“Hired a year earlier, Mr. Sutter was the first science teacher at Wellston to emphasize climate science. He happened to do so at a time when the mounting evidence of the toll that global warming is likely to take, and the Trump administration’s considerable efforts to discredit those findings, are drawing new attention to the classroom from both sides of the nation’s culture war.” The NYT’s always excellent Amy Harmon takes you to a high school class where a teacher tries to teach climate science in an era where everything is politicized: Climate Science Meets a Stubborn Obstacle: Students.

+ WaPo: How to teach kids about climate change where most parents are skeptics.

+ For starters, maybe these students should check out this XKCD timeline of earth’s average temperature.