My city is in flames. Fires rage, unimpeded across the landscape fueled by 60 mile per hour winds and arsonists. One million people have left their homes, possibly never to return. We are undergoing the largest mass evacuation in this nation's history. I've sealed myself in my apartment with my children to avoid breathing in the dangerous ash clouds that envelop Southern California.
And frickin Anderson Cooper is hosting an all-night special tonight on CNN called Planet in Peril showcasing the various species suffering from humans encroaching on their habitats. Thank you, Anderson, for bringing us the suffering of tree frogs to help us understand how much worse off we could be.