We start at Cape Grim in Australia - where an atmospheric measuring station is picking up atmospheric CO2 levels that are on the verge of breaking 400 parts per million for the first time in human history.
It's been nearly eight years since the 2008 global recession devastated the budgets of state and local governments across the country - and our lawmakers have explored every possible way to raise money except for raising taxes on corporations and our richest citizens.
I'm going to let you on a little secret about many of the CEOs of America's largest companies: the biggest decision that they make these days, is how best to divvy up the wealth that they've stolen from America's working families and middle class.
Former Republican presidential candidate and current U.S. Senator Marco Rubio recently weighed in on the toxic algal blooms that have caused a state of emergency in two counties in his home state of Florida.