It's 7 degrees in Saint Paul today. Here's the news—
Brad Plumer, New York Times (Tweet)
President Biden’s nominee to lead the Department of Energy would control powerful levers to promote clean-energy technologies, though that’s not the agency’s only job. Still, here are five possible steps.
Daniel Cusick, E&E News, Scientific American (Tweet)
Puerto Rico was identified as suffering the greatest climate impacts over that time period.
Zachary Basu, Axios (Tweet)
President Biden's special climate envoy John Kerry said Wednesday that the U.S. must deal with China on climate change as a "critical standalone issue," but stressed that confronting Beijing's human rights and trade abuses "will never be traded."
Jeff Brady, NPR (Tweet)
Former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm says "good paying jobs" can help zero out U.S. greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. But some Republicans are skeptical they can help fossil fuel workers.
Sarah Kaplan, The Washington Post (Tweet)
Weatherization can cut carbon, reduce your energy bills and make your home more comfortable -- and you might even be able to get the government to help pay for it.
Newsletter by Eric McDaniel.