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After Wildfires Stop Burning, a Danger in the Drinking Water

After Wildfires Stop Burning, a Danger in the Drinking Water

After Wildfires Stop Burning, a Danger in the Drinking Water After Wildfires Stop Burning, a Danger in the Drinking Water Two months after a wildfire burned through Paradise, Calif., in 2018, Kevin Phillips, then a manager for town’s irrigation district, walked from one destroyed home to another. Burned out cars, the occasional chimney and the melted skeletons of washers and …

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How California’s Diablo Winds Could Worsen Wildfires

How California’s Diablo Winds Could Worsen Wildfires

How California’s Diablo Winds Could Worsen Wildfires How California’s Diablo Winds Could Worsen Wildfires Millions of acres in California have already burned during this year’s California wildfire season. But forecasters say that hot, dry air known as Diablo winds in portions of Northern California could make fires even more destructive. As the Glass Fire consumes more than 50,000 acres in …

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Leaders to UN: If virus doesn’t kill us, climate change will wildfires World U.N. world leaders COVID-19

UN General Assembly Climate in the Shadows

Leaders to UN: If virus doesn’t kill us, climate change will wildfires World U.N. world leaders COVID-19 Leaders to UN: If virus doesn’t kill us, climate change will wildfires World U.N. world leaders COVID-19 In a year of cataclysm, some world leaders at this week’s annual United Nations meeting are taking the long view, warning: If COVID-19 doesn’t kill us, …

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The Wildfires: What I Saw When Australia Burned

The Wildfires: What I Saw When Australia Burned

The Wildfires: What I Saw When Australia Burned The Wildfires: What I Saw When Australia Burned Times Insider explains who we are and what we do, and delivers behind-the-scenes insights into how our journalism comes together. When I set out to tell the story of the worst bushfires in Australia’s history, I figured it would be one of the biggest …

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Joe Rogan apologises for promoting debunked antifa wildfires conspiracy theory: ‘I was very irresponsible’

Joe Rogan announcing during UFC 249 at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena on 9 May, 2020

Joe Rogan apologises for promoting debunked antifa wildfires conspiracy theory: ‘I was very irresponsible’ Joe Rogan apologises for promoting debunked antifa wildfires conspiracy theory: ‘I was very irresponsible’ The actor and presenter had suggested that “left-wing” offenders had been arrested for causing the forest fires which are currently raging across the country’s west coast. Speaking on The Joe Rogan Experience, …

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California wildfires: Trump declares major disaster as tens of thousands evacuate

California wildfires: Trump declares major disaster as tens of thousands evacuate

California wildfires: Trump declares major disaster as tens of thousands evacuate California wildfires: Trump declares major disaster as tens of thousands evacuate Donald Trump has declared a major disaster in California as worsening weather conditions mean another batch of wildfires is expected to ravage yet more homes and forestry. The move by Mr Trump means federal aid and assistance will …

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California Wildfires Explained: Why Does The State Have So Many?

California Wildfires Explained: Why Does The State Have So Many?

California Wildfires Explained: Why Does The State Have So Many? California Wildfires Explained: Why Does The State Have So Many? Again, California is aflame. More than 400,000 acres have been burned in Northern and Central California, with many of the fires set off by nearly 11,000 lightning strikes. High temperatures and strong winds have made the situation even worse. Evacuation …

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Intense Arctic Wildfires Set a Pollution Record

Intense Arctic Wildfires Set a Pollution Record

Intense Arctic Wildfires Set a Pollution Record Intense Arctic Wildfires Set a Pollution Record Intense wildfires in the Arctic in June released more polluting gases into the Earth’s atmosphere than in any other month in 18 years of data collection, European scientists said in a report Tuesday. These fires offer a stark portrait of planetary warming trends. The Arctic is …

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Chernobyl Wildfires Reignite, Stirring Up Radiation

Chernobyl Wildfires Reignite, Stirring Up Radiation

VINNYTSIA, Ukraine — Firefighters have struggled to control wildfires burning through radioactive forest in the abandoned territory around the Chernobyl nuclear plant, where radiation levels are considerably lower than they were immediately after the 1986 accident but still pose risks. Radiation readings near the wildfires, where smoke is swirling about, have been elevated, with the wind blowing toward rural areas …

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