Death, blackouts, melting asphalt: ways the climate crisis will change how we live.” (Cities are disproportionately hit because of huge populations & existing, & often inadequate, infrastructure.) @Guardian #climate #climatechange

From power cuts to infrastructure failure, the impact of climate change on US cities will be huge – but many are already innovating to adapt:

Learning from the past to prep for the future. “California Residents Say They Need More Information On Previous Wildfires To Prepare.” via @NPR #cafire #cawx #wildfire

Warm temperatures have Californians again bracing for wildfires. But to better prepare, the residents of Ventura say they need a clearer picture of what went wrong in the destructive 2017 Thomas Fire.

Interesting new study. “The Reason Antarctica Is Melting: Shifting Winds, Driven by Global Warming.” @sciam #climate #antarctica

In recent years, these icy rivers have been flowing and melting at an alarming rate, threatening to add a substantial amount of water to the sea that would eat away at global coastlines.

Exceptionally unusual for this far north! “Lightning struck near the North Pole, as rapid Arctic warming continues.” via @capitalweather #climate #arctic

Lightning strikes detected within 200 to 300 miles of the North Pole constitute a rare, though probably not unprecedented, event.