Tuesday, January 19, 2021
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Tuesday, January 19, 2021

It's 71 degrees in Santa Barbara today. Here's the news—

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Businesses Aim to Pull Greenhouse Gases From the Air. It’s a Gamble.

Brad Plumer and Christopher Flavelle, New York Times (Tweet)

A surge of corporate money could soon transform carbon removal from science fiction to reality. But there are risks: The very idea could offer industry an excuse to maintain dangerous habits.

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Can the World Break Up With Fossil Fuels? Watch the Conversation.

The New York Times, New York Times (Tweet)

The Times is hosting a series of virtual events ahead of global climate talks in November. This month’s topic: the demand for energy and what can be learned from the pandemic.

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Los Angeles, San Francisco brace for damaging winds, rare January fire threat

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

An unusual weather pattern is set to bring damaging winds and « critical » fire weather risk to Los Angeles and San Francisco beginning late Monday.

Newsletter by Eric McDaniel.