ZERO DAYS TO WASTE: Most know Trump is an illegitimate president* aided into office by Russian military attacks; some think he’s great, for reasons too dull to get into.

But where all Americans should agree if we want any future on this planet: we’ve got to bury the GOP.

3/ 😔”The Paris Agreement tried to encourage every nation to cut carbon pollution simultaneously—like a group of children who grab one another’s hands..Trump has significantly diminished this virtuous commitment to fighting climate change.” @TheAtlantic
5/ Whales can’t save themselves.
7/ It’s the environment, stupid.
9/ Before churchy billionaires of the fossilized set made disbelief in climate change the word of god (see #4), former GOP presidents made historic progress on environmental protections. Hell, Nixon gave us the EPA. @EPA
12/ Environmentalists will take the wins where we can get them. @NatGeo
14/ FAIL: “To simply award Trump an ‘F’ does not come close to capturing both the depth of his administration’s assault on environmental protections..all to provide favors to the wealthiest corporate polluters. The totality of anti-environmental offenses is absolutely staggering”
17/ Trump’s tactics are predictable when considering his pals and their common interests.
18/ And why think of such things as the future habitability of this planet when you can just stay perpetually outraged.
21/ Let’s zoom out and go back to the beginning. Russia waged military cyber attacks to get Trump elected. For reference, here are the cliff notes:
22/ So why would a nuclear-armed wreck of a nation put money behind a reality tv bozo.

“There’s no way to understand Trump’s relationship with Russia without oil and climate politics—they’re likely colluding to destroy our planet’s climate system” @grist
26/ Fear of a dead planet.

“We have given our planet the disastrous gift of climate change..there is no new world, no utopia around the corner. We are running out of space, and the only places to go to are other worlds.”-Stephen Hawking @voxdotcom
27/ We don’t have another planet and we’d muck it up anyway. So it’s critical we make it work here. But who holds GOP accountable.

“Exxon’s Arctic dreams fell apart in 2014 after Obama administration slapped sanctions on Russia’s oil industry” @voxdotcom
34/ Here’s what’s not a hoax. Climate change is a matter of national security.
37/ Not a hoax.🦋

“Human-caused climate change and habitat loss are now threatening North American monarch butterflies with extinction. Increasing carbon dioxide levels may be making milkweed—the only food monarch caterpillars will eat—too toxic.” @NatGeo
“Around the world, sea level has risen by almost eight inches..a rate unparalleled in the last 6,000 years..This small mammal is therefore only the first of many species that face significant risk due to a warming climate, the authors warn.” @NatGeo
42/ Many stories in this thread would’ve buried any other administration. But with all the money propping up reality tv bozo, real news is avalanched all too often by puff pieces.
43/ I get it. Oil in its various forms used to win wars. Now, it causes cause wars, and cancer, and climate change and extinction. And it has another ill side-effect: it spawns dictators. @voxdotcom
45/ So with all the money—foreign and domestic—propping up a real fake president* and his science denier hacks—useful idiots for energy interests—what’s our strategy to give em the boot. The cult of TrumPutin will not go gently into that dark night.
47/ Remember that time in the ‘70s when we had a President who was an environmentalist who’s narrative of truth was crushed by the Greed-80s. Ya, me too. President Carter knows the score.🦋
48/ So we can allow the GOP to illegitimately remain in power, scripting false narratives for Big Oil—and bury the last whale, the last polar bear, and witness the last monarch take flight—or we can bury the GOP. The future is unwritten. @VanityFair
49/ I’m with Greta.🦋

@UNFCCC @GretaThunberg💜
50/ CLIMATE JUSTICE FOR A LIVING PLANET: “We have not come here to beg world leaders to care..We are running out of time. We have come here to let you know that change is coming whether you like it or not. The real power belongs to the people”- @GretaThunberg
Photo @anderspangpang
52/ RISE ABOVE: Now that you have the facts, clearly we can’t leave the planet’s future to a party that is immoral, kompromised, bot by oil, in denial and only pays lip service to climate change when pollsters tell them to. RIP GOP—you won’t be missed. @qz
53/ CODA:

“They took all the trees
And put 'em in a tree museum
And they charged the people
A dollar and a half to seem 'em

Don't it always seem to go
That you don't know what you've got
Til its gone
They paved paradise...”

Courtesy @JoniMitchellcom🦋
55/ 😔
56/ It’s on us.
58/ To grasp why the Trump administration* would set us back decades in environmental protections, consider his bosses: two villains who stole our data to steal the election, both climate change “deniers” who by installing Trump served themselves billions.
59/ And the heat goes on. #BuryTheGop
60/ Nixon gave us the EPA and protections for endangered species. But that was then.

We’ve got #ZeroDaysToWaste to demand #ClimateJustice for all. @nytimes
63/ Chivalry’s not dead.💜🌹
64/ Hope is the thing with feathers.
65/ An illegitimate president’s* parting shot.
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