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Revealed: quarter of all tweets about climate crisis produced by bots

Revealed: quarter of all tweets about climate crisis produced by bots

The social media conversation over the climate crisis is being reshaped by an army of automated Twitter bots, with a new analysis finding that a quarter of all tweets about climate on an average day are produced by bots, the Guardian can reveal.

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20,000 deaths since 1999: New report reveals deadly impact of extreme weather in France

20,000 deaths since 1999: New report reveals deadly impact of extreme weather in France

France is one of the most exposed countries in the world to the risks of extreme weather, a new report has found, with nearly 20,000 deaths linked to heatwaves, floods and storms in the last 20 years.

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Jeff Bezos Pledges $10 Billion To Fight Climate Change, Planet’s ‘Biggest Threat’

Jeff Bezos Pledges $10 Billion To Fight Climate Change, Planet’s ‘Biggest Threat’

Bezos says the funds will go toward the creation of the Bezos Earth Fund. “This global initiative will fund scientists, activists, NGOs — any effort that offers a real possibility to help preserve and protect the natural world,” he writes in an Instagram post.

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Antarctica Warmer Than Tel Aviv

Antarctica Warmer Than Tel Aviv

Temperature in the northern Antarctic peninsula hit an all-time high of 18.3 degrees Celsius (64.9 degrees Fahrenheit) on February 6, says an Argentine research station there. In February, the daytime temperature in Tel Aviv averages 64.5 degrees.

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Climate change is coming for the Tidal Basin in Washington, D.C.

Climate change is coming for the Tidal Basin in Washington, D.C.

The Jefferson Memorial in Washington, D.C., overlooks the Tidal Basin, a man-made body of water surrounded by cherry trees. But at high tide, people are forced off parts of the path. Twice a day, the Tidal Basin floods and water spills onto the walkway.

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Air Pollution from Fossil Fuels Costs $8 Billion Per Day, New Research Finds

Air Pollution from Fossil Fuels Costs $8 Billion Per Day, New Research Finds

The study, the first of its kind to quantify the global impacts of air pollution caused by burning fossil fuels, focused on the health impacts of three specific types of pollutants. The report also highlights several key solutions to reduce air pollution, improve public health, and mitigate climate change.

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The danger of creating a designer planet

The danger of creating a designer planet

It is understandable that in the absence of a meaningful action plan emerging from last December’s UN climate meeting in Madrid people are grasping at almost any idea that might offer a solution to climate change. But pursuing an idea without a firm understanding of the inner workings of our planet is folly at best and just plain dangerous at worst

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Why Australia’s 2019-2020 bushfire season was not normal

Why Australia’s 2019-2020 bushfire season was not normal

Data from satellite sources assembled by the United Nations Environment Programme’s (UNEP) World Environment Situation Room confirms that the wildfires in Australia in the last two months of 2019 and the first six weeks of 2020 were far from normal. 2019 was the second hottest year on record since 1880, and Australia recorded its warmest temperatures ever in December 2019.

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‘The only uncertainty is how long we’ll last’: a worst case scenario for the climate in 2050

‘The only uncertainty is how long we’ll last’: a worst case scenario for the climate in 2050

The Future We Choose, a new book by the architects of the Paris climate accords, offers two contrasting visions for how the world might look in thirty years

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