Friday, January 08, 2021
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Friday, January 08, 2021

It's 37 degrees in Cleveland today. Here's the news—

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U.S. Disaster Costs Doubled in 2020, Reflecting Costs of Climate Change

Christopher Flavelle, New York Times (Tweet)

The $95 billion in damage came in a year marked by a record number of named Atlantic storms, as well as the largest wildfires recorded in California.

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Our Best Chance to Slow Global Warming Comes in the Next Nine Years

Bill McKibben, New Yorker (Tweet)

We are precisely halfway through the six-decade cycle that could delineate the crucial years of the climate crisis.

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Capitol Rioters Walked Away. Climate Protesters Saw a Double Standard.

John Schwartz, New York Times (Tweet)

“There’s two worlds,” said one community activist who has been arrested several times at nonviolent protests. “And we’ve got to fix that.”

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Drought is the sleeper weather story you’ll hear more about in 2021

Andrew Freedman, Hannah Faith Dormido, The Washington Post (Tweet)

About half the Lower 48 states are in some form of drought conditions, with some areas likely to see worsening water woes this winter.