A wildfire burning for a week in northern California continued to grow out of control on Sunday, as one of about a dozen big blazes in the drought-stricken state that have destroyed hundreds of homes and forced thousands of people to evacuate.
Guardian 22nd Aug 2021 read more »
Don’t buy the doom – we can still alter this climate path. IT’S been a summer of doom. A swathe of unprecedented events – smoke from Siberian fires reaching the north pole, record temperatures, rain for the first time on record falling on the peak of the Greenland ice cap – combined with the latest IPCC report, a “code red” for humanity”, could, if you stick to just the headlines, lead you to believe that it’s all over already. But, it’s not. Often I think each and every headline around climate change should end with the line “but our actions can stop the worst of this crisis”, and, of course, some of them do.
Herald 23rd Aug 2021 read more »