Amazon Fires Have Impacted Over 90% of Animal and Plant Species
Since 2019, deforestation and fires have caused the Brazilian Amazon to lose about 10,000 square kilometers of forest cover per year – a high and alarming increase over the previous decade, when the annual reduction in forest area was close to 6,500 square kilometers, according to data from Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research (INPE).
2021 was Hottest Summer Ever Recorded for the U.S.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s monthly U.S. climate reports showed that the average temperature during the meteorological summer (June to August) of 2021 was the hottest on record at 74°F, which was 2.6°F above average.
Former White House Chef on Food Production and Climate Change
‘We will not be able to produce enough food for the people on this planet’ — Sam Kass, Obama’s former White House assistant chef, explains why we urgently need to fix our food production systemsProduced in partnership with EAT Forum, Stockholm Resilience Centre, IKEA Foundation.