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Arctic sea ice hits lowest extent ever measured (and it’s still melting) – check.Hottest winter, spring, summer, year, decade ever measured – check.Most extensive drought in 50 fifty years, and getting worse – check.Worst floods in recorded history – check.Hottest seas in eons – check.Most acidic oceans ever measured – check.Most greenhouse gasses released in a single year – check.Highest sea levels since Pleistocene – check.Most permafrost melted (with record releases of methane) ever measured – check.Massive crop failures and record high food prices – check.Most severe weather events ever recorded – check.Meanwhile, in Tampa, the fossil fuel funded Republican Party is doubling down on climate denial, pushing greater use of oil, coal and gas, and trying to gut programs designed to save energy and use more renewables. In short, they’re working diligently to hasten our demise.