Tuesday, December 22, 2020
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Tuesday, December 22, 2020

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

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Climate Change Legislation Included in Coronavirus Relief Deal

Coral Davenport, New York Times (Tweet)

The legislation calls for cutting the use of powerful planet-warming chemicals common in air-conditioners and refrigerators.

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A Plan by Eastern States to Cap Tailpipe Emissions Gets Off to a Slow Start

Brad Plumer, New York Times (Tweet)

Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Washington, D.C., all announced they would join a cap-and-trade program for cars and trucks. But many bigger states have yet to join.

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Weather Service faces backlash after launching ‘slow,’ ‘unusable’ radar website

Jason Samenow, The Washington Post (Tweet)

The common refrain in initial reviews is that the new radar website is a step backward.