- U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Robert Redfield said on Tuesday that if all Americans wore a mask, the rising cases of COVID-19 could be under control within four to eight weeks.
- A study looking at how we can decarbonize conference travel found that “Intercontinental flights are the main source of emissions: one return flight between Hong Kong and San Francisco releases more CO2 than does the average British person’s activities over an entire year, or than those of ten people living in Ghana.”
- Methane levels are soaring, driven by fossil fuels and cows. “…levels of the potent greenhouse gas barreled up toward pathways that climate models suggest will lead to 3-4 degrees Celsius of warming before the end of this century. “