Wednesday, April 28, 2021
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Wednesday, April 28, 2021

It's 67 degrees in Saint Ann today. Here's the news—

How a Hungry Canadian Beetle Helped Triple the Price of Lumber

Robinson Meyer, The Atlantic

Wildfires, climate change, and DIY-happy Millennials have all contributed to the commodity’s price surge.

Epicurious Ditches Beef In A Move It Calls 'Pro-Planet'

Rachel Treisman, NPR

The digital food magazine announced the change on Monday, citing the carbon footprint of cattle and a desire to help home cooks become more environmentally friendly.

Swift action to cut methane emissions could slow the Earth’s warming by 30 percent, study finds

Brady Dennis, The Washington Post

Such reductions could have a crucial impact in the global effort to limit warming below 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 Fahrenheit) compared to preindustrial levels — a central aim of the Paris climate accord.

America is making climate promises again. Should anyone care?

David Roberts, Vox

Policy, not aspirations, will determine Biden’s legacy on climate change.