zpravodajství životního prostředí již od roku 1999

Greece's deadly wildfires were sparked by 30 years of political failure | Yanis Varoufakis

29.08.2021
Příroda
The climate emergency and state neglect caused this disasterAfter the second world war, Greece's countryside experienced two debilitating human surges - an exodus of villagers, then a most peculiar human invasion of its fringes. These two surges, aided by a weak state and abetted by the climate crisis, have turned the low-level drama of naturally redemptive forest fires into this summer's heart-wrenching catastrophe.After heatwaves of unprecedented longevity, wildfires across the summer months have so far destroyed more than 100,000 hectares (250,000 acres) of ancient pine forests. They have blackened swathes of Attica, scorched parts of ancient Olympia and obliterated north Evia's magnificent forests - whose rural communities lost their homes, not to mention their livelihoods and landscapes. Continue reading...
Zdroj: The Guardian

Komentáře k článku. Co si myslí ostatní?
Další zprávy z internetu




Další články
Chystané akce
Podněty ZmapujTo


Neboj se zeptat Kam s ním?
Mohlo by vás také zajímat
Naši partneři
Složky životního prostředí