Will any of the low-carbon behaviors that people have adopted persist after the crisis passes? Charles Duhigg, the author of “The Power of Habit” and a former New York Times reporter, said habits built over lifetimes are hard to shake.

Scientists have repeatedly said that global emissions must be reduced by half over the next decade in order to keep average temperatures from rising to below 1.5 degrees Celsius, or 2.7 degrees Fahrenheit, from preindustrial levels.

Coal power developers risk wasting hundreds of billions of pounds as new renewable sources are now cheaper than new coal plants, a report has said.

Perhaps the most disquieting section is “Consequences of Climate Change,” which features “before and after” images of affected sites worldwide. An aerial photograph of Greenland in 2016 shows lakes and rivers that were not there in 2014 — that is how fast the ice is melting.

The Washington Post last year reported that a tenth of the planet has already warmed by at least 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit since the mid-to-late 19th century, including my county in southern New York as well as all of New York City.

The US oil firm ExxonMobil met key European commission officials in an attempt to water down the European Green Deal in the weeks before it was agreed, according to a climate lobbying watchdog.

Yesterday, multiple news organizations reported that Bullock might be changing his mind and could soon announce that he would be running. He would be facing the incumbent, Steve Daines, a Republican and one of President Trump’s most eager supporters in Congress.

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