Monday, February 15, 2021
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Monday, February 15, 2021

Ah! It's -13 degrees in Oberon today. Here's the news—

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They're Arctic Survivors. How Will They Adapt To Climate Change?

Henry Fountain, New York Times

Crisscrossing the tundra, digging dens, chasing prey: a rare look at the elusive wolverine in a rapidly changing region.

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Yellen Is Creating a New Senior Treasury Post for Climate Czar

Kate Davidson, Wall Street Journal

Obama administration veteran Sarah Bloom Raskin is top candidate to lead department’s climate efforts.

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A decade into the fracking boom, West Virginia, Pennsylvania and Ohio haven’t gained much

James Bruggers, InsideClimate News

After fracking companies invested billions chasing the natural gas boom across West Virginia, Ohio and Pennsylvania, what do people living in the middle of the most prolific gas fields have to show for it, more than a decade later?

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Why the ‘Global Vaccine Apartheid’ Is a Dire Warning for the Future

Brain Kahn, Earther

Like the climate crisis, the pandemic has exposed the chasms that exist between the haves and have nots. At the national level in the U.S., it’s resulted in Black, brown, and Indigenous Americans dying at higher rates than the overall population.

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Trump’s California water plan troubled federal biologists. They were sidelined.

Ryan Sabalow and Dale Kasler for the Sacramento Bee and Jimmy Tobias and Emily Holden for the Guardian

Although scientists recommended otherwise, Trump officials favored political allies over endangered wildlife, internal emails show

Newsletter by Eric McDaniel.