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Peter Erickson @SEI_Erickson Seattle, Washington, USA

Climate policy researcher, focusing on carbon lock-in, supply-side climate policy, low-carbon cities, and carbon markets. Enemy of false precision.

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Joined Twitter 8/15/14


NEW: The UN climate talks can tackle fossil fuels head-on: here’s how, write @NiklasHagelberg and @cleoverk, of… https://t.co/CyfOE0R3x8
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12/11
2019
„The world’s most privileged inhabitants need to eliminate their emissions and extend financial support to those th… https://t.co/wdmn5ayzrU
Retweeted by Peter Erickson"it's madness and we don't need to let it happen" @KarthaSivan listen to powerful #UnitedBehindTheScience session… https://t.co/IMNrVCFEtk
Retweeted by Peter EricksonI like this: "Carbon lock-in is...technological innovation times negative one." https://t.co/CBRXUbbg5lWe figured #COP25Madrid was a good time to put out our youth climate lawsuits ep of #DrilledPodcast. @ejgertz repor… https://t.co/nG8F4Q2ZJD
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12/10
2019
@SEIclimate Colleague @JessKoski (former SEI) co-convened it, Georgia Piggot will present the #ProductionGap report… https://t.co/8vg38mJpeqFor those at #AGU2019 in San Francisco today, see this @seiclimate co-convened session, "Aligning U.S. Energy Polic… https://t.co/Xng4tTM67s @daveregrets We tried to quantify increased CO2 / carbon lock-in due to sprawling urban form (basically, highways)… https://t.co/P5lsnisD5A
12/9
2019
@MaibachEd @Mason4C @YaleClimateComm I sure hope so. It is this very question that haunts me the most, recently @bradplumer The number of people who find it impossible to survive where they live has already has triggered horrif… https://t.co/L80qiAagMf
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12/5
2019
@bradplumer That the harms of climate change will be experienced most by people who had nothing to do with creating… https://t.co/PunHmgiBbZTechnological optimism shown to be bunk once again. Yet our faith in future discovery of tech solutions is literall… https://t.co/zWEYS1HxC5
Retweeted by Peter EricksonTo paraphrase @NiklasHagelberg (@UNEP): #Fossilfuel production is fully in the hands of Govts. Private companies mi… https://t.co/DOw4mVuivC
Retweeted by Peter EricksonThis is absolutely true, even of climate funders. https://t.co/pAcVJGim25"Production is largely overlooked in current NDCs and long term strategies" = big opportunity for increasing ambiti… https://t.co/zqUCQbAlKV
Retweeted by Peter Erickson“Keeping global temperature below 1.5 is not about survival for all the people in the south but about chances that… https://t.co/NzwV4mDbps
Retweeted by Peter EricksonThank god for Sivan Kartha https://t.co/B3t3QjywkV
12/4
2019
A shame on many fronts, not least of which, who will now carry forward her idea of the "first-ever global negotiati… https://t.co/ExNE1G0LYrOn this #givingtuesday consider @CCEJN as an opportunity to uplift and create change in Environment Justice communi… https://t.co/j1cMiiJiq3
Retweeted by Peter EricksonGreat to see the #ProductionGap report making inroads in the UN process today https://t.co/U1X6d2QWzgNor should it be easy, because there is little way to make oil "green". Still, if green oil companies are out ther… https://t.co/NeB8sGPDRF#cop25 side event: Bridging The Fossil Fuel Production Gap: A Key Opportunity For Enhanced Ambition https://t.co/5v2JPXwk8Q
Retweeted by Peter EricksonGood morning, Spain and #COP25! Please do come to this event later today. https://t.co/yJhVqrd9tn @publiccarbon Thanks!
12/3
2019
JOIN US tomorrow at our #COP25 event on the #productiongap and winding down fossil fuel prod. Hear from: Costa R… https://t.co/moVRvMk3kj
Retweeted by Peter Erickson @NaomiOreskes @PrincetonUPress @christiehenry @agent_ayesha I had a similar reaction. The book models the very pee… https://t.co/j2ZGpdUjKnUNSG Mr Guterres warned: "In the crucial 12 months ahead, it is essential that we secure more ambitious national co… https://t.co/nKlG99NJlP
Retweeted by Peter EricksonTune in Tuesday, online or in-person at #COP25, for: Bridging the fossil fuel production gap (Official UNFCCC side… https://t.co/oTBvLjOp9xWith #COP25 kicking off in Spain, I spoke with @SEI_Erickson, who helped author a new report about a fossil fuel "p… https://t.co/ECfGu5PhkZ
Retweeted by Peter EricksonAs COP25 Kicks Off in Spain, @SEI_Erickson speaks to the fossil fuel #productiongap on @MarkLGoldberg global dispat… https://t.co/E92VqGtVDl
Retweeted by Peter EricksonI'm missing this year's UN climate summit, leaving our coverage in the capable hands of @ChloeFarand. Her primers o… https://t.co/D1Vqs0b6yf
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12/2
2019
Mark your #COP25 calendars for Tuesday, 3 December, to find out what's needed to wind down fossil fuel production:… https://t.co/J9U6y2SQr1
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12/1
2019
Today would be a good day for all of us who trust science to make a year-end donation to @NCSE or @ClimSciDefense o… https://t.co/81brDGL9y8
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11/30
2019
Wall of Sound, 12th and Pike, Seattle https://t.co/fjmoOxjoY9
11/28
2019
All of us climate wonks should have this tattooed on our hand so we never fail to mention it to reporters, etc https://t.co/TN6JnuCZlZDemands grow for 'global justice' on climate damage at U.N. talks https://t.co/ihn2aG4bvN "“It’s the wealthier coun… https://t.co/anCIycasPZ
Retweeted by Peter EricksonA cost you don't count is still a cost. There's a carbon tax some people are forced to pay. https://t.co/XgfWoV1O3Z
Retweeted by Peter EricksonIt's been a big week of climate news from @WMO @CarbonBrief @UNEP @SEIclimate et al #ProductionGap #EmissionsGap Ne… https://t.co/JNDyW0aUOr
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11/27
2019
Refusing to join a team, to be on a side, to drop the caveats & footnotes & actually's & just fight ... isn't the m… https://t.co/SKcBybKXgk
Retweeted by Peter EricksonPlanning on #COP25? Then plan on our two #ProductionGap side events. Tuesday, 3 December 13:15 - 14:45 Location:… https://t.co/0yLNl0SaR0
11/26
2019
Last week's mega #fossilfuel #ProductionGap report has spawned op-eds around the world, here's one in Australia https://t.co/E64kBqlAVpThis is a dream-team panel if I ever saw one https://t.co/FR8fquPvVLNorway is increasingly struggling to combine its climate ambitions with its role as large oil and gas exporter - bu… https://t.co/YRHvoTK8vj
Retweeted by Peter EricksonNew fossil fuel #ProductionGap report one of the most important pieces of research in years says @billmckibben in… https://t.co/L0gCuKqMS8
Retweeted by Peter Erickson @bruneski @MikeBloomberg At the very least, this is an awkward tweet, given the organization you lead is a big bene… https://t.co/1uFhULB0bM
11/25
2019
Countries are planning extract 120% more fossils by 2030 than can be burned to keep the #climatecrisis below 1.5°C,… https://t.co/2pLISDpchp
Retweeted by Peter EricksonJust confirmed! Two Production Gap side events at COP 25 in Madrid. Tuesday, 3 December 13:15 - 14:45 Location:… https://t.co/Y97YBSAid6 @Sammy_Roth @1juliarosen Mayors: If your city has its own gas utility, call in the top person and read them the rio… https://t.co/raXMkOJeAM
Retweeted by Peter EricksonSpain has been much more thoughtful than most on phasing down coal supply and ensuring a just transition. https://t.co/FvW1bTJqpx
11/22
2019
@adoukas @Kretzmann Also depends, "what table"? Because there are lots of tables where no private industry belongs, just on principle.Good video from Canadian TV, connecting the fossil fuel #ProductionGap to a national context. Interviews with auth… https://t.co/AMqvsCHQeq& thanks to @UN for spreading the word to its 11 million followers! Message is abundantly clear: time to move beyon… https://t.co/VTZcK0IVrp
Retweeted by Peter Erickson @Agent350 Or should I say best tweet-retweet sequence. Hey, I'm new here @Agent350 This is definitely the best two-tweet sequence in the rapidly expanding #ProductionGap report canonIs it wrong to like those little emojis? https://t.co/2tdDU8xQMUFor example, using this lens, it would rarely seem strategic for NGOs to develop or focus on voluntary programs aim… https://t.co/hPoFzbrg2OBeen tossing this idea in my head the last few days and it keeps holding up. Meaning, isn't shifting power from… https://t.co/CWzCi1U70FI really wanted to hear Maddow ask about this new poll that found early voters support phasing out fossil fuels, https://t.co/97GZlX0ETYThat was a great climate question at the dem debate but why didn't they let everyone answer it? @Peters_Glen No, we didn't show new v. existing oil fields in this first #ProductionGap report; seemed a secondary… https://t.co/qbXOjN63yk @GeoffreySupran @SEIclimate @_aploy @mlaz_sei @cleoverk Thank you Geoffrey!End the age of fossil fuels, says the UN Secretary General, citing UNEP and the #ProductionGap report https://t.co/coVcUdvfPXYes, that's exactly right. New investment in fossil fuel production is either carbon lock-in or stranded assets, n… https://t.co/dWcuo0pHLB"The world is awash in fossil fuels," the UN's new #ProductionGap report says. Within a decade, countries' current… https://t.co/WA1lvykJSy
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11/21
2019
Big thanks to Sweden's Minister for Environment and Climate and Deputy Prime Minister @IsabellaLovin for putting th… https://t.co/SscWxRhqZU
Retweeted by Peter EricksonWhat does it mean when the #ParisAgreement fails to mention "fossil fuels"? Countries can pledge to cut GHG emissi… https://t.co/MYMrm931Ex
Retweeted by Peter Erickson...as well as in the domestic plans, as we have shown here (and as begun by California yesterday!) https://t.co/MYv3OJ1huF @UNFCCC @PEspinosaC Governments can build in phase-outs of fossil fuel production into their climate plans, both in… https://t.co/fhmf3laYqnGreat to see @UNFCCC Executive Secretary @PEspinosaC digesting the Production Gap Report, connecting it to national… https://t.co/gbyG1zMjjDWell said by @UNFCCC's Executive Secretary @PEspinosaC: next round of climate pledges (due in 2020) needs to be mor… https://t.co/XtEaGW0aFu
Retweeted by Peter EricksonYes! As suggested in our @Climate_Policy article https://t.co/OEs2yXxK6s (w/ @mlaz_sei @SEI_Erickson & G. Piggot) a… https://t.co/iGZs6akdDL
Retweeted by Peter EricksonThank you, @UNEP, for all your collaboration with @SEIresearch and many, many others on this! https://t.co/aIx6mO34M2What a day: California announces a start to a managed decline of its oil production just hours before our massive n… https://t.co/AKZFDKr4LMFossil fuel production on track for double the safe climate limit https://t.co/4pBIke6Gse #ProductionGap
Retweeted by Peter EricksonJust released: Excited to share 1st #ProductionGap report, in collab w/ @UNEP @IISDRS @ODIdev @CA_Latest… https://t.co/HClau8JQTq
Retweeted by Peter EricksonOUT NOW: New report from @UNEP @SEIresearch @CICERO_klima @CA_Latest @IISDRS @ODIdev shows that countries are plann… https://t.co/fBNhRFnlSI
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11/20
2019
Well look at this. If I'm not mistaken, steam-injected oil drilling is an even bigger deal in California than frac… https://t.co/BALIPh3GrnAnd why CEQ (under Obama) got it exactly right in their guidance: "A statement that emissions... represent only a s… https://t.co/FovD5talFO @Revkin @RHarrabin @LeoHickman @ECIU_UK @Greenpeace @AndrewSimms_uk @CarbonBrief @GeorgeMonbiot @divestlondon… https://t.co/c0DuFWf1TF
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Retweeted by Peter Erickson @SEI_Erickson @JesseJenkins @DoctorVive @mmildenberger @vsiv 100Mtpa is 20% of a country like South Africa's emissi… https://t.co/V0WgrnabIK
Retweeted by Peter EricksonIt almost brings me to tears to argue this point over and over, not just on Twitter rabbit-holes, but to editors at… https://t.co/RnFfCBhsvj @JesseJenkins @DoctorVive @mmildenberger @vsiv I can't emphasize enough how important I think this is "minimal" vs.… https://t.co/dEgzJtv334 @JesseJenkins @DoctorVive @mmildenberger @vsiv Sure, but we are facing a collective action problem where the fabled… https://t.co/LIQa3mmNXL @JesseJenkins @DoctorVive @mmildenberger @vsiv Interesting response, and seems to be a widely shared view. I guess… https://t.co/6YGQvwo9Li @JesseJenkins @DoctorVive @mmildenberger @vsiv The one thing I'll add here is that US subsidies to oil aren't neces… https://t.co/ZeAWRGxz9L
11/19
2019
"Concluding [the removal of US subsidies to oil production] represents a small fraction of the climate problem is l… https://t.co/1fuqflanEg @DoctorVive @mmildenberger @JesseJenkins @vsiv Here's a debate on the subject between @vsiv and me https://t.co/VIlLRbmuWj @DoctorVive No. The title of our article, if Nature lets us slightly exceed character limits, is "Why fossil fuel… https://t.co/cqQ7WcnnEg @DoctorVive Aaak I am literally writing an op-ed about this *right now*, based on an upcoming (accepted) analysis i… https://t.co/B0hFPl3GRj @AnandWrites When one starts pulling on this thread, so much can... unravel. Like, theories of change. How often… https://t.co/jzTPO9gxgR @UNEP @IISD_news @ODIdev @CA_Latest @CICERO_klima @SEIresearch Lots of folks follow the Emissions Gap Report, now i… https://t.co/PoFisoHmYWPlease forgive me, upon first read, I didn't see that "lisa" in the middle of decapitalisation https://t.co/VmQoegMVanFinally read "Winners Take All", by @AnandWrites. Essential reading for equity- and enviro-NGOs. Take this point… https://t.co/275ETeznwy @DoctorVive @youthvgov Expert reports, including his, are here: https://t.co/ivSTiGGQNyEssential reading. Note the subtitle: "How the energy companies took us all." https://t.co/0h8UFrvtT9 @FuelOnTheFire @AmyJaffeenergy @KarthaSivan Yes, Greg's got 'em all. First one on my mind is often the first one o… https://t.co/wstSO2VB29
11/18
2019
@DoctorVive @mmildenberger @Blancanieve72 @vsiv @LFFriedman @nytimes This started because the article made strong c… https://t.co/2ZZoQuWsTz
11/17
2019
"'This is the biggest threat that humanity has ever faced...We're not just some kids who have nothing better to do… https://t.co/EgrSmj85UT
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11/16
2019
@kellyatrout @IEA @FixTheWEO I'm a big fan of this text analysis approach
11/15
2019

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