Monday, November 23, 2020
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Monday, November 23, 2020

It's 59 degrees in Moody today. Here's the news—

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On Thin Ice: Climate Change Is Making Winter More Dangerous

Veronica Penney, New York Times (Tweet)

A new study found that winter drownings are increasing sharply in warmer parts of the Northern Hemisphere.

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On Thin Ice: Climate Change Is Making Winter More Dangerous

Veronica Penney, New York Times (Tweet)

A new study found that winter drownings are increasing sharply in warmer parts of the Northern Hemisphere.

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When Sharks Turned Up at Their Beach, They Called in Drones

Jackie Snow, New York Times (Tweet)

A goal of the SharkEye project is to one day produce automated “shark reports” for beachgoers to help them gauge levels of risk.

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A Push Emerges for the First Native American Interior Secretary

Coral Davenport, New York Times (Tweet)

An expanding coalition of Native Americans, liberal activists and Democrats in Congress are demanding an American Indian Interior secretary, and they want Deb Haaland.

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Climate Change Closes In On Lebanon's Iconic Cedar Trees

Ruth Sherlock, NPR (Tweet)

A symbol of Lebanon's resilience through its long, turbulent history, the country's towering cedars now face increasing threats from wildfire and parasites, both fueled by global warming.

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Somalia's Strongest Tropical Cyclone Ever Recorded Could Drop 2 Years' Rain In 2 Days

Matthew S. Schwartz, NPR (Tweet)

Tropical Cyclone Gati made landfall in Somalia on Sunday. It's the first recorded instance of a hurricane-strength system hitting the country.