The Personal Blog of Stephen Sekula

Burn the house down

In my thoughts on the close of the experiment with American Fascism, I worried at the end about the damage that would be wrought in the months before Trump is constitutionally required to leave office. Here is a good example on the scientific side of things:

UPDATE: 10:46am

This news comes on the very same day we learned that the Atlantic hurricane season, now having spawned Storm Theta, has officially broken all historical records of activity. This has been made possible in large part by the sheer amount of energy available to the weather systems of Earth thanks to the heat-trapping of human-induced climate change. Truly, Trump seeks to burn the home of humanity down on the way out of his disastrous presidency.