Posts Tagged ‘wildfires’

6,600 year old aboriginal aquaculture system revealed by Australia’s wildfires

   Australia’s wildfires have revealed an ancient aquaculture system built by indigenous people which is thought to predate the time of the Pyramids of Egypt. The Budj Bim Cultural Landscape is situated south-west of Victoria and features an elaborate series of stone-lined channels and pools set up by the Gunditjmara people to harvest eels. As […]

“We Were in Hell”: Thousands in Australia Seek Refuge on Beach as Wildfires, Dry Storms Rage

(TMU) — Thousands of locals and vacationers were plunged into nightmarish conditions Tuesday as fast-moving bushfires tore through southeast Australia, ripping through popular tourist sites and forcing people to seek refuge on nearby beaches. Coastal towns filled with tourists who hoped to usher in 2020 in idyllic beach conditions instead were confronted with apocalyptic skies […]

California wildfires ravage state as two million face looming blackouts

   Power cuts expected to affect more than two million people have begun in California as fires continue to surge. Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) initiated the precautionary blackout – expected to be the largest in state history – due to forecasts of extreme winds, which it said could damage facilities and cause new fires. […]

California to shut down power for up to a WEEK in multiple counties to "prevent wildfires"

(Natural News) Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) is about to preemptively turn off people’s electricity throughout California in anticipation of what the company says is an upcoming “severe wind event” – and for some customers, this intentional power outage could last upwards of a week. According to reports, PG&E’s planned blackouts will […]

Man Flies to California, Sets 13 Wildfires Near the Bay Area, Then Tries to Fly Home

(TMU) — A 68-year-old man from the Kansas City region is likely to spend the rest of his life behind bars after he allegedly traveled from Missouri to Northern California with the intention of setting over a dozen wildfires throughout the fire-prone Golden State. Freddie Owen Graham of Lone Jack, MO, was jailed Thursday […]

G-7 countries slammed over $22 million pledge to fight Amazon wildfires: "Netflix paid $100 million to stream ‘Friends’"

Many social media users were less than impressed when the Group of Seven (G-7) nations pledged on Monday to give an immediate 20 million euros ($20 million) to combat ongoing fires ravaging the Amazon rainforest. They suggested that the amount did not go nearly far enough to address the problem, which could have […]

World on fire: Five times more wildfires are burning in southern Africa than in Brazil

   Blazes burning in the Amazon have put heat on the environmental policies of President Jair Bolsonaro, but Brazil is actually third in the world in wildfires over the last 48 hours, according to MODIS satellite data analyzed by Weather Source. Weather Source has recorded 6,902 fires in Angola over the past 48 hours, compared […]

The “Lungs of the Earth” Are Literally Being Burned Away as Unprecedented Wildfires Absolutely Ravage Our Planet

We have never seen anything quite like this.  This week the skies above Brazil’s largest city turned black in the middle of the afternoon due to the massive wildfires that are currently raging in that country.  But the wildfires aren’t actually happening anywhere near São Paulo.  In fact, the smoke that turned the skies black […]

Why are the Brazilian farmers starting the Amazon wildfires?

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‘Unprecedented’ wildfires blazing across the Arctic are visible from SPACE (IMAGES)

Satellite images show more than 100 long-lived wildfires with huge plumes of swirling black smoke covering most of the Arctic Circle including parts of Russia, Siberia, Greenland and Alaska.  The wildfires have now reached “unprecedented levels,” according to Mark Parrington of the EU’s Copernicus Emergency Management Service, who said the smoke vortex is covering a […]

Portugal: 30 hurt as hundreds of firefighters tackle massive wildfires

Officials said on Monday that at least thirty people were injured in massive wildfires in central Portugal. More than a thousand firefighters were involved in the operation to tackle the blaze in the district of Castelo Branco. (Source: Ruptly) Source Article from Hits: 70

California Firemen: Wildfires Caused by ‘Directed Energy Weapons’ – Media Blackout

The California wildfires last November were caused by Directed Energy Weapons (DEWs), according to a group of California firefighters. The anomalies of the fires were largely ignored by the mainstream media and were only reported by a small handful of independent websites. reports: Fires were observed burning at temperatures at least three times hotter than […]

Climate Change And Wildfires: The New Western Travesty

Climate Change And Wildfires: The New Western Travesty Above Photo: BLMIdaho | CC BY 2.0 The following is an excerpt from Jeffrey St. Clair & Joshua Frank’s new book, The Big Heat: Earth on the Brink. As my wife Chelsea and I drove through Arizona on our annual pilgrimage from California to Montana, orange smoke billowed along the […]

Why Hasn’t Geoengineering Been Used To Stop The California Wildfires?

By Aaron Kesel Apparently, weather can be used for warfare as U.S. Defense Secretary William Cohen has previously said, but it can’t be used to help the suffering people in California from wildfires? At least that’s what the government would want us to believe. So why hasn’t geoengineering been used in California to put out the wildfires? […]

Watching The Hawks – Californias Wildfires Take Malibu & Veterans Day Casualty Lists

Watching The Hawks – Californias Wildfires Take Malibu & Veterans Day Casualty Lists Watching The A new study by Brown University finds that upwards of 500,000 people have been killed in Americas post-9/11 wars. California wildfires engulf Malibu. And a special report from Scottie Hughes from Paris. [834] Watch our show on RT:… […]

Jerry Brown Blames Global Warming For California Wildfires

California Gov. Jerry Brown says man-made global warming is to blame for the California wildfires – not mismanagement by local government.   Just one day after Trump blasted poor forest management for the recent spate of fires, Brown fired back by shifting the blame on climate change deniers, saying they were responsible for the deaths of California […]

46 Die In Apocalyptic California Wildfires; Tens Of Thousands Evacuate

As the wildfires continue to spread across California, 46 residents from Paradise are now feared dead after the town got destroyed in the inferno. So far, officials have confirmed that eleven people are dead, with over 300,000 residents forced to evacuate their homes. President Trump has declared a state of emergency in the area. 60mph […]

IRGC adapts Ilyushin planes to fight wildfires: Commander

Tasnim – The Ilyushin transport aircraft in the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps’ possession have been adapted to carry out aerial firefighting operations, a senior IRGC commander said, noting that the task has been fully performed by local experts. In an interview with Tasnim, General Shamseddin Farzadipoor, commander of aerial operation of the IRGC Aerospace Force, […]

Climate Change Costs Money, Wildfires And Storms Cost More

Addressing climate change costs money. Wildfires gobbling up our country — and seas swallowing up our shores — costs more. Right now, much of the west is affected by wildfires. An unlucky minority will have to evacuate their homes, and some will lose their homes altogether — or even their lives. But for millions more […]

Inmates paid $2 a day for fighting California wildfires

     As California firefighters work to contain the largest wildfire in state history, they find themselves working their 24-hour shifts alongside a group of unlikely partners: 3,400 inmates from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. The groups work in unison, but while salaried California firefighters earn an annual mean wage of $74,000 plus benefits, […]

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