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Climate change, energy, food, forests, water, cities, the ocean, governance, finance, business, economics. Tweet/Like ≠ endorsement. Tweets by @lauraleedooley

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The #ocean can play a more significant role in feeding the world if managed sustainably. “#Oceanhealth & #ocean wea… https://t.co/2I2P6HbxuyWe're #hiring! Intern, Communications, Climate Program. Learn more or Jobvite a friend. #jobsearch #jobs https://t.co/mOcssEn3nm #job
11/19
2019
How can the world nutritiously feed nearly 10 billion people by 2050, in a way that supports rural development and… https://t.co/AOadWS9sFS
Retweeted by World Resources Inst#Water risk is a growing economic threat, responsible for over US$36 billion in private sector losses in 2018. That… https://t.co/4jM7kOnOhK
Retweeted by World Resources InstWant to be a loss and waste champion? We have 10 interventions to foment change! @PHL_FWreduction members have sign… https://t.co/i07LoZM8Zp
Retweeted by World Resources Inst“Here you need a few levers to tilt the food system.” FOLU's @PaulPolman and @edwardleodavey explain how those leve… https://t.co/xlgcCsiKOJInterested in learning how to assess #climate adaptation success more effectively and in line the M&E systems of gl… https://t.co/D9SNPs9zBt
Retweeted by World Resources InstCoffee plants, around the world are already threatened by the #ClimateChange and those threats are projected to gro… https://t.co/1BLZ0khtMX
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11/18
2019
#Waterrisk is a growing economic threat. But new guidance can help companies reduce these risks and improve… https://t.co/42IFdAoEOM"The global goal of halving food loss and waste is far from becoming a reality...There’s no time, or food, to waste… https://t.co/LSWOAl2HnfRapidly growing #cities around the world are struggling to manage sewage and other wastes – but what if those waste… https://t.co/RbIgDHymP5How can we halve #foodloss and #foodwaste by 2030? 🍔 Shift consumer social norms 🥕Launch a 10x20x30 initiative 🌶️ S… https://t.co/4r7Sliaq8c“Transitioning to electric vehicles is critical to reach net-zero emissions by 2050 and to avoid dangerous climate… https://t.co/jmnsy9wQ7VThis Wed, Nov 20, join panelists from @WRIClimate @climateWWF @RockyMtnInst and @CtrGlobSust at the… https://t.co/35jYmQHXLbIf we want to fix #slums, we can't just knock them down. Instead we need to involve residents in conversations and… https://t.co/exIksiHty4Cities are leading the fight against #ClimateChange and driving innovative thinking. Local authorities, you can amp… https://t.co/CSOsEdzPnO
11/17
2019
At the Vatican this week, @WRIFood released a new report exploring 10 scaling interventions to accelerate efforts t… https://t.co/b79sC1Zpgg#WorldToiletDay is Tuesday, Nov 19.🚽 So we're asking, how does wastewater become #energy? The answer? Methane gas.… https://t.co/s8TceKTODhDoes your city have a nature-based solution to the #ClimateCrisis? TOMORROW is the last day to enter your city for… https://t.co/XmvOh4OC1BVia @sciam ➡️ https://t.co/BcxKDv8dn2 - “King tides” are threatening tens of millions of people and billions of dol… https://t.co/WfmohnRq70Pollution from transport isn’t just wreaking havoc on our #climate—it’s also harming nearly every organ in our bodi… https://t.co/DeL4d4ttvJDoes your city have a nature-based solution to the #ClimateCrisis? @ClimateKIC & @CrowtherLab invite cities to en… https://t.co/rPZpz4SAcc
11/16
2019
“Climate inaction equates to leaving money on the table,” write @NaokoIshiiGEF and @DSM CEO @FeikeSijbesma. The pri… https://t.co/ExEdDe0nIU
Retweeted by World Resources InstTeams from @WRIIndia and @WVIndia discuss #energyaccess for health centers, with officials from the Karimganj distr… https://t.co/19LQojNEof
Retweeted by World Resources Inst➡️ This week, @UNEP announced a major new #ClimateAdaptation project in Laos, funded by @theGCF ➡️ The project wil… https://t.co/7VW37YmGtE
Retweeted by World Resources InstSurabaya, #Indonesia introduced an innovative housing program in 1969 — the Kampung Improvement Program. It wasn't… https://t.co/hL4F2owHEdHow do we nutritiously feed nearly 10 billion people by 2050? One key is reducing #foodloss and #foodwaste. Here… https://t.co/dt52IvpIw4"We need #climateaction now because without it there won't be a peaceful, fair, just future." --@fimcraith As… https://t.co/iMCXnTUyeoA PACE Kigali meeting in 2016 has resulted in the ministers of environment from Rwanda, South Africa and Nigeria to… https://t.co/g43trO37nG
Retweeted by World Resources InstOn November 20, join @WRIClimate and @climateWWF , @RockyMtnInst @CtrGlobSust at the @AtlanticCouncil for a look at… https://t.co/87RijBR1cIThe Global Power Plant Database is the most comprehensive #opendata on where the world gets its #power. From coal &… https://t.co/jhJPaHjQZf
Retweeted by World Resources Inst“We need to take #climateaction now because it is the only way to leave a liveable future for our children.” -… https://t.co/KEkIFaemt6Learn when and how countries joined through WRI's #ParisAgreement Tracker and check out the 2020 NDC Tracker to kee… https://t.co/S719TzMR2p
11/15
2019
#NowReading - #Airpollution to kill millions more people as #climatecrisis worsens. Residents of wealthy nations an… https://t.co/VF44j3yFGkThe Global #PowerPlant Database is the most comprehensive #opendata on where the world gets its #power. From coal &… https://t.co/fEuDB7zewR#NowReading - @C2ES_org report "#GettingToZero: A U.S. #Climate Agenda" outlines an agenda to transform the America… https://t.co/b0LHAp6XGdGlobal palm oil producers are piloting a new radar-based forest monitoring system known as #RADD in an attempt to i… https://t.co/QSIQBPRJi4
Retweeted by World Resources Inst#NowReading - Sustainability is a big #fashion industry talking point in our current climate – but how can brands d… https://t.co/y4I7GxfkbP68 countries currently lined up to boost #climate plans in 2020. Not counting EU 28, which will likely ramp its NDC… https://t.co/rLeytkwqIV
Retweeted by World Resources InstCorporate leaders promote plan to become carbon neutral by 2050 https://t.co/ifQ1cyrhpY
Retweeted by World Resources InstGetting to Zero: A U.S. Climate Agenda outlines more than 150 key recommendations for policies needed over the comi… https://t.co/qGydNcFLgo
Retweeted by World Resources InstMore than 1,000 @Google workers calls for a company-wide #climatechange action plan including achieving #netzero em… https://t.co/M0vPa4KrOv🌩️🌧️#Climatechange could devastate lives. 831 climate-related extreme events occurred in 2018, resulting in US$166… https://t.co/LHb6NHNrWE
Retweeted by World Resources InstUS Coastal communities are suffering from unusually high #kingtides, at least partially due to #climatechange. Ch… https://t.co/wncgcgQ0xLGovernments and business leaders should pursue 10 “scaling interventions” to accelerate action to halve #foodloss a… https://t.co/IlrJACWgxV
Retweeted by World Resources Inst"The private sector must begin preparing for climate change and the ensuing disruption to operations and services."… https://t.co/pTEZqdA3Bl#DYK? Vehicle exhaust accounts for a quarter of global #GreenhouseGas emissions. #StepUp2020 https://t.co/Dh8HOWkoQjThe energy transition has started - and is happening at pace. Business is demanding #cleanpower. 100+ cities now ge… https://t.co/s2W2BcKBOB#Indigenous knowledge around protecting #biodiversity has largely been ignored by Western science. That’s starting… https://t.co/XIR3UzKQEcTo feed nearly 10 billion people by 2050, we need large-scale reductions in #foodloss and #foodwaste. 10 interventi… https://t.co/S6AXm1TJFdIt will take the work of the 7.5 billion people currently alive to ensure the health of a child born today is not d… https://t.co/Rbmfp86Jqg
Retweeted by World Resources InstCoffee plants, around the world are already threatened by #ClimateChange and those threats are projected to grow. L… https://t.co/fzaoqS8tb8
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11/14
2019
There’s no time, or food, to waste. Governments and business leaders should pursue 10 "scaling interventions" to ac… https://t.co/W1SmHOfA8cTHREAD Today we launched World Energy Outlook 2019 #WEO19, our flagship report. Here are my key takeaways from t… https://t.co/UKsSyerhJw
Retweeted by World Resources InstIf you’re looking for #climatechange news and insights, these four #blogs are a great place to start, including… https://t.co/yCUWwvGsh6
Retweeted by World Resources InstWith 40+ global utilities committed to #climateaction, 200+ companies going 100% renewable with #RE100, and more le… https://t.co/6aXVkEVfdBIn California & China, policies requiring automakers to sell electric vehicles have already boosted EV sales—& CA’s… https://t.co/s8jnoomze0Pacific Ocean’s 6 major #fishing areas produce about 62 million tonnes of #marine catch per year, but 24% of that i… https://t.co/xmQfNpZvOtCities are leading the fight against #ClimateChange and driving innovative thinking. Local authorities, you can a… https://t.co/fUvwJFnOsQVia @sciam ➡️ https://t.co/SW0TKgynwh - This fall’s “king tides” are threatening tens of millions of people and bil… https://t.co/lAqYCePtJcThe one electric vehicle indicator that only goes up. "Each year that goes by, the future of mass adoption of elect… https://t.co/wkU8cC4LUlGood to speak to @France24_en about our @WaterPeaceSec project at the @ParisPeaceForum. Thank you for helping us… https://t.co/uclJBiNgBr
Retweeted by World Resources InstThe #ocean is a lawless frontier and #IllegalFishing plagues the Pacific in particular. Here Friend of Ocean Action… https://t.co/7RGAIL60gb
Retweeted by World Resources InstIllegal fishing plagues the Pacific Ocean. Here’s how to end it https://t.co/XUme8v0dnC https://t.co/18hoPwAz2S
Retweeted by World Resources InstThe average annual temperature on Earth has gone up by 1°Celsius as compared to levels before the industrial age (1… https://t.co/iEWe6eohbh
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11/13
2019
“We’re facing a global water crisis and it’s getting worse.” Betsy Otto, director of WRI's Global Water Program, b… https://t.co/7Hj8M3f5TX"If my travels have shown me 1 thing it’s just how precious this planet is & how fundamental nature is to humanity.… https://t.co/SYYw2ieRViBy securing the #landrights of #indigenous people and other local communities in the Amazon region, pressing issues… https://t.co/7EYGSYHm1LThis #data from @WorldResources shows social and economic dependence on #coralreefs https://t.co/0DoDnQMtLj https://t.co/DccGlpquuJ
Retweeted by World Resources Inst"The global goal of halving food loss and waste is far from becoming a reality...There’s no time, or food, to waste… https://t.co/3ofYqjc8M3
Retweeted by World Resources InstIn the West, 60% of oil and gas leases offered by the Trump administration are in areas of high water stress, posin… https://t.co/VKdeYjaEscCoastal communities in the US are suffering from unusually high #kingtides, at least partially due to… https://t.co/a7vDfeQ0IQThe Trump Administration’s decision to attack #CleanCarStandards is a big mistake. Learn why investing in… https://t.co/dWdIPXww28#NowReading - In New Mexico, the heart of the Permian Basin oil boom, 387 of 402 leases under the Trump administrat… https://t.co/vzjqx2wqXdEntrepreneurs can lead the fight to restore the world's degraded land and revitalize rural communities. The… https://t.co/VkZBHZO9G8There's No Time, or Food, to Waste. Here is the Top 10 Interventions we Need to Scale to be able to Halve Food Loss… https://t.co/vYGHGbg0va
Retweeted by World Resources InstCalifornia is one of many places wrestling with its #climatechange future. "Let’s get serious about climate change… https://t.co/CZWWvZ7rgAHow could anyone lift themselves out of poverty without sanitation? How can the world achieve the #SDGs while so ma… https://t.co/gvTDjXe2IjGiven that climate adaptation makes sound business sense, how can we increase private-sector involvement? Read the… https://t.co/eg1WZPnnx3Printed copies of "Green Climate Fund: a Guide for the Perplexed" are here! If you're attending @theGCF's 24th Boar… https://t.co/Ihfnt7zNAM
Retweeted by World Resources InstA toilet is not just a toilet. It’s a life-saver, dignity-protector and opportunity-maker. We must expand access… https://t.co/6zcGwSx3Kp
Retweeted by World Resources InstThe world runs on #water. Clean, reliable water supplies are vital for industry, agriculture & energy production. Y… https://t.co/quVcF70SQAIn an increasingly water-stressed world, many countries & regions face the risk of political instability or conflic… https://t.co/WoM31UYjff @WRIAqueduct's research shows that 1/4 of the world's population lives in extreme #waterstress. 💧💧💧 Join WRI Water… https://t.co/x3W9w8dhTe"Empowering indigenous communities, who are adept at sustainably using Earth’s resources, is perhaps the best strat… https://t.co/2Wz8s6UUEN
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11/12
2019
New PODCAST with @WRIAqueduct's Betsy Otto explores the solutions—technological, political, and managerial—that can… https://t.co/qdvzo0gjfQOfficials have a lot of levers to influence AV behavior for community benefit, but what may be lacking is political… https://t.co/dQejTO828e
Retweeted by World Resources InstBlog Profiles: Climate Change Blogs, including @NASAClimate @RealClimate @WorldResources and @ClimateReality |… https://t.co/uoA2rs4jsr
Retweeted by World Resources InstDoes your city have a nature-based solution to the #ClimateCrisis?@ClimateKIC & @CrowtherLab invite cities to enter… https://t.co/ONF39IPQGVWe must put an end to the culture of waste, we who pray to the Lord to give us our daily bread. Food waste contribu… https://t.co/oPqLyemduV
Retweeted by World Resources InstSome questions identified by @OPAgarWRI to facilitate the clean energy transformation @WRIIndia @WorldResourceshttps://t.co/7VDyWPsWgN
Retweeted by World Resources InstR&D can help offset the impacts of #climatechange, said Keith Wiebe, Senior Research Fellow @IFPRI at recent policy… https://t.co/MSUd31HCBp
Retweeted by World Resources InstWater is being 'weaponised' in the #MiddleEast with women at the forefront, a new play by @SabrinaMahfouzhttps://t.co/57WFmm6yfg
Retweeted by World Resources InstUn risque de pénurie d'eau à l'échelle mondiale: "Bientôt un monde sans eau?" https://t.co/4PxxeXhkJM via… https://t.co/v5dqxhohxi
Retweeted by World Resources InstThank you @IFAD @FAO @WWF @WorldResources @PostharvestOrg and the many incredible organizations working so hard to… https://t.co/OeRyKRbHN0
Retweeted by World Resources InstParticipated in @ndtv's show #WeThePeople on the topic of #AirPollution. We need to debunk 3 myth immediately 1. A… https://t.co/Nylg92xxNk
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11/11
2019
#Forests help stabilize the climate and generate income, #food and #energy. We have plenty of evidence about what w… https://t.co/etdgyI9Y26#Climatechange is already threatening coffee plants worldwide and those threats are projected to grow. Learn how… https://t.co/EGP3E7GDakLong-term economic growth and #climateaction are inextricably linked. That’s why #WeAreStillIn. Read on:… https://t.co/vW86l7XOVPDoes your city have a nature-based solution to the #ClimateCrisis? @ClimateKIC & @CrowtherLab invite cities to ente… https://t.co/UZLX880ORO
11/10
2019

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