When it was reported that large plumes of charcoal-colored smoke were floating upward from Brazil and could be seen from outer space, I thought, “Oh, that’s too bad. I didn’t know that the Amazon rainforest suffered the same plight that California and some of our western states suffer.”.

It took a full month for the severity of the situation to register with my lame brain. (The fires became readily visible at the beginning of August.)

Pat Nevada, whose opinions are her own, lives near Gettysburg.

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James Rife

Last time I checked, Brazil was its own (extremely large) sovereign country and can take care of itself. And you're quoting Al Jazeera as a source, Pat? Seriously?

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