Wednesday, November 18, 2020
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Wednesday, November 18, 2020

It's 54 degrees in Greenleaf today. Here's the news—

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Global Warming by the Numbers, Because This Week the Reality Is Too Much

Bill McKibben, New Yorker (Tweet)

In a few days, Hurricane Eta cost Honduras the equivalent of around twenty per cent of its G.D.P.—as Iota crashes into the same terrain, its residents are suffering an impossible fate.

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Time Runs Out for a U.S.-Canada Oil Pipeline

Veronica Penney, New York Times (Tweet)

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer of Michigan said the state would shut down a line between her state and Ontario that has been operating since the 1950s.

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Surgical Care Is Not Great For The Environment. Can It Be More Sustainable?

Joanne Lu, NPR (Tweet)

With surgical care on the rise globally, researchers worry the energy-consuming procedures will have a negative impact on the climate. But they say there are ways to make them more energy-efficient.

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How shifting from meat-heavy to plant-based diets can help reverse the climate crisis

Lili Pike, Vox (Tweet)

A new study shows that moving to a plant-based diet is critical, but governments have been slow to act.

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Category 4 Hurricane Iota slams into Nicaragua

Anna-Catherine Brigida, Anthony Faiola, The Washington Post (Tweet)

The strongest Atlantic storm observed this late in the year is the second major hurricane to hit the Central American nation in less than two weeks.