Wednesday, May 12, 2021
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Wednesday, May 12, 2021

It's 68 degrees in Anahola today. Here's the news—

Reaching Back To The New Deal, Biden Proposes A Civilian Climate Corps

Nathan Rott, Scott Detrow, NPR

To bolster the country's preparedness for a warming world and create jobs, President Biden wants to retool and relaunch one of the most celebrated U.S. government programs, first established by FDR.

The one crucial thing missing from Biden’s climate plan

Sigal Samuel, Vox

The US can’t tackle climate change or pandemics without addressing animal agriculture, especially factory farms.

Interior Department approves first large-scale offshore wind farm in the U.S.

Josh Partlow, The Washington Post

The Vineyard Wind project envisions building 62 turbines off Martha’s Vineyard producing enough electricity to power 400,000 homes.

Renewable Energy Capacity Jumped 45% Worldwide In 2020; IEA Sees 'New Normal'

Bill Chappell, NPR

In 2020, renewable power was "the only energy source for which demand increased ... while consumption of all other fuels declined," the International Energy Agency says.

Facing rising temperatures, Miami appoints chief heat officer

Craig Pittman, The Washington Post

Jane Gilbert, the city’s new chief heat officer, says she will put together a task force of experts to address the problem.