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Climate change & macro. Skeptical optimist. No dress rehearsal, this is our life. Vice Chairman @eurasiagroup

Cape Breton, or wishing I were
Joined November 2010
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Gerald Butts
23 days ago
Excellent dataviz describing which countries are responsible for climate change. Current annual emissions are a fraction of the story.
@DrSimEvans
Simon Evans
23 days ago
Super excited to finally share this updated analysis on the countries most responsible for climate change, now including all sources of CO2: US 509GtCO2 CN 284 RU 172 BR 113 ID 103 DE 88 IN 86 UK 74 JP 68 CA 65 1/n
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Gerald Butts
2 hours ago
You can’t hide this stuff anymore.
@racheladhe
Rachel Adams-Heard
2 hours ago
One of the worst methane releases in the U.S. this year was spotted in Oklahoma last week. The source was a pipeline owned by Berkshire Hathaway's Northern Natural Gas via @gersonjr and @joshfromalaska
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Gerald Butts
3 hours ago
Nope. Paid for for my commercial flight to do my private sector work. Also, *you’re.*
@rickbrohd
Richard Marc Bolen
3 hours ago
@gmbutts Did you get a free ride there to Gerry? Your just another pig at the Government trough Gerry.
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@ianbremmer
ian bremmer
5 hours ago
LIVE Measuring what matters: How women are critical to pandemic recovery I'm discussing with @phumlambongcuka @MSuzman Minouche Shafik @VanessaWedi & @Africa_eNCA @gzeromedia #MeasurementMatters @gatesfoundation
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Gerald Butts
5 hours ago
Glasgow is starting feel a lot like Copenhagen, and it’s not just the weather. #COP26 India rejects net zero emissions target, says it's a 'victim' of global warming, 'not a contributor' - CNN
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Gerald Butts
7 hours ago
Joseph is a super impressive and serious Canadian China expert. I wish there were more analysis like his in the broader public discourse. 🇨🇦 🇨🇳
@JosephWongUT
Joseph Wong
7 hours ago
We've known this for a long time. The tea leaves became billboards. Investment-driven growth without concomitant consumption growth eventually becomes debt-driven growth. People like @vshih2 have been warning this for years. #China #Evergrande @munkschool
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@UofT
University of Toronto
a day ago
#UofT is committing to divest from fossil fuel investments & create a climate-positive campus. “The growing severity of the climate crisis now demands bold actions that have both substantive and symbolic impact,” President Meric Gertler said.
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Gerald Butts
11 hours ago
Buon Giorno. #Roma
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Gerald Butts
14 hours ago
This is a great, modern economic brand for Toronto. #YYZ
@CamaraToronto
Angie Camara
18 hours ago
Bloomberg Businessweek has named Toronto the top business city on the planet for working women.
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@defis_eu
🇪🇺 DG DEFIS #StrongerTogether
15 hours ago
#EUSpace for #ClimateChange awareness The EU Space Programme, with more than 16 TB of #OpenData delivered every day, captures many of the changes that are affecting #OurPlanet Time is up We must act now #EUatCOP26 #EUGreenDeal #COP26Glasgow
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Gerald Butts
a day ago
Expect more of this.
@AkshatRathi
Akshat Rathi
a day ago
Boy oh boy, this is interesting. Activist hedge fund has $750 million worth of shares in Shell and wants to break the company up into old energy (oil) and new energy (gas, renewables, power).
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Gerald Butts
a day ago
Have meant to read this classic for many years. First overseas flight in 23 months is as good an opportunity as any. #Amreading 📚 #novascotia
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Gerald Butts
a day ago
Congratulations, Terry.
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@TerryGlavin
Terry Glavin 格立文
a day ago
Horror shock outrage
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Gerald Butts
a day ago
Posted without comment.
@TheBeaverton
The Beaverton
2 days ago
Province that didn’t pay $4.5 billion for Trans Mountain pipeline votes against equalization #ableg #cdnpoli
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Gerald Butts
a day ago
Big if true. ☢️ #energytransition
@wstrzelecki
Witold Strzelecki
a day ago
The tide is definitely turning in favour for #nuclear at 🇪🇺 level as during the last meeting of EU energy ministers, 🇧🇬🇭🇷🇨🇿🇫🇮🇫🇷🇭🇺🇳🇱🇵🇱🇷🇴🇸🇰🇸🇪 underlined the important role nuclear has to play in the EU's energy transition & called on @EU_Commission to include nuclear in #EUTaxonomy
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@wstrzelecki
Witold Strzelecki
a day ago
The tide is definitely turning in favour for #nuclear at 🇪🇺 level as during the last meeting of EU energy ministers, 🇧🇬🇭🇷🇨🇿🇫🇮🇫🇷🇭🇺🇳🇱🇵🇱🇷🇴🇸🇰🇸🇪 underlined the important role nuclear has to play in the EU's energy transition & called on @EU_Commission to include nuclear in #EUTaxonomy
@EUCouncil
EU Council
2 days ago
"The green transition is part of the solution. We have to invest in renewable energy sources and new technologies" Jernej Vrtovec, Slovenian presidency. EU energy ministers met today to discuss rising #EnergyPrices More 👉
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