“The Arctic only works when it’s cold, and it’s the air conditioner for the planet … So as the Arctic breaks down, the climate connections of the whole planet break down.” NPR with a really interesting, graphical piece that explains how melting ice in one place can fuel historic wildfires in another. Fire and Ice: “The planet’s ice is fundamentally tethered to weather patterns that stretch across the globe. Scientists are finding that as the climate changes, that connection could be helping fuel disasters.”