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  • Hundreds of Amazon employees protest company PR policy by speaking out about climate change
    GeekWire reports that more than 340 workers criticized Amazon’s contribution to climate change Sunday in a Medium post, violating corporate PR rules that prevent employees from discussing company business without approval.

  • Australia wildfires unleash millions of tons of carbon dioxide
    NBC News reports that the historic wildfires in Australia likely unleashed about 900 million tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, equivalent to nearly double the country's total yearly fossil fuel emissions, according to scientists.

  • Trump cautions Davos against heeding 'prophets of doom' on climate change
    According to Politico, President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned the international community against heeding the advice of environmental activists — dismissing them as fearmongering “prophets of doom” who will cripple global economies and strip away individual liberties in what he described as a misguided mission to save the planet.

  • Climate refugees can't be returned home, says landmark UN human rights ruling
    The Guardian reports that it is unlawful for governments to return people to countries where their lives might be threatened by the climate crisis, a landmark ruling by the United Nations human rights committee has found.

  • Democratic Candidates Agree on Climate Change, Except for Role of Natural Gas
    Scientific American reports that whether to allow fracking and the use of natural gas as a transition fuel emerged as a rare point of contention in Tuesday night’s debate

  • Climate change: Last decade confirmed as warmest on record
    According to the BBC, the 10 years to the end of 2019 have been confirmed as the warmest decade on record by three global agencies.

  • Trump's climate change reading material is beyond parody
    Vox reports that the White House says President Donald Trump plans to do some reading about climate change. But the specific book he has his eye on is the stuff of a Saturday Night Live skit.

  • It's possible that Trump doesn't actually know what climate change is
    See if you can spot the problem in comments President Trump made about climate change during a conversation with reporters on Tuesday, after The Washington Post’s Philip Rucker asked whether he was thinking about climate change.

  • Australia's devastating fires are still burning. Here's how you can help
    According to USA Today, emergency airlifts, scorched koalas, hazardous air quality – wildfires raging across Australia have taken a devastating toll on the nation, and the blazes could be burning for months to come.

  • Australia fires, climate change take center stage at the Golden Globes
    The LA Times reports that the devastating wildfires in Australia and the impact of climate change became a surprising touchstone for both winners and presenters during the 2020 Golden Globes.