How Did the End of the World Become Old News?

This month, the world saw an unprecedented global heat wave, wildfires in the Arctic Circle — and virtually no headlines about climate change

New York Magazine
Jul 30, 2018 · 7 min read
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A firefighter looks on as the Carr Fire moves through the area on July 28, 2018 in Redding, California. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

By David Wallace-Wells

There has been a lot of burning lately. Last week, wildfires broke out in the Arctic Circle, where…

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