Thursday, October 15, 2020
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Thursday, October 15, 2020

It's 57 degrees in Lake George today. Here's the news—

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Mario Molina, 77, Dies; Sounded an Alarm on the Ozone Layer

John Schwartz, New York Times (Tweet)

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Ikea Will Buy Back Some Used Furniture to Stop ‘Excessive Consumption’

Derrick Bryson Taylor, New York Times (Tweet)

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Restoring Farmland Could Drastically Slow Extinctions and Fight Climate Change, Study Says

Catrin Einhorn, New York Times (Tweet)

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Fracking and the Election

Lisa Friedman and Miranda Green, New York Times (Tweet)

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Finally, the First Room-Temperature Superconductor

Kenneth Chang, New York Times (Tweet)

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The Great Barrier Reef Has Lost Half Its Corals

Maria Cramer, New York Times (Tweet)

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American Émigré

Mira Kamdar, The Atlantic (Tweet)

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The U.S. Shouldn't Be a ‘Sleazy Offshore Principality’

Anne Applebaum, The Atlantic (Tweet)

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Announcing The Third Annual NPR Student Podcast Challenge

NPR, NPR (Tweet)

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The contrarian case that Biden would help oil companies in the near-term

Ben Geman, Axios (Tweet)

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The National Road' Takes Readers On A Trip Through Americana

Martha Anne Toll, NPR (Tweet)

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Amy Coney Barrett thinks she can fool us

Paul Waldman, The Washington Post (Tweet)

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Earth has warmest September on record, and 2020 may clinch hottest year

Andrew Freedman, The Washington Post (Tweet)

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Phoenix has hit 100 degrees on record-setting half of the days in 2020

Ian Livingston, Andrew Freedman, The Washington Post (Tweet)

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Earth breaks September heat record, may reach warmest year

Seth Borenstein, Los Angeles Times (Tweet)

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The Energy 202: Amy Coney Barrett says she's 'not a scientist' when asked about climate change

Dino Grandoni, The Washington Post (Tweet)

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Philanthropies flow funds to climate technologies

Katherine Ellison, The Washington Post (Tweet)

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Here’s the difference between an abysmal campaign and an effective one

Jennifer Rubin, The Washington Post (Tweet)

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Amy Coney Barrett’s cagey confirmation testimony

Aaron Blake, The Washington Post (Tweet)

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CBS is remaking its police shows for the Black Lives Matter era

Steven Zeitchik, The Washington Post (Tweet)

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Northeast Ohio turned red in 2016. I asked five of my high school classmates why.

Philip Bump, The Washington Post (Tweet)

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Op-Ed: The new line of attack on climate science in the age of megafires

Jordan Thomas, Los Angeles Times (Tweet)

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How to conquer the dread of pandemic winter

Sigal Samuel, Vox (Tweet)

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The 2 best ways to hold companies to their climate commitments

Michael O'Leary, Vox (Tweet)

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How Joe Biden — yes, Joe Biden — could revolutionize American politics

E.J. Dionne, The Washington Post (Tweet)

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5 key moments from Day 3 of Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court hearing

Li Zhou, Vox (Tweet)

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The Most Important Global Forecast That You’ve Never Heard Of

Bill McKibben, New Yorker (Tweet)