The Heat: US Gun Reform & January 6th Hearings - W/RPI's Daniel McAdams

This week, election officials and workers described what they say was a pressure campaign by former President Donald Trump to change the outcome of the 2020 election. And the U.S. Senate could vote later this week on measures to keep firearms out of the hands of dangerous, unstable people. The proposed laws call for enhanced background checks and provide funds for expanded mental health resources in communities and schools.Joining the discussion: Michael Maloof is a former Senior Pentagon Strategist Analyst.

Visualizing the Impact of Rising Sea Levels, by Country

Climate change is already causing sea levels to rise across the globe. In the 20th century alone, it’s estimated that the mean global sea level rose by 11-16 cm.

How much will sea levels change in the coming years, and how will it affect our population?

In the below series of visualizations by Florent Lavergne, we can see how rising sea levels could impact countries in terms of flood risk by the year 2100.

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