Ever wonder what environmental calamity looks like from space?


Ever wonder what environmental calamity looks like from space? This New York Times article gives the answer, “Gorgeous glimpses of calamity,” it’s both beautiful and terrifying, and it concerns every one of us on this planet, the only one we have.

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A NASA image from the article, which shows the Brahmaputra River and the Assam Valley quite clearly, the upper right hand finger of smoke, which featured so prominently as the western terminus of the Hump Airlift in China’s Wings.

Thanks to Bud Shaw and Susan Savory for bringing the article to my attention.

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