- “65 Degree Weather in Antarctica Appears to Have Broken Heat Record” • The temperature in northern Antarctica hit nearly 65°F (18.3°C), a likely heat record on the continent best known for snow, ice and penguins. The reading was taken at Esperanza Base, in an area that has warmed almost 5.4°F (3°C) over the past half century. [KTLA]
- “Mad Money’s Jim Cramer Is Done With Fossil Fuels” • Jim Cramer, a stock analyst and money manager known for yelling about one stock or another on his show Mad Money, was asked about investing in Chevron or Exxon Mobil. This gave him the opportunity to speak out against buying into these oil companies or any other fossil fuel stocks. [Forbes]
- “Justice Department Notifies Four Automakers It Has Dropped Antitrust Investigation” • The Justice Department notified four major automakers that it has closed an antitrust investigation involving the companies, launched after they rejected the Trump administration’s relaxed air pollution and mileage regulations, a department official told CNN. [CNN]
- “3,000 US Audi e-tron Buyers Can Drive On Sunshine For Free” • The first 3,000 Audi e-tron buyers in the US after February 3 are getting free 10-year subscriptions to solar power for their electric driving, according to a press release from Audi. The German automaker has partnered with Arcadia to provide the clean energy bonus. [CleanTechnica]
- “Majority Of US Adults Believe Climate Change Is Most Important Issue Today” • As the effects of climate change become more evident, over half of US adults (56%) say climate change is the most important issue we face today, a poll says. But 4 in 10 have not made any changes in their behavior to reduce their contribution to climate change. [Science Daily]
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