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I’ve been gripped by the story of Antarctic ‘ice cliff instability’ ever since Rob DeConto and Dave Pollard published their controversial predictions last year.
They suggested disintegration of ice shelves caused by global warming could leave behind coastal ice cliffs so tall they would be unstable, crumbling endlessly into the ocean and causing rapid, sustained sea level rise. I’m glad Eric Holthaus is writing about an impact of climate change that is both certain (seas will rise around the world, no matter what we do) and incredibly important (we must adapt).
Soon Ms. Scott will not have to choose between her politics and her purse: The Trump Organization, which operates the 46-story building, announced on Tuesday that because of faltering business, it had reached a deal with the hotel’s owner, the CIM group, to excise the Trump name from the hotel.
“I texted my niece and said, ‘You’re going to vomit, but I just saw the Trump SoHo,’” said Ms. Scott from inside that hotel the night before Thanksgiving. “But it’s a deal.”