I don’t usually cover weather, but here’s your forecast: “The world is careening towards an environment never experienced before by humans, with the temperature of the air and oceans breaking records, sea levels reaching historic highs and carbon dioxide surpassing a key milestone.” In other words, climate change is playing out before us.

+ In Alaska, melting permafrost is buckling critical stretches of highway. And in western Siberia, warmer temperatures (and a thawed reindeer corpse) have led to an anthrax breakout.