www.nytimes.com

Zinke’s likely successor is a former oil Lobbyist who has influenced Trump’s energy policy

With the Interior secretary's departure, the agency will likely be run for a time by David Bernhardt, a man who has played a central role in opening up public lands to drilling and mining.
southerlymag.org

The South’s communication infrastructure can’t withstand climate change

Much of the South's power and internet infrastructure is decades old, and increasingly failing communities during extreme weather events.

ADSE's Young Researchers Conference 2021

The Alliance for Diversity in Science and Engineering (ADSE) is hosting its 9th Young Researcher Conference from January 28-30th, 2021. Read more about the conference and how to register here.

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As floods hit Borneo, Indonesia urged to boost climate action under Paris accord

Deadly floods across parts of Indonesia are a stark reminder of the climate change risks facing the Southeast Asian nation, environmentalists said on Monday, urging the government to be more ambitious in its efforts to cut planet-heating emissions.
www.msn.com

Here’s how climate change affects your health

In 2019, an international report by the Lancet Countdown declared climate change a health emergency, with "dire implications for every aspect of human life" already playing out across the globe today.

www.theguardian.com

Joëlle Gergis on mourning and making sense of what we have lost on the frontlines of the climate crisis

Climate scientist and writer Joëlle Gergis speaks about the incalculable loss already suffered due to climate change and why the only way forward is to acknowledge the grief rather than ignore it.

www.independent.co.uk

Climate change will shift planet’s rain belt, threatening food security for billions, scientists say

Uneven shifting is likely to worsen flooding in southern India while worsening droughts in southeastern Africa and Madagascar.

citizen.co.za

Human activity behind nearly all warming

Although the pandemic saw planet-warming emissions nosedive by about 7 percent in 2020, concentrations of carbon pollution continued to rise.

Alberta leader urges Biden to hear case for Keystone XL

The premier of Canada's oil-rich province of Alberta wants President-elect Joe Biden to give the Canadian government a chance to make the case for the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline to be built.