Monday, November 30, 2020
2 min read

Monday, November 30, 2020

It's 42 degrees in Tiline today. Here's the news—

article divider image

Can Cannabis Farms Weather Wildfire Season?

Alison Stine, New York Times (Tweet)

Many marijuana crops are uninsured, which means that in the wake of disaster, farmers can face financial ruin.

article divider image

E.P.A.’s Final Deregulatory Rush Runs Into Open Staff Resistance

Lisa Friedman, New York Times (Tweet)

As President Trump's Environmental Protection Agency rushes to complete its regulatory rollbacks, agency staff, emboldened by the Biden victory, moves to stand in the way.

article divider image

How Tall Is Mount Everest? It's Growing...

Lauren Frayer, NPR (Tweet)

We talk about the ridiculously complicated science involved in measuring Mount Everest with NPR international correspondent Lauren Frayer. And we'll hear why the height of the world's highest peak is ever-changing.Looking for more? You can read Lauren's story…

article divider image

Santa Ana winds howl from Los Angeles County to San Diego, escalating fire risk

Andrew Freedman, The Washington Post (Tweet)

The winds, clocked at above 80 mph, are overlapping with extremely dry conditions to create dangerous fire weather.

article divider image

An unusual snack for cows, a powerful fix for climate

Tatiana Schlossberg, The Washington Post (Tweet)

Scientists have discovered that feeding seaweed to cows significantly reduces the amount of methane they produce and burp into the atmosphere, while also helping them produce more milk and grow bigger on less feed. When grown in the ocean, seaweed helps to fi…

article divider image

Mandate of healing and reconciliation...

Christopher White, The Washington Post, The Washington Post (Tweet)

When Pope Francis needed a leader to help heal Catholics in the nation's capital recovering from the latest round of clergy sex abuse that had engulfed now former cardinal Theodore McCarrick, he tapped Archbishop Wilton Gregory as its new president in April 2…

article divider image

Effort to Rescue Endangered Turtles Becomes a Thanksgiving Odyssey

Marie Fazio, New York Times (Tweet)

After a plane transporting 30 Kemp’s ridley sea turtles to Louisiana from Massachusetts was snagged by delays, frantic calls for help went out.

article divider image

Climate change is often hidden in the way we are shown temperature data

David Policansky, The Washington Post (Tweet)

Shifting climate baselines conceal warming that occurred in the past; our new ‘normals’ differ strongly from normals decades ago.