Daniel Sinclair @_DanielSinclair Building for young people. Not reading @danielsunread. Lurking behind likes and thinking about social media, communication, & China. Jul. 04, 2019 1 min read

The stronger indicator of climate change is glacial melt; glaciers are less impacted by seasons. Sea ice can grow year-to-year, but it actually represents instability. These maps paint an incredibly eerie picture of a sea ice disappearance trend too.  https://www.esri.com/arcgis-blog/products/arcgis-living-atlas/mapping/historic-sea-ice-extents/ 

"In Alaska wildfires have already burned more than 1.6 million acres of land... Cams has registered almost 400 wildfires this year, with new ones igniting every day... Earth’s boreal forests are now burning at a rate unseen in at least 10,000 years."  https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/arctic-circle-wildfires-climate-change-greenland-alaska-siberia-photographs-a9015851.html 

The Arctic burning, from above.

A smoke cloud 62% of the size of the contiguous United States is currently covering Siberia. The fires aren't slowing down.

The Amazon is currently burning at an unprecedented pace too.

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