Friday, October 16, 2020
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Friday, October 16, 2020

It's 40 degrees in Merritt today. Here's the news—

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How Green Is That Electric Car? And When It Hits 100 M.P.H.?

Paul Stenquist, New York Times (Tweet)

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In India, Toxic Air Spells More Trouble for Covid-19 Patients

Jeffrey Gettleman and Hari Kumar, New York Times (Tweet)

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Nearly Half of the U.S. Is in Drought. It May Get Worse.

Henry Fountain, New York Times (Tweet)

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The End Of Oil? Battle Lines Drawn As Industry Grapples With Energy's Future

Camila Domonoske, NPR (Tweet)

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Introducing Atlantic Planet

Robinson Meyer, The Atlantic (Tweet)

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Introducing Planet, The Atlantic’s new section devoted to climate change

The Atlantic (Tweet)

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Beyond Climate Denial and Despair

Lawrence Weschler, The Atlantic (Tweet)

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Would a Soulmate Fix Your Anxiety Right Now?

Hannah Giorgis, The Atlantic (Tweet)

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A plan to radically reduce China’s emissions by 2050

Lili Pike, Vox (Tweet)

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The often-overlooked reasons why young people don’t vote

Karen Turner, Vox (Tweet)

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How to build forests to combat climate change

Alison Snyder, Axios (Tweet)

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Takeaways From Amy Coney Barrett's Judiciary Confirmation Hearings

Deirdre Walsh, NPR (Tweet)

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Does covid-19 raise the risk of violent conflict? Not everywhere.

Colette Salemi, The Washington Post (Tweet)

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Taking over the Supreme Court will cost the GOP a great deal

Paul Waldman, The Washington Post (Tweet)

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Cameron Peak Fire becomes biggest blaze in Colorado history

Matthew Cappucci, The Washington Post (Tweet)

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‘Strangest time I’ve ever been in’: Music venues deal with the new normal

Hau Chu, Fritz Hahn, The Washington Post (Tweet)

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How Bad Are Gas Stoves, Really?

Sabrina Imbler, The Atlantic (Tweet)

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Democrats’ non-persecution of Amy Coney Barrett

Aaron Blake, The Washington Post (Tweet)

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The Energy 202: Kamala Harris makes Amy Coney Barrett's climate views a campaign issue

Dino Grandoni, The Washington Post (Tweet)

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What Are The Presidential Candidates' Views On Climate Change?

Jeff Brady, NPR (Tweet)

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Closing Arguments: Democrats Say Barrett Augurs What They Call Dangerous Regression

Philip Ewing, NPR (Tweet)

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Trump wants to be seen as a ‘great environmentalist.’ That could be a tough sell.

Dino Grandoni, The Washington Post (Tweet)

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To Democrats’ frustration, GOP predicts clear sailing as Barrett testimony ends

Robert Barnes, The Washington Post (Tweet)

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By Calling Climate Change ‘Controversial,’ Barrett Created Controversy

John Schwartz and Hiroko Tabuchi, New York Times (Tweet)