Climate Today - November 21th 2020

Climate change devastated dinosaurs twice | The Daily Star,
https://www.thedailystar.net/backpage/news/climate-change-devastated-din...

Forests support jobs and encourage biodiversity, but face threats,
https://www.cnbc.com/2020/11/20/forests-support-jobs-and-encourage-biodi...

Op-Ed: ‘Game Over’ climate change research gets massive flak,
http://m.digitaljournal.com/tech-and-science/science/op-ed-game-over-cli...

Europe, US 'climate guardian' satellite to monitor oceans,
https://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Europe-US-climate-guardian-satellite...

Some stirring examples of 'blunt' talk on climate » Yale Climate Connections,
https://yaleclimateconnections.org/2020/11/some-stirring-examples-of-blu...

Indian Teen Wins Children's Climate Prize for Inventing Solar-Powered Iron,
https://www.globalcitizen.org/en/content/childrens-climate-prize-2020-wi...

Climate change is making winter ice more dangerous,
https://www.msn.com/en-in/money/topstories/climate-change-is-making-wint...

NASA launch Saturday: A satellite that will track Earth's sea level rise is ready to go - CNN,
https://edition.cnn.com/2020/11/21/world/nasa-sentinel-6-michael-freilic...

Xcel Energy-Colorado wants to offer rebates on electric vehicles as part of its plan to get more of them on the roads,
https://www.denverpost.com/2020/11/21/xcel-energy-colorado-rebates-elect...

Deep Frozen Arctic Microbes Are Waking Up - Scientific American
https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/deep-frozen-arctic-microbes-a...

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1119 2020

Kew celebrates 20th anniversary of 'Noah's Ark for plants' | Daily Mail Online,
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-8962645/Kew-celebrates-2...

New Tree Equity Score Drives Home the Important Role of Trees in Creating Social Equity and Minimizing Climate Change Impacts in Cities,
https://news.yahoo.com/tree-equity-score-drives-home-050100958.html

The Climate Threat From Arctic Methane Releases - CounterPunch.org,
https://www.counterpunch.org/2020/11/18/the-climate-threat-from-arctic-m...

The 'war on coal' is over. The next climate battle has just begun,
https://news.yahoo.com/war-coal-over-next-climate-130053172.html

I Am Greta isn’t about climate change. It’s about the elusiveness of sanity in an insane world | Countercurrents,
https://countercurrents.org/2020/11/i-am-greta-isnt-about-climate-change...

EGEB: Solar industry presents wish list to Joe Biden, Congress - Electrek,
https://electrek.co/2020/11/18/egeb-solar-industry-joe-biden-congress-wi...

Greenland is melting: we need to worry about what’s happening on the largest island in the world,
https://theconversation.com/greenland-is-melting-we-need-to-worry-about-...

Greenland's glaciers could lose more ice than previously thought, raising concerns for sea level rise,
https://www.msn.com/en-us/weather/topstories/greenlands-glaciers-could-l...

A Biden presidency doesn’t need a Green New Deal to make progress on climate change | TechCrunch,
https://techcrunch.com/2020/11/17/a-biden-presidency-doesnt-need-a-green...

389-day Arctic research mission brings urgent call for climate action
https://www.msn.com/en-us/weather/topstories/389-day-arctic-research-mis...

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1117 2020

Jeff Bezos names first recipients of his $10 billion Earth Fund,
https://www.cnbc.com/2020/11/16/jeff-bezos-names-first-recipients-of-his...

Recent climate extremes have driven unprecedented changes in the deep ocean,
https://phys.org/news/2020-11-climate-extremes-driven-unprecedented-deep...

Anuna de Wever Is the 19-Year-Old Belgian Activist Taking a Global Outlook on the Climate Crisis | Vogue,
https://www.vogue.com/article/anuna-de-wever-profile-greta-thunberg-docu...

What's the impact of melting ice on rising sea levels? | Euronews,
https://www.euronews.com/2020/11/16/what-s-the-impact-of-melting-ice-on-...

Group calls for focus on transportation forms that don't contribute to climate change,
https://www.msn.com/en-us/health/wellness/group-calls-for-focus-on-trans...

Trump’s Rushed Arctic Drilling Plans ‘Lock in Climate Chaos’
https://earther.gizmodo.com/trump-s-attempt-to-rush-drilling-plans-for-t...

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1114 2020

America's forest sector is ready for climate action and rural America can benefit,
https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/americas-forest-sector-is-ready-...

Climate Scientists Debunk 'Point of No Return' Paper Everyone's Freaking Out About,
https://www.gizmodo.com.au/2020/11/climate-scientists-debunk-point-of-no...

As the Oceans Warm, Hurricanes Stay Stronger Longer - Scientific American,
https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/as-the-oceans-warm-hurricanes...

'I Am Greta' director explains the 'extreme hatred' the young climate activist has received online,
https://www.msn.com/en-us/lifestyle/lifestyle-buzz/i-am-greta-director-e...

Solar CEO is relieved the next president isn't a climate denier,
https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/solar-ceo-is-relieved-the-next-p...

Climate change warning: Arctic rivers melting sea ice from the inside 'Very alarming' | Science | News | Express.co.uk,
https://www.express.co.uk/news/science/1357939/climate-change-warning-ne...

Architects are designing for the new climate reality,
https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/architects-are-designing-for-the-new-c...

It Just Hit 49 Degrees in the Arctic Circle. It's November.
https://earther.gizmodo.com/its-way-too-hot-in-the-arctic-right-now-1845...

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1112 2020

Earlier springs could cause common bird species to become extinct by end of the century, scientists warn | The Independent,
https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/climate-change-birds-great-tit...

Virtual reality forests could help understanding of climate change | EurekAlert! Science News,
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-11/ps-vrf111120.php

Carbon From Arctic Permafrost Could Be Released More Easily Than Thought, New Research Shows | The Weather Channel,
https://www.msn.com/en-us/weather/topstories/carbon-from-arctic-permafro...

Climate activists urge Attenborough to pass the mic on Insta | Reuters,
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-climate-trfn-idUSKBN27R2NA

Reaching UK net zero target cheaper than we thought, says climate adviser,
https://www.msn.com/en-us/weather/topstories/reaching-uk-net-zero-target...

Chinese glaciers melting at 'shocking' pace, scientists say,
https://www.msn.com/en-us/weather/topstories/chinese-glaciers-melting-at...

Marshall Islands could be lost to sea level rise by 2080: Researchers,
https://eu.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2020/11/07/climate-change-mars...

Arctic Wildlife Are Shifting Their Behaviors Due to Climate Change | Smart News | Smithsonian Magazine
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/archived-data-reveals-how-arct...

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1110 2020

Extinct human species evolved rapidly to survive a period of climate change 2 million years ago | Daily Mail Online,
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-8929829/Extinct-human-sp...

Coastal permafrost more susceptible to climate change than previously thought | NSF - National Science Foundation,
https://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=301538

3 actions Biden can take to protect our oceans | TheHill,
https://thehill.com/opinion/energy-environment/523546-3-actions-biden-ca...

‘Hypocrites and greenwash’: Greta Thunberg blasts leaders over climate crisis | Environment | The Guardian,
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/nov/09/hypocrites-and-green...

Global Concentrated Solar Power Market Report 2020 - ResearchAndMarkets.com,
https://news.yahoo.com/global-concentrated-solar-power-market-131800709....

Alarming satellite pictures show Chinese glaciers melting due to global warming | Daily Mail Online,
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8933645/Alarming-satellite-pict...

NASA Watches Sea Level Rise from Space, and its Centers' Windows – Climate Change: Vital Signs of the Planet,
https://climate.nasa.gov/news/3040/nasa-watches-sea-level-rise-from-spac...

GM Plans To Hire 3,000 Workers To Build Environmentally Friendly Electric Vehicles—Including A Brand New $100,000 Hummer,
https://www.forbes.com/sites/jackkelly/2020/11/10/gm-plans-to-hire-3000-...

Climate change warning: Arctic rivers melting sea ice from the inside 'Very alarming' | Science | News | Express.co.uk
https://www.express.co.uk/news/science/1357939/climate-change-warning-ne...

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1107 2020

Species more likely to die out with rapid climate change,
https://phys.org/news/2020-11-species-die-rapid-climate.html

Widest trees dominate carbon storage in Pacific Northwest forests, study shows - UPI.com,
https://www.upi.com/Science_News/2020/11/05/Widest-trees-dominate-carbon...

Climate change could trigger epidemics: malaria, dengue, zika, smallpox and pathogens from Siberian permafrost — MercoPress,
https://en.mercopress.com/2020/08/17/climate-change-could-trigger-epidem...

'Chill Donald! Chill!': Greta Thunberg Turns Trump's Words to Her Against Him,
https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/chill-donald-chill-greta-thunber...

Solar stocks drop as election dims prospects for pro-climate policies,
https://www.cnbc.com/2020/11/04/solar-stocks-drop-as-election-dims-prosp...

Melting of Antarctica’s Larsen C Ice Shelf at 40-year record high, study says | The Independent,
https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/antarctica-ice-shelf-larsen-c-...

As climate disasters pile up, urgent support needed on frontline,
https://news.trust.org/item/20201106154847-d754i

Climate is changing Arctic wildlife habits; unique international study – RCI | English
https://www.rcinet.ca/en/2020/11/06/climate-is-changing-arctic-wildlife-...

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1005 2020

World's fish scientists appeal for action to reduce greenhouse gases,
https://eu.azcentral.com/story/news/local/arizona-environment/2020/10/31...

The biggest trees capture the most carbon: Large trees dominate carbon storage in forests,
https://phys.org/news/2020-11-biggest-trees-capture-carbon-large.html

Multidisciplinary team to lead €10.4 million project, 4-OCEANS | EurekAlert! Science News,
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-11/tcd-mtt110320.php

Oil giant Shell tries to hand off the climate-change fight to consumers and gets roasted by AOC, Greta Thunberg and thousands more - MarketWatch,
https://www.marketwatch.com/story/oil-giant-shell-tries-to-hand-off-the-...

Glass shortage threatens solar panels needed for climate fix, East Asia News & Top Stories - The Straits Times,
https://www.straitstimes.com/asia/east-asia/glass-shortage-threatens-sol...

BBC Learning English - 6 Minute English / Melting ice sheet: Is it too late?,
https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/burmese/features/6-minute-english/...

Sea-level rise will have complex consequences | EurekAlert! Science News,
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-11/uoe-srw110220.php

Electric Vehicles Market: key Vendors, Trends, Analysis, Segmentation, Forecast to 2020-2026 - MarketWatch,
https://www.marketwatch.com/press-release/electric-vehicles-market-key-v...

Norway’s Supreme Court Hears Rights Challenge to Arctic Oil Drilling - The New York Times
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/05/world/europe/norway-supreme-court-cli...

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1103 2020

Greta Thunberg Hears Your Excuses. She Is Not Impressed. - The New York Times,
https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/11/02/magazine/greta-thunberg-i...

Boats keep striking right whales, and they’re almost extinct because of it | Salon.com,
https://www.salon.com/2020/11/02/boats-keep-striking-right-whales-and-th...

Climate crisis: Global temperature rise of 2C ‘would release billions of tonnes of soil carbon’ | The Independent,
https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/soil-carbon-climate-crisis-glo...

Solar power pioneer to sink £4m into rewilding Scotland after company sale | The Scotsman,
https://www.scotsman.com/heritage-and-retro/heritage/solar-power-pioneer...

Researchers: Antarctic ice sheet is primed to pass irreversible climate thresholds,
https://ctmirror.org/2020/11/01/researchers-antarctic-ice-sheet-is-prime...

Australia, the climate can't wait for the next federal election. It's time to take control,
https://theconversation.com/australia-the-climate-cant-wait-for-the-next...

First drone goes flying to the North Pole on a climate mission | The Seattle Times
https://www.seattletimes.com/business/technology/first-drone-goes-flying...

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1031 2020

After decades of abuse, oceans could offer a climate change solution - Los Angeles Times,
https://www.latimes.com/environment/newsletter/2020-10-29/after-decades-...

Greta Thunberg takes climate strike online again as Sweden's COVID-19 cases mount,
https://news.yahoo.com/greta-thunberg-takes-climate-strike-115337915.html

Climate change: You've got cheap data, how about cheap power too?,
https://news.yahoo.com/climate-change-youve-got-cheap-002852928.html

As climate change escalates, voters face a choice: deregulate or re-regulate,
https://eu.usatoday.com/story/news/2020/10/30/as-climate-change-escalate...

Sea-level rise challenges can be met by atoll communities | University of Hawai? System News,
https://www.hawaii.edu/news/2020/10/30/sea-level-rise-atoll-communities/

Climate Point: COVID-19 relief money used to subsidize fracking,
https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/climate-point-covid-19-relief-money-us...

"Insanely Warm" Arctic Ocean Waters Are Delaying Freeze-Up and Pouring Heat Into the Atmosphere | Discover Magazine
https://www.discovermagazine.com/environment/insanely-warm-arctic-ocean-...

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1029 2020

Climate change drives plants to extinction in the Black Forest in Germany -- ScienceDaily,
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/10/201028110620.htm

Climate change: China's forest carbon uptake 'underestimated',
https://news.yahoo.com/climate-change-chinas-forest-carbon-160655111.html

Alaska’s Coastal Permafrost Is More Vulnerable Than We Thought,
https://www.msn.com/en-us/weather/topstories/alaska-s-coastal-permafrost...

This new ocean-mapping satellite will help us all understand the impacts of climate change | Space,
https://www.space.com/sentinel-6-ocean-wave-mapping-satellite-for-nasa-esa

Once-Jailed Veteran Climate Activist Gets Back to Work Thanks to Greta Thunberg,
https://news.yahoo.com/once-jailed-veteran-climate-activist-115600824.html

Energy Matters: Changes in the solar landscape | Lewiston Sun Journal,
https://www.sunjournal.com/2020/10/29/energy-matters-changes-in-the-sola...

Beaches can survive sea-level rises as long as they have space to move -- ScienceDaily,
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/10/201027133729.htm

Biden Climate Plan Would Supercharge EVs And Renewable Power,
https://www.forbes.com/sites/miriamtuerk/2020/10/28/biden-climate-plan-w...

OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Ford, GM scientists knew in 1960s that emissions caused climate change: report | TheHill,
https://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/overnights/522852-overnigh...

Climate scientists throw cold water on 'Arctic methane bomb' report
https://news.yahoo.com/climate-scientists-throw-cold-water-213900012.html

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1027 2020

Natural debate: Do forests grow better without our help?,
https://grist.org/climate/natural-debate-do-forests-grow-better-without-...

Thawing permafrost called a threat to the world – RCI | English,
https://www.rcinet.ca/en/2020/10/26/thawing-permafrost-called-a-threat-t...

How Greta Thunberg helped sue five countries,
https://www.grunge.com/267050/how-greta-thunberg-helped-sue-five-countries/

Entire State of South Australia Powered by Solar Energy for 1 Hour in World First,
https://www.globalcitizen.org/en/content/south-australia-powered-by-sola...

Not Wars But Climate Change Will Alter The World Map in The Next 100 Years - Scientist | Al Bawaba,
https://www.albawaba.com/editors-choice/not-wars-climate-change-will-alt...

Researcher proposes sea-level rise global observing system,
https://phys.org/news/2020-10-sea-level-global.html

Key player in war on climate change? The Pentagon (Opinion) - CNN,
https://edition.cnn.com/2020/10/26/opinions/climate-change-pentagon-flou...

A heatwave in Siberia this summer has resulted in higher ocean temperatures, preventing the formation of sea ice in the fall. | IFLScience,
https://www.iflscience.com/environment/first-time-arctic-sea-ice-failed-...

Japan steps up climate ambition with 2050 net zero emissions goal | New Scientist,
https://www.newscientist.com/article/2258163-japan-steps-up-climate-ambi...

U.K. Carmakers Warn No-Deal Brexit May Undermine Climate Goals
https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/news/uk-carmakers-warn-no-deal-brexit-ma...

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1024 2020

Climate change may have driven early human species to extinction | New Scientist,
https://www.newscientist.com/article/2257479-climate-change-may-have-dri...

Regenerated forests offset 12% of carbon emissions in Brazilian Amazon in 33 years | EurekAlert! Science News,
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-10/fda-rfo102320.php

Coastal permafrost more susceptible to climate change than previously thought,
https://phys.org/news/2020-10-coastal-permafrost-susceptible-climate-pre...

Our Oceans Have Gotten Much More Stable, Which Sounds Great. It Isn't.,
https://news.yahoo.com/oceans-gotten-much-more-stable-150000502.html

Biden's clean energy pledge fuels solar stocks,
https://news.yahoo.com/bidens-clean-energy-pledge-fuels-180057951.html

Researcher: Electric Cars Aren’t the Answer to Climate Change
https://futurism.com/the-byte/researcher-electric-cars-arent-answer-clim...

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1023 2020

Forests and climate change – EURACTIV.com,
https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/special_report/fores...

If Past Is a Guide, Arctic Could Be Verging on Permafrost Collapse - Scientific American,
https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/if-past-is-a-guide-arctic-cou...

Climate activist Greta Thunberg shows support for Biden in rare political tweet | Reuters, Greta Thunberg mocks Barrett for not having 'views on climate change',
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-thunberg/climate-activis...

How Coal-Loving Australia Became the Leader in Rooftop Solar - The New York Times,
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/29/business/energy-environment/australia...

Two solar farms set to be constructed in East Texas,
https://www.kltv.com/2020/10/22/two-solar-farms-set-be-constructed-east-...

Melting glaciers threaten catastrophic consequences for humanity - World Socialist Web Site,
https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2020/10/19/glac-o19.html

Photos reveal the extent of melting ice in the Arctic - Business Insider,
https://www.businessinsider.com/photos-reveal-extent-of-arctic-ice-loss-...

Arctic sea ice isn't freezing in October for the first time on record,
https://www.msn.com/en-xl/news/other/arctic-sea-ice-isnt-freezing-in-oct...

Scientists return from Arctic with wealth of climate data
https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/world/scientists-return-from-arctic-with-...