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The Envy List #32: Hot Planet
Let's put it this way: the Arctic had a rough summer.
1.The Arctic had a rough summer: a historic heat wave, wildfires, and an oil spill. (The New Yorker)
2. Republican National Convention speakers did not once mention climate change. But Americans overall—including young Republicans—see climate change as a threat and want to address it before it’s too late. (Scientific American)
3. We finally have proof that climate change can kill. Japanese scientists have linked nearly 1,000 deaths in 2018 to rising global temperatures. (Slate)
4. Wondering if we’re screwed? A scientist and a podcaster tell the stories of people looking to fix the mess we’re in. (How to Save A Planet podcast)
5. Hurricane Maria created a new form of PTSD for Puerto Ricans: PMSD was short-hand for Post-Maria Stress Disorder. Still, resident artists helped their communities recover in meaningful way. There’s still hope for us. (Lit Hub)
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