Russian Wildfires Retreat, but Economic Drivers Remain

Variety: The wildfires that choked Moscow over the past two months were fueled primarily by peat bogs that were drained to make way for farms and houses. Peatlands around the world could accelerate climate change by unleashing more carbon dioxide than any single industrial sector. Ecosystem Marketplace examines the role that carbon offsets can play in heading off the disaster. Cool winds and rain have dampened the wildfires that filled Moscow with smog and filled our newspapers with images ......

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