Wednesday, March 17, 2021
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Wednesday, March 17, 2021

It's 48 degrees in Atlanta today. Here's the news—

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China's Climate Ambitions Collide with its Coal Addiction

Chris Buckley, New York Times (Tweet)

Beijing’s new development blueprint is meant to steer the country to carbon neutrality before 2060, but companies and regions dependent on the fossil fuel aren’t making it easy.

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A Meat War Is Waged Across State Lines

Marie Fazio, New York Times (Tweet)

In a ceremonial effort to discourage meat consumption, Gov. Jared Polis of Colorado declared March 20 to be MeatOut Day. Then Gov. Pete Ricketts of Nebraska announced Meat on the Menu Day, seeking to do just the opposite.

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Why an Infrastructure Deal Everyone Wants May Fail

Peter Nicholas, The Atlantic (Tweet)

The need exists, but the path toward a bill is far from obvious.

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Scientists Find New Invasive Mosquito Species In Florida

Greg Allen, NPR (Tweet)

Aedes scapularis mosquitoes are from the tropics and can carry yellow fever. Entomologist Lawrence Reeves recently identified them among mosquitoes he collected near Everglades National Park in 2019.

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It's Not Just Cars, Delivery Trucks Are Going Electric

NPR (Tweet)

From Amazon to FedEx, delivery companies are updating their fleets, and going electric has an outsize impact on pollution and climate change.

Newsletter by Eric McDaniel.