The California "River Fire" in Salinas, Monterey County, was ignited by dry lightning on August 16, 2020. It filled the sky with dark smoke and flames as it burned close to houses on its first day. (David A. Litman /
How to save the world (from a climate Armageddon)

Only when China and the United States elevate the threat of climate change above their geopolitical rivalry will it be possible to avert disaster.

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