Trump chooses David Bernhardt, a former oil lobbyist, to head the Interior Department. New York Times

Students are preparing for the first major US climate strike next month. Gizmodo

No matter what happens on Groundhog Day, winters are getting shorter. Grist

The dirty truth behind electric vehicles. Suddeutsche Zeitung

European colonization of Americas killed so many it cooled Earth’s climate. The Guardian

US intelligence officials warn climate change is a worldwide threat. InsideClimate News

US Midwest freezes, Australia burns: This is the age of weather extremes. New York Times