The future has arrived. These explosive fires are our climate change wakeup call

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Media Type: Article - Recent

Date of Publication: September 11

Year of Publication: 2020

Publication City: London, UK

Publisher: Guardian News & Media Limited

Author(s): Peter Gleick

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Scientists have been warning of the growing threat of climate change, and now those projections are a reality.

Like millions of people in the western United States this week, I woke up to deep red, sunless skies, layers of ash coating the streets, gardens, and cars, and the smell of burning forests, lives, homes, and dreams. Not to be too hyperbolic, but on top of the political chaos, the economic collapse, and the worst pandemic in modern times, it seemed more than a little apocalyptic.

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