COVID-19 in Israel

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Haaretz Cartoon

Haaretz Editorial

NASA scientists and the European research organization Copernicus summed up the data last week. As expected, 2020, like all the years before it, ranked as one of the hottest years since such measurements began. It actually shares the title “hottest year ever” with the year 2016. Heat wave, drought, floods and storms were the lot of humanity this past year as well. There is no reason to think that things will improve in the coming years; if anything, the opposite is true. If almost every year is warmer than the year before, what does that say about the Earth’s climate in another 20 or 30 years?

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