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Climate misinformation spreads on Musk’s Twitter – E&E News

At Tesla, Elon Musk helped kick-start an electric vehicle revolution that will meaningfully cut greenhouse gas emissions. Now, as Twitter’s CEO, he’s overseeing one of the world’s most popular social media platforms that’s rife with climate change misinformation. And it…

Society Can’t Slow Climate Change Without Reining in Big Tech, New Report Warns – InsideClimate News

An illustration picture taken in London on Dec. 18, 2020 shows the logos of Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft displayed on a mobile phone and a laptop screen. Credit: Justin Tallis/AFP via Getty Images Any effort to curb global…

Renewed Climate Disinformation Campaigns Threaten COP27 Progress – Undark Magazine

The slow pace of global climate talks were once again on display at COP27 last week and can be partially explained by a renewed blitz of climate disinformation, according to watchdog groups that analyze media ecosystems. Last week, the Climate…

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In a Reversal, U.S. Won’t Block Climate Compensation for Poor Nations – The New York Times

SHARM EL SHEIKH, Egypt — The United States is willing to accept the creation of a fund to compensate poor, developing countries for climate damage, reversing decades of opposition and marking a major breakthrough in one of the most contentious…

In a First, Rich Countries Agree to Pay for Climate Damages in Poor Nations – The New York Times

That left the United States, which has pumped more greenhouse gases into the atmosphere than any nation in history, as the last big holdout. By Saturday, as talks stretched into overtime, American officials said that they would accept a loss…

A Clash Over Degrees: How Hot Should Nations Allow the Earth to Get? – The New York Times

SHARM EL SHEIKH, Egypt — At last year’s global climate talks in Glasgow, world leaders, scientists and chief executives rallied around a call to “keep 1.5 alive.” The mantra was in reference to an aspirational goal that every government endorsed…

November 15, 2022 Climate Disinformation Campaigns Threaten COP27 Progress, a New Report Concludes – InsideClimate News

United Arab Emirates President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed al-Nahyan arrives to deliver a speech on the second day of the COP27 climate conference at the Sharm el-Sheikh International Convention Centre, in Egypt’s Red Sea resort city of the same name,…

Should Brands Be Allowed at Global Climate Talks? – Adweek

In a resort town on the tip of the Sinai peninsula, global leaders are gathering this week to hash out how, exactly, they’re going to meet the climate goals they set last year in Glasgow. The meeting is officially titled…

An inconvenient truth: Climate change won’t be solved in this desert – POLITICO

This is the inconvenient truth: Governments are undermining the Paris climate agreement just seven years after they signed it. And nearly all the large companies that announced pledges to bring their net carbon emissions down to zero have failed to…

Opinion | Ahead of Egypt climate conference, the world is behind on emissions – The Washington Post

Comment on this story Comment Gift Article At the 2015 Paris climate conference, nations agreed to limit global warming to under 2 degrees Celsius relative to preindustrial levels — and preferably to under 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit). According…

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