Environmental stories out of Russia have been in the news lately. First, there was one of the largest diesel spills in the Russian Arctic’s history. Then, there is the shocking heating of the Arctic which can be directly connected to climate change, which is driven by the burning of fossil fuels, like diesel. Now — once again, as is happening with increasing fury every year — there are wildfires raging across Siberia, another effect of climate change.

Samples Collected from Pyasina River Contaminated by Oil in the Russian Arctic. © Dmitry Sharomov / Greenpeace
Greenpeace Russia takes samples from the Pyasina River’s contaminated water. © Dmitry Sharomov / Greenpeace

Well, here’s a story that ties all these things together:

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