Carbon dioxide is halfway to doubling pre-industrial levels. Washington Post

US fossil-fuel companies took billions in tax breaks – and then laid off thousands. The Guardian

Biden’s big bet: Tackling climate change will create jobs, not kill them. New York Times

Tropical forests in Brazil and elsewhere are being cut down, making it more difficult to attack climate change. Washington Post

On tap in California: Another drought four years after last. AP

Sweden rejects pioneering test to dim sunlight reaching Earth. Thomson Reuters Foundation