We looked inside some of the tweets by @SominiSengupta and here's what we found interesting.
Inside 100 Tweets
“Am I an American only when I act like a slave?” Reflecting deeply and historically on Trump’s go back to your country tirade, I offer my latest @TheAtlantic. https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2019/07/am-i-american/594076/ …
Belatedly reading this gut punch of an essay.
Heat waves are getting more intense on a hotter planet, but they don’t have to be deadly if city officials take simple and often inexpensive steps, the Red Cross says. https://nyti.ms/2XPQP77
One of the world’s largest relief agencies offers a guidebook for city leaders to save their citizens from needless suffering.
.@ifrc @RCClimate guidelines being launched now at UNHQ in NY to help cities w #heatwaves that @Francescorocca calls among 'deadliest hazards facing humanity', but one that's preventable (@WorldBank pic, outdoor worker on Panama Canal extension project) - http://bit.ly/2Lp2yIk
With rising heat this week in many U.S. cities, there's advice here for city officials -- and indirectly, tips for citizens to hold their city officials accountable.
US fossil CO₂ emissions have gone down at ~1.5% per year in the last decade. Nearly all the declines are in electricity, with a shift from coal to gas & renewables. Transport, industry & other sectors remain stubborn.
Low hanging fruit (coal) has been picked. Everything else remains ripe for the picking.
🌈 Alan Turing will feature on the new £50 note 🌈 Lashana Lynch may be the new 007 🌈 A diverse England cricket team has won #CWC19 ↕️This is the United Kingdom that reflects us best & the values we promote @UN & throughout @foreignoffice. 🌈diversity 🌈equality 🌈human rights
1/ Here at @ProPublica, we've been documenting hate incidents using tips from the public. It turns out that "go back to your country" or "go back to [X] country" is one of the most common phrases we've identified in the @DocumentHate tips database.
Around the world, people are adapting to climate change. In Bangladesh, that adaptation is having an impact on restaurant menus, as farmers switch from raising chickens to raising ducks. @SavageSusannah explains why https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2019/07/bangladesh-climate-change-floods-ducks/593581/ …
Ducks have long been part of rural Bengali cuisine. They can also swim. That makes them better survivors in extreme weather.
Teenage activists are in town for the @ThisIsZeroHour youth climate summit. Their message? Adults in power haven’t acted, so now they have to https://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/environment/article232513587.html …
Teen climate activism, Miami edition