Here’s what’s happening on our planet.

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  • Climate advocates say the oceans are overlooked in climate change. Biden's new action plan would change that.
    According to USA Today, President Joe Biden released a first-of-its-kind U.S. Ocean Climate Action Plan on Tuesday, which he said will “harness the tremendous power of the ocean to help in our fight against the climate crisis.”

  • World on ‘thin ice’ as UN climate report gives stark warning
    The AP reports that humanity still has a chance, close to the last, to prevent the worst of climate change ’s future harms, a top United Nations panel of scientists said Monday.

  • Tucker Carlson Says We’re Ignoring the Good Parts of Climate Change
    Yahoo News reports that on his Thursday night show America’s most-watched cable news host said that climate change has “upsides to it and downsides to it.”

  • Water disasters on both ends of the spectrum – dry and wet – are getting more intense as planet warms, study finds
    CNN reports that from lengthy droughts to severe flooding, the intensity of water-related disasters around the world has increased over the last two decades as global temperatures climbed to record levels, according to new research.

  • What to know about the controversial Willow oil drilling project in Alaska
    CNN reports that ConocoPhillips’ massive Willow oil drilling project on Alaska’s North Slope has been moving through the administration’s approval process for months, galvanizing a sudden uprising of online activism against it.

  • What’s Holding Up New York’s Climate Progress? Apartment Buildings.
    The New York Times reports that many New York apartment buildings have less than a year to get in line with an ambitious climate mandate, or risk facing millions of dollars in penalties.

  • Climate change: New idea for sucking up CO2 from air shows promise
    The BBC News reports that while the world has struggled to limit and reduce emissions of carbon dioxide in recent decades, several companies have instead focussed on developing technology to remove CO2 from the atmosphere.

  • Jimmy Carter Signed 14 Major Environmental Bills and Foresaw the Threat of Climate Change
    According to Inside Climate News, when he became President, Carter was the first global leader to recognize the problem of climate change.

  • As climate changes, climate anxiety rises in youth
    CBS News reports that in all countries surveyed, nearly 62% (of youths) said they were anxious about climate change. About 67% said they were sad and afraid.

  • Animals and People Are Clashing More Frequently Thanks to Climate Change, New Study Says
    According to Inside Climate News, from whales colliding with ships to elephants wandering into villages in search of water, climate impacts have made human-wildlife conflicts a global problem.