“Two sprawling metropolitan areas offer a glimpse of the future. One rich, one poor, they sit on opposite sides of the Pacific Ocean: the San Francisco Bay Area (population 7 million) and metropolitan Manila (almost 14 million). Their history, their wealth, and the political and personal choices they make today will shape how they fare as the water inevitably comes to their doorsteps.” An NYT interactive piece: In Manila and San Francisco, Rising Seas Are a Crisis Right Now. (I live on a hill, I own a snorkel, you’ll get your NextDraft…)

+ “Have things really begun to happen already? Over the past twelve months we have traveled around the country, looking for answers. Chasing climate change. We didn’t expect
to find so much.” Something is happening to Norway.