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Freelance Journalist | politics | Europe | climate change & environment | energy transition

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@dana1981 writes “We consistently badly underestimate the costs of climate change... Many arguments against climate… https://t.co/F6zpKf1Ukx
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11/22
2019
THREAD | EU member states will decide the energy policy of the European Investment Bank and whether it phases out… https://t.co/Hc7QJHTK4e
Retweeted by Michael RiedmüllerIn today’s @nytopinion Sunday Review, an article blames climate scientists for inaction on climate. While I’m sure… https://t.co/WNvNU9pgVR
Retweeted by Michael RiedmüllerOften we hear about the inconvenience of policies that reduce emissions But if done right they make life easier an… https://t.co/hFRLDMirza
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11/11
2019
I really like @yayitsrob’s coinage of “carbonism.” It’s not simply climate denial, but a belief in the use of fossi… https://t.co/95FmCMBk8A
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11/6
2019
Attn: journos, hoops fans + DC-area folk On this opening day of college basketball, honor the great John McNamara,… https://t.co/GVnIxDXnSm
Retweeted by Michael RiedmüllerSeparated by 100 miles, two towns in Brandenburg are emblematic of Germany’s growing climate change divide — and th… https://t.co/1ZwAZqctFx
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11/5
2019
@momofink @emilyrs @LindsayMonaghan I was actually rooting for the smoking ban! Smokers for smoking ban!
11/2
2019
One other fun fact about today's election: 22 Heuriger—the traditional wine taverns in the wine-producing hills abo… https://t.co/tGomcOC5kK
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9/29
2019
"With children, days might last forever, but years fly by. Something similar applies to climate policy....Concrete,… https://t.co/39ZvpjLUD6What if instead of loading a rocket, going to space, finding an asteroid, bringing the asteroid close to Earth, but… https://t.co/fZr3kYTVpz
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9/19
2019
It’s hard to imagine major outlets publishing essays declaring efforts to reduce poverty hopeless. Or telling cance… https://t.co/HySEes4Tql
Retweeted by Michael RiedmüllerBack in the office after six mostly news-free weeks and wow there is some dreadful climate journalism being pushed… https://t.co/JrLkUjkQRO
Retweeted by Michael RiedmüllerDon’t read the Franzen piece Instead read @leahstokes’ smack-down of the Franzen piece 👇 https://t.co/fq8EtjkRIB
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9/9
2019
So much love from the Dutch! https://t.co/FeEXydho3g https://t.co/3XWYNXSePt
8/31
2019
"The affable Mr. Inslee brought more than passion to the table. He also brought a wealth of experience in dealing w… https://t.co/vxhZELObXC
8/24
2019
The @nytimes should stop presenting climate denial as a legitimate political opinion. Full stop. @deanbaquet No m… https://t.co/iVwHEDhZcE
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8/5
2019
Solar is now cheaper than coal in India & it's about to be in Australia, new @WoodMackenzie research finds.… https://t.co/mJM3scObXf
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8/2
2019
Climate action is good politics. In Germany, the Greens are polling consistently around 25 percent, and have a chan… https://t.co/vWbMYcl30QBrilliant op-Ed by @leahstokes! https://t.co/GXOevL5sQ7
7/29
2019
"Climate policy can get complicated fast, but there is really only one question to ask when considering an official… https://t.co/ryExBinSTkThis is big big news. Four of the world’s largest automakers, Ford, Honda, VW & BMW, reach deal with California to… https://t.co/5LF39RIKv7
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7/26
2019
[BREAKING] @Zurich insurance has just announced a new #climate policy and will stop insuring, after a two years eng… https://t.co/O7EU14fjR1
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6/25
2019
I'm shocked that Trump has failed to bring coal back. https://t.co/02uAjvV6bL https://t.co/st6H0iENK5
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6/18
2019
This looks normal https://t.co/Y1XaPfz70U
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6/15
2019
Very good point: individualising climate change is nothing else than victim blaming. https://t.co/26dDwfT3Tt
6/10
2019
Today @JoeBiden’s campaign finally described what it plans to do on climate. Since expectations were low, many are… https://t.co/W4qssxxleX
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6/4
2019
This chart has blown my mind. https://t.co/5d0KRUZq7H
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5/29
2019
Parts of the federal government will no longer fulfill what scientists say is one of the most urgent jobs of climat… https://t.co/b9PObcl8tJ
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5/28
2019
If it was aliens pouring CO2 into our atmosphere, we'd have invented starships and phasers and declared war by now. https://t.co/RtuoE7cnrN
Retweeted by Michael RiedmüllerThis morning, @JayInslee dropped the second plank in his climate plan. It’s a REALLY BIG PLANK, with lots of bold i… https://t.co/E1V3MkV2TM
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5/17
2019
Looks like Biden is cooking up a very mediocre climate plan that is far from the scale necessary to solve the crisi… https://t.co/Slq4IYt7yq
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5/11
2019
This should be on the cover of every newspaper tomorrow! https://t.co/N5OpaN3u01
5/5
2019
Many people have responded to the #ExtinctionRebellion protests in London by saying "but what about China". So I m… https://t.co/nkufWMUmrR
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4/23
2019
There is still so much bullsh***ing around the German Energiewende, even among energy professionals. The simple f… https://t.co/EccXoQeDYE
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4/17
2019
Temperature variations across European countries since 1901 #warmingstripes https://t.co/HxwuedkYKu
Retweeted by Michael RiedmüllerHow have temperatures changed across the USA between 1895 and 2018? #warmingstripes https://t.co/eVgWkyaWjF
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4/16
2019
A great piece by @DLeonhardt, good to see such a nuanced story about climate policies and the politics of climate c… https://t.co/X1bxbdJbHM
4/11
2019
Important report, and great piece from @olliemilman. Climate change already costing us $500B per year...and yet the… https://t.co/1elYcIFqV9
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4/7
2019
OMFG Jack is my new hero! https://t.co/SYkAK6nR75
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4/5
2019
Cost of batteries that deliver electricity 24/7 has fallen 76% since 2012; wind and solar costs also continue to pl… https://t.co/R9IoWfU3Iz
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3/31
2019
America has entered the “coal cost crossover” – existing coal is now increasingly more expensive than cleaner alter… https://t.co/7bb45FxyEa
3/25
2019
When it comes to what climate goals we should be aiming for, there are a lot of "magic numbers" floating around - 2… https://t.co/tDzzeBCLue
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3/11
2019
More than 48 rear admirals, generals + officers who worked under presidents all the way back to Eisenhower weigh in… https://t.co/scPnG1qYt3
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3/6
2019
My new post: I tried to put into words (a lot of words) what has frustrated me about so much criticism of the Green… https://t.co/jUSrmW6Tng
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2/24
2019
A short thread about climate change, migration and sovereignty.
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2/18
2019
The #GreenNewDeal architecture from @AOC and @SenMarkey is out today. The plan outlines an ambitious agenda to get… https://t.co/A4hBmVL2iE
Retweeted by Michael RiedmüllerFour warmest years on record: 2016, 2015, 2017 & 2018. https://t.co/ELxq8EGYNU
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2/7
2019
May’s Brexit Trilemma and her Four Options https://t.co/dEmnj2jEgX
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2/2
2019
Die Empfehlungen der #Kohlekommission sind ein Ergebnis der großen Politikonsensmaschinerie. Mir sind sie viel zu t… https://t.co/Vhv7M719CQ
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1/28
2019
I don't want to be an alarmist, but these are the facts: Antarctic ice loss in 1979: 40 billion tons per year. Ant… https://t.co/LQjbmfb2M4
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1/15
2019
The most recent atmospheric CO2 reading is over 410 parts per million. The last time humans experienced 410 ppm wa… https://t.co/swXfplOu72
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1/11
2019
1. Since we're thinking about the role of media bullshit in presidential campaigns, let's take a look at how it wor… https://t.co/RxePF8q7wB
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1/6
2019
Just in: Washington Governor Jay Inslee is running for president with a single-minded focus: pulling the country ba… https://t.co/H2RefN5rtS
Retweeted by Michael RiedmüllerOn Sunday morning, NBC’s Meet the Press did what no other weekend news program had ever done before: They discussed… https://t.co/liLUTXDiKB
Retweeted by Michael RiedmüllerGermany made it! Over 40% renewable electricity* in 2018, for the first time ever. After 38.2% in 2017, now 40.4%.… https://t.co/mEf01dPFOV
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1/2
2018
Germany's clean energy transition, the Energiewende, has stalled. Germany’s carbon emissions have stagnated at roug… https://t.co/jwqq4jXEZ7
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12/17
2018
After @SenSanders another 2020 hopeful Democrat calls for a #GreenNewDeal. Climate policy shapes up to be one of th… https://t.co/HWjVAcRGcq
12/14
2018
Carbon Math: The costs of delay are staggering.If we had started global decarbonization in 2000, we would have had… https://t.co/pqLHwSxcxZ
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12/11
2018
The US teamed with Russia, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait to reject UN language affirming severity of global warming. The… https://t.co/OoREefjfCS
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12/10
2018
THREAD (Global Fossil CO₂ Emissions) Global fossil CO₂ emissions are on track to rise more than 2% in 2018 (2.7%,… https://t.co/j9fTTVLXi9
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12/7
2018
Last year, I wrote that Democrats are shockingly unprepared to fight climate change. The party has a *coalition* pr… https://t.co/E9OF1xjDRU
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12/6
2018
Television journalists are utterly failing in their duty to educate the public about the dire effects of climate ch… https://t.co/T2nR4BEAZ9
Retweeted by Michael RiedmüllerWhen someone starts an argument with "I'm not a scientist, but..." maybe we should stop listening to them weighing… https://t.co/O5mOEsmTXd
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11/26
2018
Inspired by the new major report on climate change, and the questionable coverage of it in serious outlets, here's… https://t.co/UKIhzIF21M
Retweeted by Michael RiedmüllerA new federal report warns that climate change could soon imperil the American way of life, threatening the economy… https://t.co/06Xjl6hA5j
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11/24
2018
Who could possibly have predicted this one https://t.co/sSx2Yzt3fD
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11/22
2018
What a touching story! https://t.co/24Sk0Evfcm
11/15
2018
It's not only house and senate races that are important to watch tonight https://t.co/YUvj3JHiLXAlaska is a fun place. https://t.co/k5RV2tFn2b
11/6
2018
Rafal Trzaskowski, the candidate for the Polish opposition party Civic Platform, ended up winning a bigger-than-exp… https://t.co/4YHj1g9vLz
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10/22
2018
For clues on the future of Polish populism, pay attention to today's mayoral election in Warsaw. @emilyrs and Micha… https://t.co/oLlNhddBFs
Retweeted by Michael RiedmüllerHow Warsaw has become both a high-profile battleground and a metaphor for two contrasting visions of the Poland’s f… https://t.co/Uir4pR6ZWCA mayoral race in Warsaw may not normally have national or international implications, but this fall's campaign ser… https://t.co/O0ps5lcGwZ
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10/21
2018
It’s increasingly clear that climate will be one of THE defining issues of the 2019 EU elections. EPP lead candida… https://t.co/ycNuapw4bl
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10/17
2018
Yes, it's a small country, and yes, it's hard to replicate, but what Norway has accomplished on EV adoption is incr… https://t.co/zcj2ayXKjs
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10/13
2018
This is really fantastic. The IPPC report in 19 haikus. https://t.co/72xDpUF2pT
10/10
2018
Here's the upshot: to hold global warming to 1.5C, we'd need to remake the human world within a generation,… https://t.co/Y5CbvfGfD8
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10/8
2018
The decline of democracy in #Hungary (data from the @vdeminstitute) https://t.co/M3yOBe8h0m
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9/18
2018
Look, I'm not saying media coverage should be exactly proportional to election results, but this is insane.… https://t.co/QqGav3tz2G
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9/10
2018
1. I wanna do a little thread, drawing out one aspect of my recent post. I was gonna wait until there was a break i… https://t.co/SAQjWOsqEn
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9/8
2018
#Temperature anomalies 1880-2017 by country 🌡. No matter how you visualize it, it looks scary! #GISTEMP #datavizhttps://t.co/wupPxdF2VY
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9/3
2018
SB 100 is historic and significant for two reasons. 1) it commits the 5th largest economy in the world to completel… https://t.co/wBZG2DYhxP
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8/29
2018
Images of an extreme summer in Germany: The Berlin Police is sending a water cannon to fight a forest fire south of… https://t.co/cFIXuUyPIR
Retweeted by Michael RiedmüllerAt the hearing for the deputy @NASA administrator today, nominee Jim Morhard was asked by @EdMarkey if he agrees wi… https://t.co/ENAGl2C6Bn
Retweeted by Michael RiedmüllerThis is your friendly reminder that reducing greenhouse gas emissions is still a worthwhile goal, even if we reach… https://t.co/7OD7AKgQAg
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8/24
2018
Worrying trends in Arctic sea ice in this Guardian piece. Including news that in Svalbard region Arctic ice cover i… https://t.co/EtoHkePk3m
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8/22
2018
NEW details on the Trump power plan: By replacing the Obama climate rule, it would release hundreds of millions mor… https://t.co/0qlKokIB2d
Retweeted by Michael RiedmüllerIt's not an energy transition when renewables are only added to fossil fuels, not replacing them https://t.co/yy7Ms1HyjW#ClimateChange has huge impacts on the #economy, reducing economic growth. #ClimateAction is far cheaper than inact… https://t.co/7pQnSKGXDX
Retweeted by Michael RiedmüllerThe crazy thing about nuclear power is that it's potential (meltdown) and guaranteed (mining, waste) externalities… https://t.co/CiLH9ftMK4
Retweeted by Michael RiedmüllerIf McGahn fears a setup against himself, isn't it clear that not everything was done right? https://t.co/So2bSDDEpV
8/19
2018
1. It's time to talk -- again -- about Totten glacier, East Antarctica. In size, it’s somewhere between California… https://t.co/8gMclQEh9F
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8/16
2018
Oh so *now* everyone wants to know about climate-linked migration. Now that we've had a record breaking summer, you… https://t.co/mhTnCaKD6t
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8/10
2018
The next decade will almost surely decide our fate. That should empower us. In this scenario we now find ourselve… https://t.co/FA5PEfn18b
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8/8
2018
This is an important new paper by Steffen, Rockström, Schellnhuber and others. Domino-effect of climate events coul… https://t.co/gXMYfmrgAa
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8/7
2018
The world is hot, on fire, and flooding. Climate change is here. A sobering overview from @EricHolthaus at @grist: https://t.co/HmU6DLz0YD
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7/26
2018
@emilyrs Imagine Carville working on German beer commercials: It's the electrolytes, stupid.
7/24
2018
Places like Lynch make it clear: A just transition in Appalachia is not a "white" topic, but also has to take minorities into account.If the situation with the economic decline of the region is generally bleak, the situation for African Americans in… https://t.co/S0RMjXaAvK
7/23
2018

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