Study: 6th mass extinction already underway – and we’re the cause. USA Today

The heat goes on: Warmest May, spring and year on record. USA Today

Pope Francis, in sweeping encyclical, calls for swift action on climate change. New York Times

Fossil-fuel producers tell pope: yes, but you still need us. Bloomberg

Alaska’s glaciers are now losing 75 billion tons of ice every year. Washington Post

New NASA data show how the world is running out of water. Washington Post

Explosive intervention by Pope Francis set to transform climate change debate. Guardian

California cuts farmers’ share of scant water. New York Times

Why more scientists are speaking out on contentious issues. National Geographic News

Obama administration readies big push on climate change. Wall Street Journal

G7 leaders: World needs to phase out carbon emissions. Climate Central

Appeals court sides with EPA on air pollution limits. Associated Press