Monday, March 29, 2021
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Monday, March 29, 2021

It's 69 degrees in Placerville today. Here's the news—

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In photos: World's landmarks go dark for Earth Hour

Rebecca Falconer, Axios (Tweet)

Cities around the world were turning landmark lights off Saturday for Earth Hour, with this year's theme highlighting the link between the destruction of nature and increasing outbreaks of diseases like COVID-19.

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Climate change will help drive more migrants to the U.S. border in the future

Bryan Walsh, Axios (Tweet)

The influx of migrants to the U.S. southern border has taken over the news — and climate change, among other factors, ensures it won't be going away.

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Drillers Burned Off Gas at a Stunning Rate in Texas Blackout

Hiroko Tabuchi, New York Times (Tweet)

Frigid temperatures last month froze pipelines and forced companies to flare vast amounts of planet-warming gases that they suddenly had nowhere to send.

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Solar Geoengineering Should be Investigated, Scientists Say

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

Recommendation from the National Academies stirs controversy over consequences.

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Top oil lobby's endorsement shakes up carbon pricing landscape

Ben Geman, Axios (Tweet)

The plates are shifting when it comes to climate policy on K Street, but whether it's enough to alter the political landscape is another question entirely.

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Block by block, he aims to fight injustice and save the planet

Sarah Kaplan, The Washington Post (Tweet)

Solar panels and clean heat shouldn’t be limited to the wealthy, says Donnel Baird, who’s bringing green power to low-income neighborhoods.

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The world’s biggest banks have pumped trillions into fossil fuel projects in the past 5 years

Jariel Arvin, Vox (Tweet)

The four biggest offenders were all American banks.

Newsletter by Eric McDaniel.