“Things that are being speculated upon as happening — we are not speculating. It’s happening.” That’s Kiribati President Anote Tong on his country that is probably only a couple decades away from being completely swallowed up by the rising sea. From The New Yorker: President Tong and his disappearing islands.

+ If we can’t get everyone to come to terms with the science behind climate change, can we at least agree that we need a new atlas?