Thursday, April 29, 2021
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Thursday, April 29, 2021

It's 58 degrees in Janesville today. Here's the news—

The intensifying battle for Exxon's future

Ben Geman, Axios

A very public battle is raging over how ExxonMobil should face questions about long-term oil demand and prepare for a carbon-constrained world.

Senate Votes To Restore Regulations On Climate-Warming Methane Emissions

Jeff Brady, NPR

The Trump administration rolled back the regulations last year, a move that was so controversial even some oil companies opposed it. Methane is an even more potent greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide.

Joanne Chory is using plants to save the planet

Sarah Kaplan, The Washington Post

Plants are Earth's original carbon capture machines. Can they be engineered to stop climate change?

Deadly air pollutant ‘disproportionately and systematically’ harms Americans of color, study finds

Juliet Eilperin, The Washington Post

Nearly every form of the nation’s most pervasive deadly air pollutant disproportionately affects Americans of color, regardless of their location or income level, according to a peer-reviewed analysis published Wednesday.