No one can say exactly what it looks like when a planet takes ill, but it probably looks a lot like Earth. Never mind what you’ve heard about global warming as a slow-motion emergency that would take decades to play out.
The earthquake that hit Burma last week wasn’t the deadliest disaster to strike the Southeast Asian nation this month.
A thin girl with caramel skin and a yellow silk blouse walks alone through a barren landscape of rubble. Her legs are marked by cuts. Her face is smeared with white streaks of powder