Extreme Wildfires Create Own Lightning, Officials Arrest Non-Evacuants

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Tue, 13 Jul 2021 14:45:59 +0000

Wildfires fueled by extreme heat and drought continue to rage across the West Coast. Climate change exacerbates drought and heatwaves that set the stage for massive conflagrations, like the Sugar Fire in Northern California which doubled in size from Friday to Saturday and produced so much smoke and ash that, combined with the dry heat, […]

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5 of California’s 6 Largest Fires on Record are Burning Now

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 10 Oct 2020 03:30:47 +0000

This post has been revised to reflect the most accurate data on fire acreage in the 1980s. The original relied on data from the NIFC for 1980–1983 and the updated version excludes this period, as the data are less reliable. The 1980s statistics now reflect data from MTBS and CalFire

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Trump Vs. TikTok Teenagers Doesn’t Help Americans Displaced By Climate Change

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 20 Sep 2020 23:24:30 +0000

Trump’s war against TikTok has been an odd thing to watch, and it just shows that he is more concerned about Gen Z-ers hating him than he is about Americans who have lost their homes in the California wildfires and, let’s not forget, the hurricane-slammed people of Lake Charles

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Fires As A Call To Action — Thoughts From A City Under Siege

Credit to Author: Joe Wachunas| Date: Mon, 14 Sep 2020 17:23:21 +0000

I’ll never forget when the fires first woke me up. It was 2017, and a dumb local teenager threw a firework into a tinder box of dry trees and plants, and in a blink of an eye the beloved Columbia River Gorge was on fire and the City of Portland was covered in smoke for days on end

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685,000 Americans Evacuated This Week. Could Climate Change Be Responsible?

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Fri, 28 Aug 2020 00:43:40 +0000

Hurricane Laura NASAThe hurricane season started earlier and has been more active than any in recent memory. Some think a warming planet is a factor in more powerful storms but not everyone agrees.

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What Is Causing Those Fires And Blackouts In California? Could It Be (Gasp!) Climate Change?

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sat, 22 Aug 2020 21:25:39 +0000

Smoke over California Aug 2020Are flesh eating pedophiles responsible for a warming planet? No, scientists say.

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How Can We Help Those Affected By The California Wildfires?

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 31 Oct 2019 23:00:14 +0000

Every year it seems that California has these insane wildfires that are making people and animals homeless. This year is no different, except it seems worse. Every day, there seems to have been a new fire reported. CNN just reported that 26,000 people have been evacuated due to the Easy Fire. This wildfire has burned at least 1,300 acres and could jump Highway 23. Ventura County Sheriff Bill Ayoub told CNN at a news conference that there were intense firefighting conditions. They actually had to ground fixed-wing aircraft because of the high winds, with gusts up to 65 miles an hour. For those who are unaware, that’s almost the wind speed of a Category 1 hurricane

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