Tuesday, March 23, 2021
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Tuesday, March 23, 2021

It's 60 degrees in Wilmington today. Here's the news—

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Australia’s Worst Floods in Decades Quicken Concerns About Climate Change

Damien Cave, New York Times (Tweet)

In a country that suffered the harshest wildfires in its recorded history just a year ago, the deluge has become another awful milestone.

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Glimpses of Sudan’s Forgotten Pyramids

Alessio Mamo, New York Times (Tweet)

Desecrated by plunderers, threatened by floodwaters and largely overshadowed by their Egyptian counterparts, Sudan’s ancient archaeological sites may finally be poised to receive broader recognition.

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Noisy Cicadas Are Emerging Earlier

Chelsea Harvey, E&E News, Scientific American (Tweet)

More and more broods are crawling out of the ground sooner than expected.

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It’s World Water Day. Here’s why democracies do better at delivering water equally to all.

Sijeong Lim, Aseem Prakash, The Washington Post (Tweet)

Climate change is boosting the demand for clean water around the world.

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Migrants are heading north because Central America never recovered from last year’s hurricanes

Nicole Narea, Vox (Tweet)

Devastation from Hurricanes Eta and Iota has deepened the humanitarian crisis in Central America.

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Infrastructure Plan Seeks to Address Climate and Equality as Well as Roads

Annie Karni and Jim Tankersley, New York Times (Tweet)

The proposal being prepared by the White House is intended to begin grappling with a number of big issues that President Biden focused on during the campaign.

Newsletter by Eric McDaniel.