Worst-Ever Arctic Fires Released Record Amount of CO2

Bloomberg

The Arctic has experienced the worst fire season on record for the second year in a row, with giant wildfires sending over one third more carbon dioxide into the atmosphere than last year, Bloomberg reports. Fires raging across the Arctic Circle emitted 244 million tons of carbon dioxide for the first six months of the year, compared to 181 million tons for all of 2019.

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