Russia: wildfires and permafrost

These two articles discuss what is going on in Russia as a result of climate change, and it’s not good.

  1. Siberia wildfires: Russians battle to contain the blazes. Forest fires in Siberia are common. But this summer unusually hot weather, dry thunderstorms and strong winds have combined to spark an emergency – in Siberia wildfires have engulfed an area the size of Belgium.

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