If that one hasn’t been Voxsplained yet, surely Slate will step up to the plate.

But first, how about a piece linking the crisis in Iraq to “unusually hot” weather? We didn’t make this sentence up: “It may just be an interesting coincidence, but it could mean more.”


Drama-queen meteorologist Eric Holthaus was once brought to tears — public tears — when he read a climate change report. That’s when he overshared that he was considering a vasectomy. Now that you have that background, here’s the article he published at Slate:

Holthaus concluded the answer to that question was “a qualified yes,” but what about others?

Guys, leave him alone. He might cry again. Or snip something.