Peter Gleick has looked in his letter box to find a sad letter he had to send his grandchildren in 2020, which starts.
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I'm sorry to have to tell you there will be no presents from Santa this year.
It's not that you've been bad. Rather the world's governments (sometimes run by bad boys and girls now grown up) have failed to address the long-worsening problem of climate change. Santa is the latest climate victim. As the last of the summer ice at the North Pole finally disappeared, Santa's workshop sank to the bottom of the Arctic Ocean. When the insurance companies cancelled most flood insurance policies, and Canada claimed the North Pole, Santa lost everything and became the latest climate refugee.. . . .James Titus, aka Captain Sea Level Rise, in another example of time travel provided the musical accompaniment in 1988. It was a very good year for climate prognostication