Tuesday, January 12, 2021
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Tuesday, January 12, 2021

It's 29 degrees in Grand Rapids today. Here's the news—

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Billion-Dollar Disasters Shattered U.S. Record in 2020

Thomas Frank, E&E News (Tweet)

The 22 events that each caused at least $1 billion in damage show the increasing costs of climate change.

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Here's the most important part about the climate debate no one is talking about

Amy Harder, Axios (Tweet)

One of the most important trends in climate change isn’t anything you heard on the campaign trail, but instead something as basic as data — and the technological exploitation of it.

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The Energy 202: What Merrick Garland as attorney general means for the environment

Dino Grandoni, The Washington Post (Tweet)

He will inherit a Justice Department that Biden and other critics say has curtailed prosecution of polluters under President Trump.

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Kerry climate team begins to take shape

By Zack Colman, Politico (Tweet)

The former Secretary of State is drawing heavily on Obama administration alumni and Foggy Bottom personnel to fill out his staff.