Thursday, April 8, 2021
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Thursday, April 8, 2021

It's 57 degrees in Colp today. Here's the news—

Worsening drought in West stokes fears of severe wildfire season ahead

Andrew Freedman, Axios

Reproduced from the U.S. Drought Monitor; Chart: Sara WiseIt's only early April, but parts of the West are already at mid-July levels of dryness — and scientists are warning that the upcoming fire season could be destructive.

Your Weather Forecast Update: Warmer Climate Will Be The New 'Normal'

Jennifer Ludden, NPR

In May, NOAA will release its once-a-decade update for the 30-year weather averages that local meteorologists use.  In many places, it will mean far fewer days that are 'above normal.'

The urgency of the Black climate agenda

Jariel Arvin, Vox

How Black advocates are taking the climate movement into their own hands.