“The administration objected to language that, while nonbinding, could be read as a collective commitment to address the effects of climate change in the Arctic, diplomats said. One official familiar with the preparations for this year’s meeting said that at meetings last month, the United States ‘indicated its resistance to any mention of climate change whatsoever.'” WaPo: Trump administration pushed to strip mention of climate change from Arctic policy statement. (It’s unclear where they’re going to hide all the melting ice.)

+ Wired: Jakarta Is Sinking. Now Indonesia Has To Find A New Capital. (Wouldn’t it be easier to just deny that it’s sinking?)