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"Don’t sit this one out. Do something. You are by accident of fate alive at an absolute critical moment in the history of our planet.” | Carl Sagan

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Time's up
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Fires

27 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of This Week

27 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of This Week

From Trump's brief hospital stay, to treat the coronavirus to the ongoing fight against systemic racism and climate change, these were some of the most powerful photos of this week.

'Total destruction': why fires are tearing across South America | Environment | The Guardian

'Total destruction': why fires are tearing across South America

Wildfires, mostly caused by land clearing for cattle grazing and soya production, have set four nations ablaze

'Total destruction': why fires are tearing across South America | Environment | The Guardian

'Total destruction': why fires are tearing across South America

Wildfires, mostly caused by land clearing for cattle grazing and soya production, have set four nations ablaze

'Total destruction': why fires are tearing across South America | Environment | The Guardian

'Total destruction': why fires are tearing across South America

Wildfires, mostly caused by land clearing for cattle grazing and soya production, have set four nations ablaze

California wildfires spawn first ‘gigafire’ in modern history | California | The Guardian

California wildfires spawn first ‘gigafire’ in modern history

August complex fire expanded beyond 1m acres, elevating it from a mere ‘megafire’ to a new classification: ‘gigafire’

A Lake Ohau Village resident says the village now resembles a war zone, with about 30 houses and many cars destroyed by a wildfire that has blitzed the Mackenzie Country area.

Dozens of houses destroyed in large fire in the Mackenzie Basin

The fire roared through Lake Ohau village in the Mackenzie Country in the early hours of the morning, spreading into nearby conservation land, farms and mountainsides.

Charred homes and crumbled walls: tallying the destruction of a California wildfire | US news | The Guardian

Charred homes and crumbled walls: tallying the destruction of a California wildfire

Fueled by a heatwave, the Glass fire left a trail of smoldering remains along Mountain Hawk Drive in Santa Rosa

Time's up

Climate change is largely responsible for a doubling in the number of natural disasters since 2000, the UN said as it warned about Earth's future.

United Nations: Earth on course to become 'uninhabitable hell for millions'

Climate change is largely responsible for a doubling in the number of natural disasters since 2000, the UN said as it warned about Earth's future.

America's year of fire and tempests means climate crisis just got very real | US news | The Guardian

America's year of fire and tempests means climate crisis just got very real

Record-breaking wildfires and hurricanes were just the most high-profile effects of global heating – and this is only the start

Flooding

Storm Alex brings flooding and devastation to south-eastern France - in pictures | Weather | The Guardian

Storm Alex brings flooding and devastation to south-eastern France - in pictures

Flooding from record rains in a mountainous region of France and Italy has killed two people and left at least nine missing. Storm Alex ravaged villages around the city of Nice on the French Riviera, sweeping away roads and damaging homes. The storm moved across south-eastern France before hitting northern Italy

Two dead and 24 missing after floods in France and Italy | Extreme weather | The Guardian

Two dead and 24 missing after floods in France and Italy

Record rain in mountainous region destroys bridges, blocks roads and cuts off communities

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Geothermal energy is poised for a big breakout

"An engineering problem that, when solved, solves energy."

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Zero emissions

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End timers

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Fear of the future

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Political ramifications

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Contrarian arguments

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Suppression

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Isolationism

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Doomsday capitalists

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Media coverage

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Impact on water supplies

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Fossil industries

Election 2020 - Fact or Fiction: Could NZ become the North Sea of the south? - NZ Herald

Election 2020 - Fact or Fiction: Could NZ become the North Sea of the south? - NZ Herald

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'Sleeping giant' Arctic methane deposits starting to release, scientists find

Exclusive: expedition discovers new source of greenhouse gas off East Siberian coast has been triggered

Geothermal energy is poised for a big breakout

"An engineering problem that, when solved, solves energy."

Climate change increases risk of deadly bacteria

Vibrio is causing more cases of flesh-eating disease. And it’s poised to get worse

Italy's olive oil production drops by a quarter as 'tree leprosy' takes toll

Italy’s southern orchards have been affected by hailstorms, drought and the Xylella bacteria

Climate change is largely responsible for a doubling in the number of natural disasters since 2000, the UN said as it warned about Earth's future.

United Nations: Earth on course to become 'uninhabitable hell for millions'

Climate change is largely responsible for a doubling in the number of natural disasters since 2000, the UN said as it warned about Earth's future.

27 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of This Week

27 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of This Week

From Trump's brief hospital stay, to treat the coronavirus to the ongoing fight against systemic racism and climate change, these were some of the most powerful photos of this week.

27 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of This Week

27 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of This Week

From Trump's brief hospital stay, to treat the coronavirus to the ongoing fight against systemic racism and climate change, these were some of the most powerful photos of this week.

'Total destruction': why fires are tearing across South America | Environment | The Guardian

'Total destruction': why fires are tearing across South America

Wildfires, mostly caused by land clearing for cattle grazing and soya production, have set four nations ablaze

'Total destruction': why fires are tearing across South America | Environment | The Guardian

'Total destruction': why fires are tearing across South America

Wildfires, mostly caused by land clearing for cattle grazing and soya production, have set four nations ablaze

'Total destruction': why fires are tearing across South America | Environment | The Guardian

'Total destruction': why fires are tearing across South America

Wildfires, mostly caused by land clearing for cattle grazing and soya production, have set four nations ablaze

Climate Change Memes (@climemechange) • Instagram photos and videos

Climate Change Memes (@climemechange) • Instagram photos and videos

Storm Alex brings flooding and devastation to south-eastern France - in pictures | Weather | The Guardian

Storm Alex brings flooding and devastation to south-eastern France - in pictures

Flooding from record rains in a mountainous region of France and Italy has killed two people and left at least nine missing. Storm Alex ravaged villages around the city of Nice on the French Riviera, sweeping away roads and damaging homes. The storm moved across south-eastern France before hitting northern Italy

Trump report touts oil and gas as 'energy security' amid US climate disasters | Trump administration | The Guardian

Trump report touts oil and gas as 'energy security' amid US climate disasters

The document, which cost about $200,000, fails to mention either the realities of climate crisis or the downsides of the energy industry

California wildfires spawn first ‘gigafire’ in modern history | California | The Guardian

California wildfires spawn first ‘gigafire’ in modern history

August complex fire expanded beyond 1m acres, elevating it from a mere ‘megafire’ to a new classification: ‘gigafire’

America's year of fire and tempests means climate crisis just got very real | US news | The Guardian

America's year of fire and tempests means climate crisis just got very real

Record-breaking wildfires and hurricanes were just the most high-profile effects of global heating – and this is only the start