This week, we interrupt our stream of dispatches from inside the climate emergency to commemorate those killed in the entirely unnecessary bombings of Hiroshima (August 6, 1945) and Nagasaki (August 9, 1945).
A-bomb blast center
no human shadows at all
the winter full moon
“My God, what have we done?”
—Enola Gay co-pilot, Robert Lewis
“This is the greatest thing in history.”
— U.S. President Harry Truman