Global warming, extreme weather events, habitat loss, biodiversity loss, and peak energy are all driven by the same globalized industrial and consumption economy that gave rise to COVID-19. They are part of one overall crisis.

Solutions

Public-private partnerships are the key to tackling climate change, WEF (January 2020)
Third Derivative
Linux Foundation Energy
Sylvanaqua Farms

Human impact

How I feel about all of this, Clara Changxin Fang
A New Therapy for an Age of Climate Grief, Laura Bliss (February 2020)
New Climate Maps Show a Transformed United States, Al Shaw et al (September 2020)
How Climate Migration Will Reshape America, Abrahm Lustgarten (September 2020)

Biodiversity

Nature crisis: ‘Insect apocalypse’ more complicated than thought, Matt McGrath (April 2020)
Earth’s Biodiversity Is Still Collapsing, Catrin Einhorn (September 2020)

Air

The winter of 2019-2020 was the warmest ever on land, The Economist (March 2020)
Earth’s carbon dioxide levels hit record high…, Andrew Freedman and Chris Mooney (June 2020)
The Role of Air Pollution Data in West Coast Firestorm, Berkeley Earth (September 2020)
Atmospheric levels of methane surge to record high, Kurtis Alexander (July 2020)

Water

California had its driest February on record, NYTimes (March 2020)
Historic ‘megadrought’ underway in California…, Paul Rogers (April 2020) [include the comments]
Russia Declares Emergency After Arctic Oil Spill,  Ivan Nechepurenko (June 2020)
This giant climate hot spot is robbing the West of its water, Juliet Elperin (August 2020)

Fire

Wildfires ‘edge closer to Chernobyl nuclear plant’, BBC News (April 2020)
Why it’s so damn hot in the Arctic right now, Umair Irfan (June 2020)
Warmer. Burning. Epidemic-challenged. The California Dream…, H. Kelly et al (September 2020)
In Brazil, It’s Not Just the Amazon that’s Burning, Jake Spring (September 2020)
It’s Not Just the West. These Places Are Also On Fire, Veronica Penney (September 2020)
California’s wildfire smoke plumes are unlike anything…, Matthew Cappucci (September 2020)


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