Currently — May 11, 2023
The weather, currently.
Wildfire smoke from near the northern Canadian Rockies has travelled thousands of miles via the jet stream to the skies over the Northeast United States.
This isn't an unusual occurrence in the era of megafires and dry summers, smoky skies from distant burning forests happens almost every year these days. But it's happening this time much earlier than normal. It's still just early May, and as we reported earlier this week, Alberta has already seen more acres burned in 2023 than all of last year combined.
The dark orange and red sunset colors caused by wildfire smoke is creates a creepy effect apropos of what is happening — weird, unusual weather made worse by climate change.
What you need to know, currently.
Extreme heat due to rising temperatures will have a disproportionate effect on tribal jails, according to original reporting by Grist.
More than half of those in all tribal facilities could experience temperatures above 90 degrees F at least 50 days each year by the end of the century, unless emissions are significantly reduced, according to a Grist analysis. 10 facilities could experience more than 150 days of this brutal heat.
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