Saturday, August 24, 2019
As The World Burns: Kansas City Biz At Fault For Amazon Forest Fire Apocalypse?!?!
Mainstream media tells us that "the Amazon is often referred to as the planet's lungs, producing 20% of the oxygen in the Earth's atmosphere." Nevertheless, it's hard to make the topic local.
Luckily, KC Citizen media sent a relevant note our way in order to at least mention the International devistation from a local perspective . . . Here's the word:
"Agribusiness is one of the biggest political players in Kansas City . . . We must look at the role of these International companies in causing one of the worst environmental disasters in global history. A disaster that many believe could speed up planetary extinction."
TKC further reading:
Democracy Now: How Jair Bolsonaro Emboldened Brazilian Agribusiness to Torch the Amazon & Attack Indigenous People
Fox: Amazon wildfires get some help from US firefighting plane
NBC News: How the Amazon's fires, deforestation affect the U.S. Midwest
Atlantic: The Amazon Cannot Be Recovered Once It’s Gone
CNN: The Amazon is burning because the world eats so much meat
Science News: Brazil’s Amazon has burned this badly before. This year’s fires are still bad
TKC Fave Headline: While We Debated Chicken Sandwiches And Football, The Largest Rainforest in The World Burned
Developing . . .