Mother Nature is lashing out and begging for help. Will we listen?


Berry crops in the Fraser Valley cooked as they ripened on the vine, becoming unsaleable. Sea creatures along the Salish Sea were baked alive when exposed to the sun at low tide. Climate change is no longer abstract; our real-world experience of sustained 40°C temperatures will not be forgotten anytime soon.
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