Currently in Boston — September 14th, 2022

The weather, currently.

Stunning weather for Wednesday

A few showers across the region earlier today and now a cold front will pass offshore. Behind this drier air will arrive overnight. Skies will be partly to mostly clear by morning setting us up for a very nice Wednesday with lots of sunshine and hives approaching 80°F. It's crisp for Wednesday night and Thursday morning with readings in the 50s. It won't be as warm Thursday with temperatures approaching 70°F in the afternoon. This will be a good lunch point for a very cool Thursday night and Friday morning. Highs will reach the lower 70s on Friday. It turns warmer and sunny over the weekend with highs by Sunday getting back into the lower 80s.

Dave Epstein

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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