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Mark Olalde, ProPublica

Mark Olalde, ProPublica

The Southwest’s drought and fires are a window to our climate change future

By: - May 20, 2022

The concentration of carbon dioxide in Earth’s atmosphere has reached its highest level in recorded human history. Again. In April, the level of CO2 was 27% higher than it was 50 years ago, according to the latest data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. (Methane, a gas with […]