Monday, January 11, 2021
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Monday, January 11, 2021

It's 34 degrees in Gilliam today. Here's the news—

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2020 is Tied With 2016 as Hottest Year Ever on Record

Henry Fountain, New York Times (Tweet)

The global average temperature in 2020 was about 2.25 degrees Fahrenheit warmer than the average from 1850 to 1900, data from the Copernicus Climate Change Service indicates.

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A record 22 billion-dollar disasters struck the U.S. in 2020

Matthew Cappucci, The Washington Post (Tweet)

The disasters racked up $95 billion in damage across the country.

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Would you live here? These U.S. cities have particularly wild, extreme weather

Matthew Cappucci, The Washington Post (Tweet)

We highlight the seven U.S. cities with some of the most extreme weather. Among them? Denver, Chicago, Bismarck and Boston.

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Women and minorities in weather and climate fields confront harassment, lack of inclusion

Kay Nolan, The Washington Post (Tweet)

Professional scientific groups, like the American Meteorological Society, say they are ideally positioned to create change.

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On 'Introducing...,' Aaron Frazer Contemplates Love And The Road Ahead

Lulu Garcia-Navarro, NPR (Tweet)

Best known for drumming and singing with soul revival band Durand Jones & The Indications, Frazer charts his own course on his solo debut, produced by The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach.

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With the departure of the world's loneliest elephant, Islamabad's zoo has closed — but its empty cages hold clues to its animals' suffering

Pamela Constable, The Washington Post (Tweet)

Officials plan to create a modern conservation park on the grounds of the former Marghazar Zoo.