Australia's three hottest days in history have been the past three days. Today and tomorrow will almost surely join them.
AFAIK, no other large country with 100+ years of weather history has ever broken this many all-time records in a single week.
We are in a climate emergency. https://t.co/2UK37F2xOk
— Eric Holthaus (@EricHolthaus) December 21, 2019
This is yesterday’s global temperature map. Australia is on fire. Literally on fire. I live in Melbourne and cycled home from work in 44.4 Celsius. Bushfire smoke everywhere, catastrophic air quality rating. Source: https://t.co/DkGuS2lfQH pic.twitter.com/8Z1uAaTNFl
— Simon Kuestenmacher (@simongerman600) December 20, 2019
Australian fire researcher: "a third of the Australian population that has been impacted (by smoke), with prolonged, episodic exposure and sometimes extreme health impacts."https://t.co/1VKl1ILi4C
— Bill McKibben (@billmckibben) December 20, 2019
Water thieves steal 80,000 gallons in Australia as our Mad Max-style future becomes reality https://t.co/p3amTsYieK
— Gizmodo (@Gizmodo) December 20, 2019
Perspective: Australia continues to drift on a cloud of complacency, held aloft by the success of past reforms and real leaders long gone. Scott Morrison is rushing back to Australia. But do we have a leader? https://t.co/vymEedMDfy
— The Sydney Morning Herald (@smh) December 20, 2019
If you have been wondering where your PM is, he is drinking beer at the Hale Koa Oasis Booze shack, 2131 Kalia Rd, Honolulu, HI 96815, United States. A US armed services only resort. Not hurrying home. #auspol #AustraliaBurns pic.twitter.com/u2TjIsIMhl
— Teddo (@Trader_Zero2) December 20, 2019
Scott Morrison should when this disaster is over (probably around March) send every volunteer firefighters and their families over for a weeks holiday in Hawaii for appreciation for what they have done to save Australia. Just saying #auspol pic.twitter.com/XrGfFsTQMO
— Politic@l Spinner (@LesStonehouse) December 20, 2019
The front page of tomorrow’s Daily Telegraph: ‘Britain will abandon all EU rules after Brexit' #TomorrowsPapersToday pic.twitter.com/LkClv9uvFY
— The Telegraph (@Telegraph) December 20, 2019
358 MPs vote to back bill, 234 MPs vote against backing EU #WithdrawalAgreementBill
It will have more hurdles to cross in the New Year before becoming lawhttps://t.co/0GgigKoiHP pic.twitter.com/AmVRck2946
— BBC Breaking News (@BBCBreaking) December 20, 2019
We were told last night that Brexit would not be mentioned by No10 come the new year
“ people don’t want to have to listen to complicated trade deals “ https://t.co/bYeL3gpktk
— emily m (@maitlis) December 19, 2019
The rich have convinced the poor to vote in a way that will make the rich richer and the poor poorer. #BrexitBill
— kevin 🏴 (@llywelyn_cymru) December 20, 2019
Cyprus government documents seen by Reuters show that wealthy Conservative Party donors have sought citizenship of the island, an EU member state, since Britain voted to leave the bloc in 2016.
Brexit paid for by hypocritical rich bastards. https://t.co/yWJ4lFQOCr
— Nick Reeves – Vote Tactical #FBPE (@nickreeves9876) December 20, 2019
The Royal Mail has produced a series of stamps to commemorate the #BrexitBill pic.twitter.com/G3B0WI25cH
— El Christo (@ElCorbynista) December 20, 2019
Question for leavers who want the UK to come together again after brexit.
What are you offering remainers to get them to come together with you?
— Political Motivation ⚫ (@Margin4Error) December 20, 2019
Speaker Nancy Pelosi: "A US-UK trade agreement that would be a reward for weakening the Good Friday Accords is just not a possibility." pic.twitter.com/71WfGIZFAO
— The Hill (@thehill) April 17, 2019
Pres Trump calls this a "truly historic day." Says he's signing "the largest ever investment in the US military – the largest ever by far." Says the $738-billion Defense bill inaugurates the newest branch of the military: "the Space Force." pic.twitter.com/InR6hs95XY
— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) December 21, 2019
The US Air Force Space Command was designated the United States Space Force, the country's newest military service and the first since the US Air Force came into being in 1947 https://t.co/05qTlD3IXm
— CNN (@CNN) December 21, 2019
Trump in 2016: “You won’t lose one plant… The long nightmare of jobs leaving Michigan will be coming to a very rapid end.”
TODAY: U.S. Steel to eliminate 1,545 jobs in Michigan.
— CAP Action (@CAPAction) December 20, 2019
President Trump dropped a threat to levy tariffs on Brazilian steel and aluminum after speaking with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro https://t.co/pA9it1KqV0
— The Wall Street Journal (@WSJ) December 21, 2019
Mental health professionals read Trump's letter: A study in "the psychotic mind" at work https://t.co/DE0Sj5Ciot
— Jeffrey Levin (@jilevin) December 20, 2019
Trump responded to the surprise editorial by insisting the conservative evangelical outlet is a platform for Bernie Sanders-style socialists https://t.co/QDiGiDZzIz
— VANITY FAIR (@VanityFair) December 21, 2019
In a gaffe-filled tweet, Trump declares he will no longer read Christianity Today.
— Duty To Warn 🔉 (@duty2warn) December 20, 2019
Somebody buy this dude a beer🤣 pic.twitter.com/PcLxTGvYo7
— Alan, sleigh me🗡️ (@AlanWillNot) December 19, 2019
Trump Adviser Caught On Tape: Voter Suppression Key To GOP Battleground Efforts
Justin Clark was recorded at a private event saying: “That’s what you’re going to see in 2020. It’s going to be a much bigger program, a much more aggressive program."
— Red T Raccoon (@RedTRaccoon) December 21, 2019
Homeless rates continue to rise, driven by the affordable housing crisis in California, the Department of Housing and Urban Development says https://t.co/evx0rAYlLb
— NYT Politics (@nytpolitics) December 21, 2019
— Colum Eastwood (@columeastwood) December 21, 2019
The Rise of Skywalker gives in to the noisy minority of Star Wars’ worst fans. https://t.co/mc55oaxcDa
— Slate (@Slate) December 21, 2019
Nascar hall-of-fame driver, team owner Junior Johnson dies at 88 https://t.co/jBmfnMKJiB pic.twitter.com/JktQBQLvt7
— Reuters (@Reuters) December 21, 2019