In this June 30, 2023, file photo, the San Antonio Fire spreads uphill west of Petaluma, California. Credit: Kent Porter / The Press Democrat via AP

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The planet’s life-support system veers toward breakdown and the Bangor Daily News illustrates with a photo of kids jumping joyously into a lake (“UMaine scientists find world hit unofficial hottest days on record,” in the BDN on July 6).

It would be hard to imagine a more irresponsible choice. Climate chaos, wheeee!

Larry Gilman

Southwest Harbor