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Climate Crisis at Boiling Point - Poster of the Week

"Wir Bringen Die Pole Zum Schmelzen"

Klaus Staeck

Greenpeace, Steidl Göttingen

Offset, 1988

Heidelberg, Germany


Poster Text: We Bring the Poles to the Melting Point—Most


The record-breaking temperatures across the U.S., Europe, and Asia this

week are finally making headlines. In the U.S., more than 100 million people

are under heat alerts (30% of the nation); in the UK, some routine hospital

operations were stopped due to record-shattering heat disrupting energy

resources; over 64% of China’s population is experiencing extreme heat