Sunny Days Are Here Again — But Is That Good?

“Across the country, more than 7,700 daily temperature records were broken last month, on the heels of the fourth warmest winter on record.

While it might be time to lie on a blanket in the park, climate scientists are worried. They say all these sunny days are actually an extreme weather event, one with local and global implications.” (via NPR).

Fighting to Repeal California Execution Law They Championed

Thirty-four years after California’s Proposition 7 sailed through, making the state’s death penalty one of the toughest in the country, the two men who were the driving force behind its crafting are leading the charge to repeal the death penalty in that state. Their reasons are partly moral, but good politics as well. (via New York Times)