The Pacific Northwest is still reeling from a punishing heat wave that cracked roads, melted power cables, and killed hundreds. Wildfires from the heat destroyed an entire village in British Columbia and are now raging out of control in parts of Oregon and California.

Elsewhere, devastating floods have struck China and Germany, prolonged droughts are plaguing Southern Africa, and wildfires are raging across Siberia.

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Basav Sen directs the Climate Justice Project at the Institute for Policy Studies. Follow him on Twitter @BasavIPS.

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