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Amy Gunia

@amygunia

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Reporter at TIME

Hong Kong
Joined September 2014
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Dan Stewart
12 days ago
In 2018, Maria Ressa was one of the "Guardians" of press freedom TIME named its Person of the Year. We're proud to have helped raise awareness of her cause and of many other journalists who defy oppression to do their jobs
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13 days ago
LIVE: @amygunia in conversation with Mike Cannon-Brookes (@mcannonbrookes) on corporate responsibility and green energy #TIME100Talks
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14 days ago
Join us on Oct. 7 at 8 AM ET / Oct. 7 at 8 PM HKT for a live #TIME100Talks featuring Atlassian co-founder and co-CEO Mike Cannon-Brookes (@mcannonbrookes). Register now:
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Amy Gunia
28 days ago
6/ Although questions remain, like when and how Xi's pledge will be implemented, observers say it's a positive step. "Accelerating the global phaseout of coal is the single most important step to keep the 1.5-degree goal of the Paris Agreement within reach,” says Antonio Gutteres
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Amy Gunia
28 days ago
5/ What Xi didn't mention was China's domestic coal use; the country is heavily reliant on coal and it generated more than 53% of the world's total coal-fired power in 2020. This year, it has announced plans to build dozens of new coal-fired power plants.
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Amy Gunia
28 days ago
4/ And environmentalists say it's a positive signal ahead of COP26 in November, which U.S. climate envoy John Kerry called the “last best hope to be able to coalesce the world in the right direction.”
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28 days ago
3/ Experts say the move could mark the beginning of the end of coal as a primary energy source for the world (it’s currently no. 2, behind oil.) Coal-fired power plants have been a major part of China's Belt and Road (BRI) infrastructure beltway.
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28 days ago
2/ A shift was already underway. China didn't fund any coal projects around the world in the first half of 2021, but Xi’s announcement will turn something that is already happening into a formal policy.
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Amy Gunia
28 days ago
1/ Chinese President Xi Jinping announced on Tuesday that China will no longer finance overseas coal projects. Here's why that's a big deal
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a month ago
The number of women working as journalists in Kabul has plummeted to just 39, according to @RSF_inter @cdeloire Some, like @ZahraJoya, are continuing their work from overseas
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Amy Gunia
7 months ago
"The military is terrorizing us day after day, night after night," says @kobokyi in this interview about what's happening in Myanmar @aapp_burma
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Suyin Haynes
7 months ago
“We’re all feeling a collective trauma...we know that this isn’t just a problem for North America.” The Atlanta shooting highlights the painful reality of rising anti-Asian violence and racism around the world. new for @TIME, w/reporting by @amygunia
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Kyaw Hsan Hlaing
7 months ago
“While transgender people are the most visible,” says Sue Sha Shin Thant, “hidden communities also supported the demonstration from behind and some joined in public protests as well.” W/⁦@EmilyFishbein11⁩ and my lastest one for ⁦@TIME
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Amy Gunia
10 months ago
Racial-justice organizers are @TIME's Guardians of the Year. I interviewed @latoya_aroha who has campaigned for justice for their brother - who died in detention - & systemic change to stop Aboriginal deaths in custody in Australia. Story by @JustinWorland
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Amy Gunia
10 months ago
Need some good news during a tough year? Check out @TIME's Heroes of 2020. Stories by me on Australia's volunteer firefighters, who risked everything to keep their country safe, & the Singapore food-stall owners who gave away free meals during the pandemic
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