Monday, December 21, 2020
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Monday, December 21, 2020

It's 42 degrees in Lemitar today. Here's the news—

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Millions Left On The Table': How Cities Can Do More To Battle Rising Flood Insurance Rates

Sam Turken, NPR (Tweet)

Increased flooding from climate change is making flood insurance so expensive that some worry they'll lose their homes. A federal program can cut costs if cities invest in flood protection.

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2020 May Be The Hottest Year On Record. Here's The Damage It Did

Rebecca Hersher, NPR (Tweet)

2020 and 2016 are virtually tied for the hottest year on record. That means more powerful hurricanes, more intense wildfires, less ice and longer heat waves.

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How to judge America’s responsibility for tackling climate change

Amy Harder, Axios (Tweet)

Historically, America has emitted the most greenhouse gases of any country in the world. But over the next 80 years, the U.S. may account for as little as 5% of such emissions.

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After decades of activism, the Navajo coal plant has been demolished

Jariel Arvin, Vox (Tweet)

The largest coal plant in the western US has come down. Now cleanup begins.