Numerous regions across the globe are baking under oppressive heat waves that are once again breaking records, with the most notable of these events occurring in the north, a troubling indicator of rampant global warming as the high latitudes warm faster than equatorial regions. The US Pacific Northwest hasread more

  Earth, at least for now, is the most habitable planet that we’re aware of, having been home to lifeforms for nearly the entirety of the planet’s existence, now boasting a complex and diverse biosphere that is (probably) the envy of the Solar System. But while it’s not hard toread more