Posts Tagged ‘wildfire’

While California experiences all-time record wildfire destruction, where in the world is Sen. Kamala Harris?!?!

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA), who last week surveyed wildfire damage in her state of California, has primarily focused on climate change in the wake of the devastation across her state. by HANNAH Notably, few of the measures she sponsored or co-sponsored — if any at all — have had a meaningful impact on the […]

‘Climate arson’ and other wildfire nonsense

Iowa Climate Science Education “These ferocious fires are fueled by the unprecedented increase in combustibles that radical environmentalist policies have created.”– Paul Driessen____________ “As wildfires continue to rage across forests in California, Oregon, Washington and other western states – and some politicians (not surprisingly) try to politicize the fires, by blaming them on manmade climate […]

Gavin Newsom at Ash-Strewn Wildfire Site: ‘The Debate Is Over Around Climate Change’

California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D), without evidence, declared Friday that the ongoing wildfires in his state prove the science surrounding global warming is now officially settled. “The debate is over around climate change. Just come to the state of California, observe it with your own eyes,” a grinning Newsom told reporters while touring the fire-ravaged […]

Fire Fighters Battle With Wildfire At Ancient Mycenae In Greece

A wildfire at Mycenae has caused a major archaeological panic in Greece. Greek fire fighters equipped with nine fire engines, two planes and a helicopter struggled to save the ancient citadel of Mycenae from the destructive flames of an out-of-control wildfire. The Bronze Age stronghold of Mycenae in ancient Greece was the center of the […]

Wildfire, Hurricanes, Floods And Droughts Quadrupled In Cost Since 1980

A new report looks at the price of climate-linked natural disasters and how global warming is making them worse. Lisa Paul was still recovering from the wildfire trauma of 2017 when she experienced a renewed wave of sickening dread last week, the skies above her home and vineyard in the mountains east of Sonoma, California, […]

Teen Fined Over $36 Million For Sparking Oregon Wildfire

A teenager has been ordered to pay $36,618,330 in restitution for the damage he caused by starting a wildfire in Oregon last year. County Circuit Judge John A. Olson ordered the unnamed 15-year-old to pay the fine on Monday for throwing fireworks into Eagle Creek Canyon, sparking an almighty inferno that spread across the forest. […]

Wildfire causes ammunition explosions at former Russian military range (PHOTO, VIDEO)

Social media users posted photos and videos online of a huge cloud of thick white smoke coming from the abandoned military range. The incident happened near the village of Pugachevo around midday on Wednesday. The sounds of frequent explosions could also be heard in videos. The Emergencies Ministry said the blaze at the site began […]

Ex-Trooper, Fire Chief Charged With Starting Second Wildfire

SALT LAKE CITY — A former Utah Highway Patrol trooper and fire chief already accused of purposely starting a forest fire has been indicted on a new charge of intentionally sparking a separate blaze on federal land. A grand jury Wednesday decided there was enough evidence to charge Rex Richard Olsen, 37, with setting brush […]

2017 is British Colombia’s worst wildfire season on record

     The 2017 wildfire season is officially the worst on record in British Columbia. The B.C. Wildfire Service said Wednesday that a total of 1,026 wildfires have razed nearly 8,950 square kilometres, surpassing the old record of 8,560 square kilometres set in 1958. The majority of the activity has occurred in the province’s Cariboo region […]

Wildfire covers 110 square kilometres in Kootenay National Park, British Columbia; closes large stretch of highway

     The highway that winds through British Columbia’s Kootenay National Park was closed for much of the day Wednesday as wildfire smoke made for dangerous driving conditions. Parks Canada said it closed Highway 93 from Castle Junction near the Trans-Canada Highway to the town of Radium Hot Springs some 100 kilometres south. The highway reopened […]

Fukushima wildfire revives worries over airborne radiation from “difficult-to-return zone”

(Natural News) On the evening of April 29, a wildfire broke out in a mountain forest near the now-disabled Fukushima No. 1 Nuclear Power Plant. In a report by the, the publication stated that the fire started on the 448-meter high Mount Juman in Namie, a town in the Fukushima Prefecture. In response to […]

Wildfire rages in highly radioactive Fukushima mountain forest

A fire broke out in a mountain forest near the crippled Fukushima No. 1 Nuclear Power Plant on the evening of April 29, consuming an area approximately 20 hectares in size, according to prefectural authorities. The fire started on 448-meter-high Mount Juman in Namie, Fukushima Prefecture, prompting the prefectural government to request […]

Hubble Space Telescope Finds ‘Dark Vortex’ On Neptune

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope (HST) has obtained images of a 3000 mile wide “dark vortex” floating around the atmosphere of Neptune. It is the first time this century that NASA scientists have observed the high pressure weather system on the furthest planet from the sun in our solar system.  Nerdist reports: “Dark vortices coast through the atmosphere like […]

Mental Health Disorders Surge Among British Troops

Mental health disorders among British armed forces have increased by about 80% since 2007 according to a recent study The UK Ministry of Defense (MoD) surveyed its personnel between April 1, 2007 and March 31, 2016. The Combat Stress charity has also reported an increase in the number of ex-military personnel needing treatment and says UK […]

Two giant sinkholes at risk of colliding in Texas claim researchers

     Just days after a massive sinkhole opened up in the Ottawa downtown core, scientists are now warning that two giant and rapidly expanding sinkholes in Texas are at risk of collapsing into each other. They are about 2 km apart and sit between the cities of Wink and Kermit in the West Texas oil […]

Names proposed for new additions to the periodic table: Nihonium, Moscovium, Tennessine & Oganesson

     Four new names will soon grace the Periodic Table of chemical elements, first developed in the 19th century by Russian chemistry professor Dmitri Mendeleev. Two of the four new elements will have names associated with Russia. The four new elements that will be included in the seventh row of the table, under the proposal […]

Idlib hospital bombing: From "Russia definitely did it" to "forces loyal to Assad maybe did it" to "we’re working with the Russians to find out who did it"

     The Department of State did not back the accusations that Russian jets were responsible for airstrikes that killed at least 23 people in Syria’s Idlib province, and said the US was working with Russia to figure out what happened. “We’re still looking into what happened in Idlib. We don’t have a great sense of […]

Collusion with terrorists is only leverage US has in Syria

     There is a simple explanation why Washington refuses to proscribe the militant groups Jaysh al-Islam and Ahrar al-Sham as terrorist. Because Washington relies on them for regime change in Syria. Therefore, Washington and its Western and Middle East allies cannot possibly designate Jaysh al-Islam and Ahrar al-Sham as terrorist; otherwise it would be a […]

Peter Dutton says ‘illiterate’ refugees would be ‘taking Australian jobs’

Immigration minister criticises pledges by Labor and the Greens to increase Australia’s refugee intake, claiming it would lead to unemployment. The immigration minister, Peter Dutton, has said refugees aren’t numerate or literate and would take Australian jobs in inflammatory comments arguing against increasing the refugee intake. Labor has said the comments are deeply offensive and […]

Turkey’s ruling AKP nominates Yildirim as new premier

Turkey’s governing Justice and Development Party (AKP) has formally tapped Transport Minister Binali Yildirim as its sole candidate to be the party’s new chairman and thereby automatically the next prime minister. AKP spokesman Omer Celik made the announcement at a news conference after a meeting of the party’s executive board in Ankara on Thursday. Following “a consultation […]

Reports of a ‘mini explosion’ in Glasgow as ‘power surge’ affects underground cables

     Power surges to electricity cables under Buchanan Street left 115 properties without power – and sparked reports of explosions in Glasgow. Fire crews were called to the scene on Tuesday at around 8am after reports of loud bangs and smoke. Communters reported hearing two bangs and witnessed smoke rising from a drain close to […]

Iran ballistic missile test controversy leaves Washington puzzled & concerned

“We haven’t recently tested any missile with the range of 2,000km and with an eight meter margin of error,” Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan said Monday, reported Iran’s semi-official Fars News Agency. Dehran added that the development of Iran’s missile program will not stop as the country continues to increase its defensive capabilities. Russia […]

ROFLMAO: “It’s a Crisis … Our Ideas and Values and Principles”

Andrew AnglinDaily Stormer May 8, 2016 He’s holding a Bible. What more do you people want? So, this whole “Trump is not a real conservative” thing has me a bit rattled. It’s nauseating to try and grasp. Washington Post: Donald Trump’s looming nomination has spurred some leaders of the conservative movement — for generations, the […]

US deploys over 200 soldiers in S Yemen, stations assault ship

The United States military has deployed more than 200 US Marines in the port city of Mukalla in the central province of Hadramout, Yemeni media say. The forces were deployed in the important seaport and oil terminal on Saturday, Yemen’s Arabic-language al-Masirah news website reported. The amphibious assault ship USS Boxer with more than 1,200 sailors and […]

USGS: Volcano ‘recharging’ as earthquake swarm strikes Mount St. Helens, Washington

     In the past eight weeks, more than 130 small earthquakes have trembled beneath the surface of Mount St. Helens. At this point, “there is absolutely no sign that it will erupt anytime soon, but the data we collect tells us that the volcano is still very much alive,” the U.S. Geological Survey said. Seismologists […]

Refugee camp destroyed near Aleppo; the West a little too quick to blame Assad

     The UN has condemned the bombing of a Syrian refugee camp in Sarmada, a city 30km from Aleppo, in which dozens of civilians, including women and children, were allegedly killed or injured. A video has emerged showing the aftermath of attack. Sarmada is located in Syria’s northwestern Idlib province close to the Turkish border […]

ISIS Style Killing Spree In Bangladesh Concerns India

Bangladesh has recently suffered at the hands of Islamic Jihadist terrorists, with the government and media labeling the terrorists as Al Qaeda, ISIS or home-grown fanatics. The fact remains that Islamic State terrorism has spread eastward from the Middle East and is now a major concern for the Indian subcontinent. Whatever label you give it, […]

NATO’s new European commander proves to be ‘even worse warmonger’ than Breedlove

     NATO’s new chief military commander in Europe, Curtis Scaparrotti, vowed to continue his predecessor’s policy of opposing Russia. In Moscow he is seen as an even bigger warmonger by some officials. US Army General Scaparrotti assumed command of the NATO Allied Command Operations from Air Force General Philip M. Breedlove, who is retiring after […]

Turkish ground op in Syria unlikely due to presence of Russian air force – Lavrov

“I do not think that anyone will decide to play dangerous games and carry out any provocations due to the fact that there are Russian Aerospace Forces stationed [in Syria],” Lavrov said when asked about the possibility of a Turkish or Saudi Arabian incursion. The Foreign Minister stressed that “it’s necessary to educate, those who […]

Russia Deploying 3 New divisions To Counter NATO Buildup At Its Border

Russia is to deploy three new military divisions, two in the west and one in the south to counterbalance NATO’s increased military presence near its borders. Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu announced on Wednesday: “The Defense Ministry is taking a number of measures to respond to the NATO military buildup at the Russian border” adding that […]

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