Three to Read


“In a First, Renewable Energy Is Poised to Eclipse Coal in U.S.”
By Brad Plumer, The New York Times

Over the past few years the price of building wind farms, the price of solar and the price of natural gas has fallen. Recently with the current state of our country demand for electricity has fallen and businesses have been cutting back on their use of coal. This article dives deeper into why this is happening and whether the recent turn towards renewable energy is permanent.

“The Hunger Pains of a Pandemic”
By Charles M. Blow, The New York Times

This is an opinion piece from someone who grew up in a poor community, and has lived through hunger. He writes about his thoughts from the current time, thinking about kids growing up now where schools are closed, and kids who rely on school for food. He also speaks about the tremendous work done by food banks to support people across the country.

Good News

This week, I thought I would include a link to the Microsoft news webpage for good news. It can be hard to see the good in the world during this time. This page is filled with stories from across the nation of good news.