climate breakdown

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1. 2022

In mid-June, a ferocious “heat dome” brought roasting temperatures to much of the US, placing around a third of Americans under hazardous-heat warnings. It came soon after a record heatwave in India so brutal birds fell from the sky. Floods, meanwhile, have been the worst in a century in Bangladesh and so fierce in America’s Yellowstone national park that entire bridges and buildings were washed away.

– Down to Earth newsletter

António Guterres told ministers from 40 countries meeting to discuss the climate crisis on Monday: “Half of humanity is in the danger zone, from floods, droughts, extreme storms and wildfires. No nation is immune. Yet we continue to feed our fossil fuel addiction.” He added: “We have a choice. Collective action or collective suicide. It is in our hands.”

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2. Elsewhere

2.2. In the Agora

2.3. Mentions

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