Tinderbox Earth: The Significance of the Amazon and Siberian Fires
Opinion

Tinderbox Earth: The Significance of the Amazon and Siberian Fires

As fires rage across tens of thousands square km the Amazon forest, dubbed the Planet’s lungs, producing some 20 percent of the oxygen in the atmosphere, with some 72,843 fires in Brazil this year, where fires on such a scale are uncommon, as well as through Siberia, Alaska, Greenland, southern Europe and elsewhere, they herald a world…