What a difference a year makes. 30 atmospheric rivers in 3 months, 150 miles of farmland in the Central Valley is flooded with no end in site. For the past 6 months. the world has received a lot of disappointing news on the climate chaos front. Currently the world only has 3% drinkable water which is mostly in glaciers. There is only .01% of the worlds fresh water is available for human use in lakes, rivers, and reservoirs. Around the planet catastrophic weather and fires are only adding further to the chaotic world we now live.in. The clear evidence indicates we are witnessing the ending of the two planets major systems for cooling and regulating weather- the gulf and Jet streams are in collapse. The worlds governments, along with are own local governments are doing too little too late. Addressing these challenges requires us all to come together to create new and transformational approaches rooted in hope, love, and courage!

A scientist from the National Snow and Ice Data Center in Boulder, Colorado said “You don’t see the north and the south (poles) both melting at the same time.” Read full story here.

For the first time since it was established, the nation’s second largest reservoir at Lake Powell will see its water drop to critical levels this month, emphasizing the drought conditions California and the West are facing. Read more here.

Democracy Now’s Amy Goodman interviews Aileen Brown from The Intercept about a new report on how incarcerated people face greater threats from climate change. Full story here.