Currently in Los Angeles — September 14th, 2022

The weather, currently.

The marine layer's back in the morning, then sunny and calm.

I’m rubbing my hands together like a Bond villain, eyeing up the forecast with a sly smile. We’re back to Dog Park Weather, my favorite, nearly year-round type of weather in Los Angeles. This is a subjective threshold dictated by my very furry Chow Chow’s tolerance for heat. With highs around 78°F on Wednesday, we’re back into Flora’s comfort zone, and she might even choose to nap under the bed instead of the shower. The morning will be overcast, which is even more ideal for our dog park outings, but the sun will come out and shine brightly all afternoon. While I always avoid the after work dog park rush, if you are more inclined to enjoy this climate in the evening, temperatures will be sliding into the 60’s and eventually reach a low around 62°F. Fog will roll back in at night, so get one of those LED collars Instagram is always trying to sell me so your pup can glow in the dark.

—Renée Reizman

What you need to know, currently.

Global warming could likely still trigger multiple climate ”tipping points,” even if countries meet the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement, according to a new study in Science published Thursday.

The study revealed that even if we meet the Paris Agreement’s goal of keeping global warming at 1.5°C is not enough to avoid the danger of climate change. According to the study, tipping points, if crossed, will lead to irreversible, self-perpetuating changes.

Tipping points include the die-off of low-latitude coral reefs, greenhouse gas emissions thawing permafrost, the melting of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet and the shutdown of the ocean current which includes the Gulf Stream, to name a few.

—Aarohi Sheth

What you can do, currently.

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