We formed this group to solve the important issues facing our country because of climate change and hope to have a lasting impact by working in a bipartisan manner.
This week, the National Park Service celebrates its 100th birthday, Baton Rouge is rebuilding after the extreme flood last week, and the White House is putting pressure on the SEC to do more for climate risk disclosure.
Climate change will mean the end of national parks as we know them.
These are the dog days of summer, and there’s no better reminder of this than an update on what’s shaping up to be the hottest year on record. Here are a couple items you should know about this month:
The hottest month on record, ever, was July 2016 (since modern record-keeping began).
Notable Climate News
You know the headlines on climate change: Last year was the hottest year ever recorded. Since 2001, we have experienced fifteen of the 16 warmest years on record.
Each of the past 12 months was the hottest on record. The sea level is rising, wild storms are more frequent, and the warnings seem more ominous each month.