As Amazon Smolders, Indonesia Fires Choke the Other Side of the World – The New York Times

Thousands of fires, most of them set to clear land for plantations that make palm oil, created thick clouds of smoke that disrupted air travel and sickened people.


How Long Before These Salmon Are Gone? ‘Maybe 20 Years’ – The New York Times

Warming waters and a series of dams are making the grueling migration of the Chinook salmon even more deadly — and threatening dozens of other species.

E.P.A. Plans to Get Thousands of Pollution Deaths Off the Books by Changing Its Math – The New York Times

The E.P.A. plans to change the way air pollution health risks are calculated in a way that would sharply lower estimated deaths from new, looser rules for coal plants.