Climate Conscious
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Climate Conscious

How a Continent Burns

No one expects to be on holiday during the apocalypse.

At first, you don’t really notice the thin layer of haze that isn’t normally there, until the locals point it out. Hazardous air; it makes the typically blue sky look like a dirty windshield.

You watch the news, unable to believe what’s happening 1,500 km away. The end of the world is a 15 hour drive. Fires inch closer, but never quite make it to the town you’re in, protected by subtropical humidity. So you go to the beach and try to enjoy the roasting sunshine and the roar of…

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