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  • On Day One, Biden will move to rejoin Paris Climate Agreement
    Axios reports that Biden has pledged to lead "an effort to get every major country to ramp up the ambition of their domestic climate targets," as well as fully integrate climate change into U.S. foreign policy and national security strategies.

  • US to rejoin the Paris Climate Accord on Bidens First Day
    According to CNN, one of the Biden administrations first tasks will be to rejoin the Paris Climate Accord.

  • Climate change is making baby sharks smaller, undernourished and exhausted
    CNN reports that rising ocean temperatures could threaten future sharks, including egg-laying and live-bearing species, because as temperatures rise, the creatures will be born or hatch into environments that they can barely tolerate.

  • A Late Burst of Climate Denial Extends the Era of Trump Disinformation
    The New York Times reports that The White House science office on Tuesday reassigned two administration officials who posted a series of debunked scientific reports denying the existence and significance of man-made climate change, purportedly on behalf of the United States government.

  • Biden climate team sparks optimism among environmentalists
    Marketplace reports that President-elect Joe Biden has vowed to make the environment a priority in an agenda that would reverse many Trump administration policies.

  • 2020 was tied for the hottest year ever recorded -- but the disasters fueled by climate change set it apart
    CNN reports that global average temperatures last year were tied for the hottest on record, capping what was also the planet's hottest decade ever recorded, according to new data analysis released Friday.

  • Climate change: Alaskan wilderness opens up for oil exploration
    The BBC News reports that the Trump Administration is pushing ahead with the first ever sale of oil leases in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR).

  • Many Scientists Now Say Global Warming Could Stop Relatively Quickly After Emissions Go to Zero
    According to Inside Climate News, that’s one of several recent conclusions about climate change that came more sharply into focus in 2020.

  • 2020 was meant to be the year of climate action. Instead, it crowned a wasted decade
    According to CNN, 2020 was supposed to be the watershed moment for action on climate change, the year the world woke up to the challenge and started taking it seriously. Instead, it has symbolically topped a decade of wasted climate promises.

  • 'The most significant climate legislation ever': How stimulus bill tackles warming planet
    USA Today reports that the mammoth spending bill Congress approved Monday to curb the spiraling pandemic and prevent a government shutdown carries another description: a substantial step to confront climate change.