Currently in Denver - August 16th, 2022

The weather, currently.

Low 80s and pm thunderstorms for Tuesday, August 16th. 

No surprises here. We have another stormy summer day for Tuesday. Chances for storms today will not be as high as Monday. Expect most storms to pop up in the afternoon and evening. It's summer...what can you say!

Here's the forecast breakdown for Tuesday:

1) Low 80s. Enjoy the break from the heat!

2) Pm thunderstorms possible.

3) More rain expected for Wednesday.

Megan Montero

What you need to know, currently.

Currently’s partnership coordinator, Meg Ruttan, published a piece in her local paper, insideWaterloo, about the transformational changes needed to address the climate crisis. She writes about the importance of recognizing the crisis’ roots in colonialism, white supremacy and fascism and how to best work towards a sustainable—and equitable—future.

“The transformational change required to face the climate crisis means that this civilization—the institutions evoked when we gesture towards civilization—cannot be saved if we are to take the climate crisis on in earnest and the civilization we need may not be recognizable to anyone who has benefited from it” Ruttan writes. “Climate change is a symptom of centuries of extraction and genocidal colonialism and a simple technological shift will not save us. We must take up the values of climate justice or we will fail. We must build the new world out of the shell of the old.”

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