“We’ve watched this movie before and the sequel is worse than the original,” one Texas energy expert said.
“Based on everything we know about Mars in the past, it absolutely should have been capable of supporting ancient life," one NASA scientist said.
By Thursday, outages had left 500,000 without power and led to at least 10 deaths.
Under Trump, the Environmental Protection Agency knelt to the country’s biggest polluters and lost more than 800 employees. Staffers say they want accountability.
The executive orders will take aim at fossil fuels and set the US up to be an international leader in tackling the climate crisis.
Under Trump’s direction, the US became the only country to withdraw from the historic climate agreement.
A new advocacy group featuring climate scientists who are also moms is hoping to move the needle by making the climate crisis personal.
NASA found 2020 tied as the hottest on record. NOAA found it came in a close second.
“We’re running out of adjectives trying to describe these extreme events,” a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration official said.
"It’s an extraordinary virus, the likes of which I’ve never, ever seen, and I’ve been doing this now for almost 40 years,” Anthony Fauci told BuzzFeed News.
"Following the science is necessary but not sufficient," said Matthew Seeger, a risk communication expert.
McCarthy, former head of the EPA under Obama, has been a vocal opponent of President Trump's environmental policies.
This hurricane season blew through predictions from federal scientists and set a string of new records along the way.
Nearly 1 in 10 senators and 1 in 20 House members have been diagnosed with COVID-19, but even wearing masks on the Senate floor is still a source of contention.
"It’s about having high-quality face-to-face conversations, and we tend to be able to do that by knocking on people’s doors," said the executive director of New Georgia Project.
"We do not have access to official government data, internal data sets," said David Kessler, one of the cochairs of Biden’s COVID-19 advisory board.
More than 60,000 Americans are currently hospitalized with COVID-19. Several states and cities are reporting ICUs are at full capacity.
The number of Americans hospitalized with COVID-19 is expected to exceed the peaks seen in April and July.
The president-elect ran with an ambitious climate plan. Congress could derail it.
After four years of relentless attacks on science, researchers and doctors are hopeful that Biden will fight the pandemic and climate change.