Tuesday, February 23, 2021
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Tuesday, February 23, 2021

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

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Companies Say They Care About the Climate. Their Actions Fall Short.

Peter Eavis and Clifford Krauss, New York Times (Tweet)

Many big businesses have not set targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Others have weak goals.

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A Looming Disaster: New Data Reveal Where Flood Damage Is An Existential Threat

Rebecca Hersher, NPR (Tweet)

More than 4 million homes face financial losses from flooding. Communities where flood insurance is already unaffordable are facing potentially catastrophic damage.

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As Cities Grapple With Climate Change, Gas Utilities Fight To Stay In Business

Jeff Brady, NPR (Tweet)

Natural gas utilities face a bleak future in a world increasingly concerned about climate change. An NPR investigation shows how they work to block local climate action and protect their business.

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The latest consequence of climate change: The Arctic is now open for business year-round

Jariel Arvin, Vox (Tweet)

The Arctic is now open for business year-round after a large commercial ship sailed the Northern Sea Route from Jiangsu, China, to a Russian gas plant on the Arctic coast.

Newsletter by Eric McDaniel.