Thursday, December 03, 2020
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Thursday, December 03, 2020

It's 53 degrees in New Llano today. Here's the news—

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Singapore Approves a Lab-Grown Meat Product, a Global First

Mike Ives, New York Times (Tweet)

The approval for a U.S. start-up’s “cultured chicken” product is a small victory for the nascent laboratory meat industry. Less clear is whether other countries will follow Singapore’s lead.

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Kids, toxic smoke and inequality

Somini Sengupta and Miranda Green, New York Times (Tweet)

Also this week: Greener holiday gifts, and climate resolutions

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A Hotter Planet Is Already Killing Americans, Health Experts Warn

Somini Sengupta, New York Times (Tweet)

A new report presented climate change as an immediate public health danger and urged lawmakers to curb greenhouse gas emissions.

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Singapore is the first country in the world to approve lab-grown chicken products

Kelsey Piper, Vox (Tweet)

Chicken bites from bioreactor-grown chicken will be available for sale.

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Staying safe this winter means a lot of time outside. Here’s how to stay warm.

Rebecca Jennings, Vox (Tweet)

How to dress when you have to be outside and it’s absolutely freezing.

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Adding Red Seaweed To Cow Feed Could Cut Bovine Flatulance

NPR, NPR (Tweet)

Seaweed can potentially help fight climate change. Research shows that a specific type of seaweed can cut cows' methane production by up to 98%.

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We Don't Have To Live This Way': Doctors Call For Climate Action

Rebecca Hersher, NPR (Tweet)

Heat waves, air pollution and extreme weather are making people sick and, increasingly, killing people. A key report by global physicians says fossil fuels are to blame.

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Pace of climate change shown in new report has humanity on ‘suicidal’ path, UN leader warns

Andrew Freedman, The Washington Post (Tweet)

This year is likely to be one of the warmest years on record for the planet, the UN reports.

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‘Particularly dangerous’ wildfire threat to unfold in Southern California with 70 mph Santa Ana winds

Andrew Freedman, The Washington Post (Tweet)

California's worst wildfire season on record just won't quit, with a serious threat unfolding late Wednesday and lasting into the weekend.