeNqnx
Retweeted by Eric HolthausAustralia is burning. Downtown Sydney was partially evacuated due to the smoke. Ferry service was cancelled due to… https://t.co/PgBwvnI73j @Auptimist Is this too long for a face tattoo do you think?A healthy air quality index is <50. In India, after Diwali, the air quality index was maxed out at 999. Right now… https://t.co/XVzjTZcWSUFixed it for you, UN: @GretaThunberg called for a press conference to get the media's attention and gave the floor… https://t.co/99wmkaxmKa
Retweeted by Eric HolthausIt's basically a feminist, anti-racist history of climate writing's recent past--highly recommend! https://t.co/S4NxCV8iXh
Retweeted by Eric HolthausAt this moment in our history despair is not an option. I've got four kids and seven grandchildren. I can't give up. You can't give up.
Retweeted by Eric HolthausThe most outrageous thing about #COP25Madrid is that the US has formally decided to withdraw from the… https://t.co/MulpSUnpde
Retweeted by Eric HolthausOn #HumanRightsDay, myself, @GretaThunberg and all the petitioners of #childrenvsclimatecrisis, call Canada and N… https://t.co/rVQg3pkAlT
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12/10
2019
In Australia, the clouds are glowing with fire. This is not ok. https://t.co/clZAhvRvPbI think traveling is a little bit overrated/overcelebrated, especially in the age of Instagram. We might be able… https://t.co/6LC1ikcAt6
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12/9
2019

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