Amy Fleming, writing for The Guardian: When July’s heatwave swept through the Canadian province of Quebec, killing more than 90 people in little over a week, the unrelenting sunshine threw the disparities between rich and poor into sharp relief. While … Continue reading →
Jonathon Gatehouse, writing for Maclean’s on a wave of anti-science, anti-intellectual thinking in the United States: If the rise in uninformed opinion was limited to impenetrable subjects that would be one thing, but the scourge seems to be spreading. Everywhere … Continue reading →
Michael Nienaber reporting for Reuters: “In many regions, the coldest summer months by the end of the century will be hotter than the hottest experienced today,” unless emissions of greenhouse gases are curbed, said Dim Coumou, of the Potsdam Institute … Continue reading →
Ian Lovett writing for the New York Times: Worried about dwindling water supplies, communities across the drought-stricken Southwest have begun waging war on a symbol of suburban living: the lush, green grass of front lawns.