The FOI request was prompted by Gov. John Kasich's failure to follow through on a 2011 law permitting fracking in Ohio's state parks.
One of the new features of this "Cosmos" is the use of animation to teach science history. I'm hoping the show will try to be less Eurocentric about science history and will talk about non-European scientists and their contributions.
Although the storm system that brought precipitation to LA is going to help combat the drought in the short-term, weather officials don't believe it will have a lasting effect. The drought is a product of climate change.