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“Heat waves, droughts, floods, wildfires, disease outbreaks and other dire effects of climate change are accelerating more rapidly than scientists expected in many parts of the world, including in North America. And as oceans, rainforests and polar regions heat up, nature is less and less able to help us with the task of adapting to a hotter Earth, the report finds. Still, the authors of the report make clear, humans are not powerless.” NPR: Climate change is killing people, but there’s still time to reverse the damage. (Just less time.)

+ NYT (Gift Article): Climate Change Is Harming the Planet Faster Than We Can Adapt, U.N. Warns.

+ If you need a reason other than saving the planet, there’s always the benefit of not depending on people like Putin. Germany to speed renewables push due to Ukraine crisis.

+ “With Congress doing little on climate change, President Biden must use his executive authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions across the U.S. economy. The Supreme Court appears determined to thwart him.” NYT: Will the Supreme Court Frustrate Efforts to Slow Climate Change?

+ How Ketanji Brown Jackson Could Change The Supreme Court. (A lot. But not enough.)

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