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.”
The inferno this planet threatens to become.
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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.
Smoke from wildfires reaches the North Pole for the first time...
NASA said smoke could also be seen in parts of Mongolia, Canada and western Greenland.
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This is the most sobering report card yet on climate change...
Climate change is now affecting every continent, region and ocean on Earth, and every facet of the weather.