Monday, December 07, 2020
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Monday, December 07, 2020

It's 51 degrees in Round Mountain today. Here's the news—

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Ignored and Ridiculed, She Wages a Lonesome Climate Crusade

Steven Lee Myers, New York Times (Tweet)

In China, where any hint of protest is viewed with suspicion, one teenager is trying to draw attention to the dangers human development poses to the world.

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Ridiculed in China, Ou Hongyi Wages a Lonely Climate Crusade

Steven Lee Myers, New York Times (Tweet)

In China, where any hint of protest is viewed with suspicion, one teenager is trying to draw attention to the dangers human development poses to the world.

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Clean trucks are paving the road to the electric vehicle era

Joann Muller, Axios (Tweet)

The electric vehicle revolution is underway, led by the un-sexiest of plug-in models: the commercial truck.Why it matters: Growing demand for cleaner trucks means 2021 will be a pivotal year for electric vehicles — just not the kind you might have expected.Dr…

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Honduras president seeks assistance, warns of increased migration in wake of devastating hurricanes

Kevin Sieff, The Washington Post (Tweet)

Honduras filed a request with the Trump administration this week for temporary protected status for its citizens in the U.S.

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Denmark becomes first major oil-producing nation to set deadline to end extraction

Florian Elabdi, Rick Noack, The Washington Post (Tweet)

Environmental activists celebrated the decision as a "watershed moment."

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A Race Against Time to Rescue a Reef From Climate Change

Catrin Einhorn, Christopher Flavelle and Daniel Berehulak, New York Times (Tweet)

In an unusual experiment, a coral reef in Mexico is now insured against hurricanes. A team of locals known as “the Brigade” rushed to repair the devastated corals, piece by piece.

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The EU’s biggest oil producer has taken a huge step: It’s ending oil production by 2050

Jariel Arvin, Vox (Tweet)

Denmark becomes the first major oil-producing country to announce an end to oil production and extraction.