We’ve recently seen how wild winds can alter the visible landscape that surrounds us. But there are also wild winds that are altering currents around the Antarctic. You can’t see the damage, but we could be feeling it sooner than we think. NYT: Rising From the Antarctic, a Climate Alarm. “Wilder winds are altering currents. The sea is releasing carbon dioxide. Ice is melting from below.” (This is another great interactive piece. And it’s a gift article.)

+ “While other parts of the infamous Thwaites Glacier crumbled, this wedge of floating ice acted as a brace, slowing the melt. It was supposed to be boring, durable, safe.” WaPo (Gift Article): Climate change has destabilized the Earth’s poles, putting the rest of the planet in peril.