“The worst flooding in decades to affect Germany and parts of Belgium has killed at least 120 people as search and rescue efforts for hundreds of missing continue … Meanwhile, German officials were quick to say that a warming climate is at least partially to blame for the catastrophic flooding. In these stories, pictures often tell the story better than words. And, wow.

+ “There are also global repercussions because land clearance is turning the Amazon region from climate friend to climate foe. A study published in Nature reveals forest burning now produces about three times more CO2 than the remaining vegetation is able to absorb.” The Guardian: Amazon rainforest ‘will collapse if Bolsonaro remains president.’

+ Western US and Canada brace for another heatwave as wildfires spread.