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Contaminants which run off from farms and cities, produce dead-zones downstream, where few things can live. It's feared this year's dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico will be the biggest yet. Image by NOAA.
Tuesday, 28 May 2019
Stop using taxpayers’ money to destroy the world: Guterres
Fires around Fort McMurray, Alberta, 2016. The red dots show active fires.The European Space Agency.
The idea that subsidizing fossil fuels is a way to improve people’s lives could not be more wrong, says António Guterres, the UN Secretary-General, because it means spending taxpayers’ money to “boost hurricanes, spread droughts, melt glaciers, bleach corals: destroy the world.” Story here.