Flood of Evidence

“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.

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