Countries across the globe aren’t doing enough to protect against the disasters to come as the planet continues to heat up, according to a major new scientific report. The dangers of climate change are mounting so rapidly, they could soon overwhelm the ability of both nature and humanity to adapt to the changes. The report was published by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, a body of experts convened by the United Nations. More: The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post
In other headlines:
2022 elections in S.C. likely to use maps passed by lawmakers. Possible federal trials over whether South Carolina’s new election districts discriminate against Black voters have been delayed several months, making it likely the new maps will be used for elections this year. More: Associated Press
Strong SEWE weekend could signal successful tourist season for Charleston. The Southeastern Wildlife Exposition made a strong return this month, filling hotels and possibly signaling some busy months ahead. More: The Post and Courier
3rd Annual West Ashley Restaurant Festival kicks off Monday. The West Ashley Chamber of Commerce on Monday will host the third annual West Ashley Restaurant Festival, gathering restaurants from around the tri-county area to Avondale Center to give the community a taste of their best dishes. More: WCBD TV
Charleston featured in documentary covering America’s racial history. The crew behind “Who We Are,” a feature documentary co-directed by Sarah and Emily Kunstler, daughters of civil rights lawyer William Kunstler, filmed at five Charleston locations during the summer of 2018. More: The Post and Courier
- To get dozens of South Carolina news stories every business day, contact the folks at SC Clips.
Stay cool. Support City Paper.
City Paper has been bringing the best news, food, arts, music and event coverage to the Holy City since 1997. Support our continued efforts to highlight the best of Charleston with a one-time donation or become a member of the City Paper Club.