‘Holy s–t’: Surprise Senate deal sets stage for record climate change package. Politico

California’s worst drought on record spells trouble for classic green lawns. Wall Street Journal

Climate change is making extreme heat around the world more common. NPR

What would a climate emergency mean? Here are 4 key points. New York Times

Beloved monarch butterflies now listed as endangered. AP

Revealed: oil sector’s ‘staggering’ $3bn-a-day profits for last 50 years. The Guardian

US Postal Service to boost purchases of electric vehicles. AP

Air pollution surges as heatwave sweeps across Europe. Reuters

Delay as the new denial: The latest Republican tactic to block climate action. New York Times