Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Tag: wildfires

2023’s record-breaking climate fury: Scientist reveals how global warming is supercharging...

Unraveling the ties between global warming and catastrophic weather patterns.

Wildfires aren’t just a threat to people—they’re killing off Earth’s biodiversity

Cataclysmic wildfires have increased in intensity and frequency due to climate change.

Many US states under air quality alerts from Canada’s wildfires

As the worst fire season ever recorded in Canada rages on, more than 80 million Americans have been advised to stay indoors due to "very unhealthy" air quality.

Biggest polluters linked to worsening wildfires in Western US and Canada

Emissions from these top fossil fuel producers and cement manufacturers could also be linked to about 50% of increasing drought and high fire-risk conditions in the same area since 1901.

Scientists have now linked worsening Western wildfires to top polluters

“This study represents a significant breakthrough in attribution science — directly linking wildfire destruction in a specific region to the largest global carbon producers.”

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The inferno this planet threatens to become.

Wildfires could be pumping 3x more soot to the Arctic than...

The new findings are an example of how the impacts of the climate crisis build on each other.

Firefighters race to protect world’s largest tree from menacing wildfires

Sequoias have evolved to withstand wildfires and even to spread their seeds with help from the heat. However, the more intense fires fueled by the climate crisis can be too much even for these trees.

As wildfires ravage British Columbia, Wall Street tells investors to buy...

New pipelines could help Canada export more tar sands, boosting the bottom lines of Alberta’s oil producers. But experts warn that Canada is charting a ‘path to climate crisis.’

PG&E announces initiative to submerge 10,000-miles of power lines to lessen...

PG&E's new infrastructure safety initiative is said to be the largest effort to lessen the risk of wildfire in the U.S.

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ICC prosecutor seeks arrest warrants for Netanyahu and Hamas leaders for war crimes and...

The International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor applies for arrest warrants against Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu, Defense Minister Gallant, and top Hamas leaders, charging them with war crimes and crimes against humanity from the October 7 attacks and ensuing Gaza conflict.

Trump’s brash profligacy panders to MAGA fantasies of sex, money, crime, and evasion

Lying, predation and mob loyalty are in – join the cult con, grab “whatever you deserve.”

Samuel Alito flew upside-down flag, symbol of Trump support, days after Jan. 6

“Supreme Court justices should be held to the highest ethical standards, not the lowest.”

Global solidarity marches held to demand cease-fire in Gaza

“We would need to invent brand new words to adequately describe the situation that Palestinians in Gaza find themselves in today.

The dead end of liberal American Zionism

“I am now persuaded that Israel is engaged in genocide against Palestinians in Gaza.”