Tuesday, December 15, 2020
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Tuesday, December 15, 2020

It's 31 degrees in Badger today. Here's the news—

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Your Monday Briefing

Natasha Frost, New York Times (Tweet)

Germany prepares for a lockdown.

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Mary Nichols Appears to Be Out of Running to Lead E.P.A.

Coral Davenport, New York Times (Tweet)

The president-elect’s transition team is scrambling to find a new candidate for the E.P.A. after advocates objected to Mary D. Nichols.

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Nuclear power and carbon capture gain support because of climate change

Amy Harder, Axios (Tweet)

Julian Brave NoiseCat, an expert at a progressive think tank, doesn’t like nuclear power, but he’s willing to support it because of climate change. Why he matters: NoiseCat personifies a shift in mindset among individuals, corporations and governments that’s …

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NPR Critics Pick Their Favorite TV From A Strange 2020

Aisha Harris, NPR (Tweet)

If you could watch it at home in 2020, it's here — four NPR critics give their picks for the best in streaming or broadcast TV in a year when current events turned the industry upside down.