The pandemic has already taught us that for a better world we cannot have the market as the backbone of the economy; we need a more inclusive politics; decentralised governance is essential; and we obviously need a more harmonious relationship with nature.
theindiaforum.in/article/covid

♻ RT @NOAAResearch@twitter.com:

You’ve probably noticed it: Since COVID-19 has driven many people indoors, there are fewer cars on the road, fewer planes in the sky...and less air pollution.

NOAA has launched a big effort to study the environmental impact of the COVID-19 response. research.noaa.gov/article/ArtM

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The science is clear: now is the time to be protecting forests, not shipping them overseas to be burned for dirty energy,” said Tzeporah Berman, International Programs Director for Stand.earth. “We know that more and more whole trees are going into wood pellet production. The B.C. government is propping up a destructive industry and misleading the public about its climate impacts.”

stand.earth/latest/forest-cons

#climatechange #climatecrisis #climatestrike #strike4climate #xr #fridays4future #divest

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RT @scribe_prashant@twitter.com

BIG BREAKING: UP Govt deploys over 200 buses to transport back the stuck migrant workers in Delhi, Noida and Ghaziabad.

The buses will ply every two hours from the borders in Ghaziabad and Noida.

The government wakes up after relentless reporting by journalists.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/scribe_prashant/st

RT @naukarshah@twitter.com

Scenes at the Delhi UP Border!

We are possibly seeing the biggest human migration on foot after partition. One can see streams of people on foot on all highways. Without water or food. Terrible terrible human cost.

RT @AroonDeep
Telcos are using this crisis to undercut Net Neutrality regulation. Nothing stops them from having a neutral emergency data allowance allocated for every user, activatable whenever needed. But no, they want a walled garden. Again.

economictimes.indiatimes.com/i

‘We will have toxic air’ — This is what life will be like on Earth by 2050 if we don’t reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the next decade

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If those who believe in Modi are willing to risk a deadly disease that literally drowns people in their own blood and fluids, nothing anyone can do to prevent.

One day, they may be disillusioned, regret risking self, loved ones, but that isn't today.

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Responding to the threat of COVID-19, science advisers from twelve countries have signed on to an open letter urging scientific publishers to make all COVID-19 research freely available to the public through PubMed Central or the World Health Organization's COVID Database.
eff.org/deeplinks/2020/03/embr

India expands COVID-19 testing, now includes asymptomatic persons with contact history

The testing strategy also includes individuals hospitalised with severe acute respiratory illness

Though we wasted 4 weeks w/o it, at least we are going to do it now!

thenewsminute.com/article/indi

Even in the time of a pandemic, the Modi regime refuses to give something as basic as access to high speed internet to Kashmir. Especially in a time when fast information is necessary, and could be the decisive difference between life and death.
How hateful does one have to be to do that, is a question we must ponder over.

RT @AnjaliB_@twitter.com

1000+ women from across the country have written to all Chief Ministers, highlighting how NPR presents a clear danger to women and urging them to issue specific executive orders to de-link #NPR from Census house listing which is set to be rolled out from April 1, 2020.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/AnjaliB_/status/12

Some of the famous quotes by the great scientist, ideologue, rational Stephen Hawking:

1. Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
2. The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.
3. I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.

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