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January 12, 2013

Climate Change Apocalypse “Picture of the Week”

Australia Firestorm

Climate change apocalypse Picture of the Week. Besides the nuke winter vibe, terrifying to think there is no place safe on land. I know these images stir all kind of anxiety on the social nets, but do they do any more than that? (Caption below. Larger version and photo gallery at Guardian.)

Honorable mention: Freak snow, flooding in Istanbul, Riyadh, Jerusalem. (In Focus/Atlantic)

(photo: Tim Holmes/AP caption: In this photo provided by the Holmes family, Tammy Holmes, second from left, and her grandchildren, two-year-old Charlotte Walker, left, four-year-old Esther Walker, third from left, nine-year-old Liam Walker, eleven-year-old Matilda, second from right, and six-year-old Caleb Walker, right, take refuge under a jetty as a wildfire rages near-by.)

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