For the Living in the Jackpot section of an upcoming newsletter.
From the NYtimes The Morning email newsletter
In Arizona and Nevada, it’s been so hot that doctors warned people they could get third-degree burns from the asphalt. Wildfires raged in Montana and Utah. Power grids in Texas strained as officials asked residents to limit appliance use to avoid blackouts.
The levels in Lake Mead, which supplies water for millions of people, are at their lowest since the 1930s. In one California lake, the water was so shallow that officials spotted plane wreckage from a 1986 crash.
Reading this, and so many other things, makes me think of climate denial as a form of psychosis.