Now those memories come back to haunt me / They haunt me like a curse / Is a dream a lie if it don’t come true / Or is it something worse / That sends me down to the river / Though I know the river is dry. —Bruce Springsteen

“What has been a slow-motion train wreck for 20 years is accelerating, and the moment of reckoning is near. We are 150 feet from 25 million Americans losing access to the Colorado River, and the rate of decline is accelerating.'” Federal official warns of Colorado River water supply cuts.

+ “The heating is occurring in the North Barents Sea, a region where fast rising temperatures are suspected to trigger increases in extreme weather in North America, Europe and Asia. The researchers said the heating in this region was an ‘early warning’ of what could happen across the rest of the Arctic.” New data reveals extraordinary global heating in the Arctic.