Scientists have repeatedly warned that the planet remains on track to exceed a critical threshold for warming within a decade.
Yet experts and activists also see a rare opportunity to change course — possibly the last chance before many effects become irreversible.
Electricity cuts are taking the greatest toll on businesses, hospitals and the poor in Iran, Iraq, Lebanon and Syria. Drought has crippled hydroelectric generation, and decades of neglect and underinvestment have left power grids unable to cope.
Over the past year since justices ruled that a large part of eastern Oklahoma is still Indian country, convictions have been imperiled in thousands of cases, confusion has grown for police and more than 50 criminals have been released.
Stories of painfully long waits, nonexistent cars, astronomical prices and other travails are common on social media. Faced with high rental-car prices and low availability, travelers are getting creative.
Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D) declared both a public and public health emergency on March 11, 2020. By keeping the public emergency in place, Bowser said, the city will still be able to respond quickly to changes in the virus.
It’s too close to the trade deadline to pose questions about what a team has or hasn’t announced. The Nats are veering toward selling — especially after a 5-3 loss to the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday night — and Scherzer is near the end of a seven-year, $245 million contract, making him the subject of rumors.