I thought twice, maybe three times before describing these fires as "alarming" to . But I stand by it. I'm worried. The Arctic is burning like never before — and that’s bad news for climate change
The Arctic is burning like never before and that’s bad news for all of planet Earth #ArcticWildfires
The unprecedented Arctic wildfires of 2019 and 2020 show that alarming transformational shifts are already under way. 'It’s a feedback loop: as peatlands release more carbon, global warming increases, which thaws more peat and causes more wildfires'.
Arctic wildfires are releasing record levels of carbon dioxide, partly because they are burning ancient peatlands that have been a carbon sink.
The Arctic is burning like never before — and that’s bad news for climate change Fires are releasing record levels of carbon dioxide, partly because they are burning ancient peatlands that have been a carbon sink Alexandra Witze ( )
#climate #Arctic tipping point breached - "a feedback loop: as peatlands release more carbon, global warming increases, which thaws more peat and causes more wildfires" 18,591 separate fires in Russia’s two easternmost districts, 14 million hectares burnt
The Arctic is burning like never before — and that’s bad news for climate change Fires are releasing record levels of carbon dioxide, partly because they are burning ancient peatlands that have been a carbon sink Alexandra Witze ( )
By the time the fire season waned, Arctic blazes had emitted a record 244 megatonnes of carbon dioxide — that’s 35% more than last year.
The Arctic is burning like never before — and that’s bad news for climate change Fires are releasing record levels of carbon dioxide, partly because they are burning ancient peatlands that have been a carbon sink Alexandra Witze ( )
The Arctic is on fire. The Arctic. #ClimateCrisis
The Arctic is burning like never before — and that’s bad news for climate change
Nature is speaking are we listening? The Arctic is burning like never before — and that’s bad news for climate change. Fires are releasing record levels of carbon dioxide, partly because they are burning ancient peatlands that have been a carbon sink.
The Arctic is burning like never before — and that’s bad news for climate change Fires are releasing record levels of carbon dioxide, partly because they are burning ancient peatlands that have been a carbon sink Alexandra Witze ( )
There are mega fires in the #Arctic burning through peat in the soil. This is fucking disastrous.
The Arctic is burning like never before — and that’s bad news for climate change #Arctic #Climate #SDG13 #Polar
The Arctic is burning
”It’s a feedback loop: as peatlands release more carbon, global warming increases, which thaws more peat and causes more wildfires.” #Arctic #ClimateEmergency 🔥
That's still small fry compared to the Siberian fires.