Forget The Amazon Hype, Fires Globally Have Declined 25% Since 2003 Thanks To Economic Growth

Not to disregard the severity of the ongoing fires, but the public outrage is so symptomatic of the current media climate (including social media bubbles). Sometimes it feels like almost everything bad happening in the world is so blown out of proportion that it's a wonder that all of humanity isn't completely depressed, all of the time. We should slow down, take a deep breath, understand the true facts, and then figure out how to improve the world further. Yes, we need to act fast on many things, but don't panic.


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