The Dream Team - Arctic Updates - the bread and butter tonight Fire and (lack of) ice. Antonio Reid Jennifer Hynes Nicholas Humphrey Sandy Schoelles “Under the choking black smoke from the bog and forest fires in Siberia and Alaska, it can feel like the Earth itself is burning. The normally moist, black organic peat soil and lush forests have been drying, and when they catch fire, they burn relentlessly. Global warming has been thawing tundra and drying vast stretches of the far-northern boreal forests, and it also has spurred more thunderstorms with lightning, which triggered many of the fires burning in Alaska this year, said Brian Brettschneider, a climate scientist with the International Arctic Research Center who closely tracks Alaskan and Arctic extreme weather. “ https://www.wired.com/story/the-bizarre-peaty-science-of-arctic-wildfires/?fbclid=IwAR3Ebfie5MUeCJbNou8ZkuZHDhye4sGgx2N4VLYRJUfOjrYdJT0PfP8gNDk https://www.patreon.com/posts/most-important-28765160?fbclid=IwAR1-22X0MNYsLbeSenwZ7Dk81-pGGiS44Z3k22tWa1hvWBOe2pPmOFNZwmU https://www.rollingstone.com/politics/politics-news/greenland-ice-sheet-melt-865803/?fbclid=IwAR38W3l3FdULljdhwG5s6ZRCMHJxDTc5d8taSUTCccKSZPQO8s-u9TALKU8 ECH is a no donation channel . Other guests may raise funds on their own platform.