Monday, January 18, 2021
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Monday, January 18, 2021

It's 32 degrees in Comstock today. Here's the news—

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Hounded by Wildfires, Californians Rethink Their Willingness to Rebuild

Debra Kamin, New York Times (Tweet)

In the aftermath, some people are deciding to just begin new lives elsewhere. The pandemic and longstanding housing problems haven’t made the choices any easier.

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Tesla Might Finally Have Some Competition. From Ford.

Neal E. Boudette, New York Times (Tweet)

Traditional automakers have struggled to sell electric cars. That could change as Ford, Volkswagen and others introduce new models.

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Survey Finds Majority of Voters Support Initiatives to Fight Climate Change

John Schwartz, New York Times (Tweet)

A survey carried out after the November election found that 66 percent of respondents said that developing sources of clean energy should be a high or very high priority.

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Norway wants to lead on climate change. But first it must face its legacy of oil and gas.

Jariel Arvin, Vox (Tweet)

An expert explains Norway’s climate change paradox.

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Southern California faces rare January wildfire threat from hot, dry and windy weather

Andrew Freedman, Diana Leonard, The Washington Post (Tweet)

The  fire threat is forecast to grow into next week as the wet season has yet to deliver.

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French oil giant Total quits American Petroleum Institute

Steven Mufson, The Washington Post (Tweet)

French oil giant Total quits American Petroleum Institute over differences on subsidies for electric vehicles and carbon pricing.

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The Sunday Read: 'Fighting Climate Change, Whatever It Takes'

New York Times (Tweet)

How a group of five activists decided to fight global warming by doing whatever it takes.

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How the Suburbs Could Help Save Biodiversity

Daniel Rubinoff, Scientific American (Tweet)

The first step is to redefine our concept of what a garden should be.

Newsletter by Eric McDaniel.