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Hurricane path forecasts have much improved. Are they as good as they can get? National Geographic

In the West, Lightning Grows as a Cause of Damaging Fires The New York Times

The Most Important Number for the West’s Hideous Fire Season The Atlantic

How Climate Change is Fueling Record-breaking California Wildfires, Heat and Smog The LA Times

The Climate Connection to California's Wildfires The New York Times

Why Does California Have So Many Wildfires? The New York Times

California’s Wildfire-prone Landscape Stoked by Human Actions PBS NewsHour

Isaias Has Tended to Fluctuate, and So Have the Forecasts The New York Times

Africa's Skies are Badly Polluted The Economist

Dueling Cyclones Brew in the Atlantic and Pacific Gizmodo

In Parched Southwest, Warm Spring Renews Threat of ‘Megadrought’ The New York Times

Greenland Drilling Campaign Aims for Bedrock to Trace Ice Sheet’s Last Disappearance Science

Megadrought’ and ‘Aridification—Understanding the New Language of a Warming World The Revelator

Study: Southwest U.S. In Midst Of Megadrought Like No Other Nevada Public Radio

The Lab That Discovered Global Warming Has Good News and Bad News The New York Times 

After the Coronavirus, the Climate Crisis Will Remain. What Have We Learned? KQED 

Southwest Drought Rivals Those of Centuries Ago, Thanks to Climate Change The New York Times 

Why Pollution Is Plummeting in Some Cities — But Not Others Nature 

There’s No Good Reason to Hoard Anything, Especially Food Bloomberg

The Scientist Tackling the Ocean Food Chain Ozy 

GOP Bill Will Seek to Commit Us to Planting 3.3 Billion Trees Annually The Hill 

Second Hottest Year on Record Capped Warmest-Ever Decade Bloomberg

A Warning from Ancient Tree Rings: The Americas are Prone to Catastrophic, Simultaneous Droughts Science

California, Climate Change and the Trauma of the Last Decade Los Angeles Times

Fires, Floods and Free Parking: California’s Unending Fight Against Climate Change The Washington Post

In New York Lab, Centuries-old Corals Hold Clues to Climate Shifts Reuters

The Real Reason California’s Wildfires are Getting Worse Teen Vogue

Climate Change is Driving California’s Wildfires. The Kincade Fire? Not So Much KQED

The Smoldering State The Atlantic

Ancient Soil from Secret Greenland Base Suggests Earth Could Lose a Lot of Ice Science

California Emerged From Drought and Is Still Catching Fire The New York Times

Climate Change Is Hitting the Insurance Industry Hard. Here’s How Swiss Re Is Adapting Fortune

The California Power Outages Show How Dire the Wildfire Crisis Has Gotten — 9 of the State’s 10 Biggest Fires Came in the Last 16 Years Business Insider

Caltech Nabs $750M Gift for Climate Research Education Dive

How to Help the Environment Ahead of the UN Climate Action Summit CBS News

Volcano-Stimulated Marine Photosynthesis Science

How Kīlauea’s Lava Birthed an Algal Bloom Visible from Space PBS Nova

This Year’s Fire season in California Could Be ‘Very Active’ The Washington Post

California’s Wildfires Are 500 Percent Larger Due to Climate Change The Atlantic

Mystery Stretch of the Pacific Ocean Is Not Warming like the Rest of the World’s Waters Newsweek

Spy-Satellite Images Reveal How Climate Change Is Rapidly Melting the Himalayan Glaciers The New Yorker

Some Compelling Reasons Not to Give Up on Solving Climate Change Vice

Going Fossil-Free May Be Cheaper Than You Think Columbia Business School