Posts Tagged ‘wildfires’

Wildfires Europe: Greece, Tenerife, and Czech Republic battle new and ongoing blazes

Several major fires are burning across Greece where the heatwave, which started on Saturday, 23 July, has increased the danger of new ones. Meanwhile, a fire in Tenerife has burnt almost 2,500 hectares. Source

Record-Breaking Heat Broils Britain As Wildfires Rage Across Europe

Serbia’s capital is expected to hit 108 degrees Fahrenheit Saturday. Source

Greece sends Canadair firefighting planes to help put out raging wildfires in France

Greece on Friday sent two Canadair firefighting aircraft to assist France in the battle against wildfires ravaging the country, in response to a request made by French authorities via the European Civil Protection Mechanism and rescEU. The wildfires are mostly raging in the northwest of France, where 6,000 people have been evacuated from their homes.The… […]

California wildfires threaten millennia-old giant sequoias

In this Aug. 24, 2020 photo, fire burns in the hollow of an old-growth redwood tree in Big Basin Redwoods State Park, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File) The ongoing wildfires in California are again threatening the state’s millennia-old giant sequoia (also known as giant redwood) trees in central California. The most immediate danger is […]

As wildfires ravage British Columbia, Wall Street tells investors to buy stock in Canada’s tar sands

Image Credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images Wall Street analysts are advising their clients to invest in Canadian tar sands companies on the expectation that the highly controversial Line 3 and Trans Mountain Expansion pipelines overcome Indigenous-led public opposition and reach completion.  Singling out a handful of Canadian oil companies as investment ideas, Goldman Sachs wrote in […]

Iran expresses condolences to Algeria over wildfires

TEHRAN— In a statement on Thursday, Khatibzadeh offered condolences to the Algerian government and nation, especially the families of the victims of the tragic incident, and wished recovery for those injured. Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh expressed regret over massive wildfires in Algerian forests, which have claimed dozens of military and civilian lives and […]

Deadly Wildfires Ripping Through Algeria: Criminal Hands behind Hundred-plus Fires Breaking Out at Same Time

August 13 2021 Source: Al Mayadeen Hana Saada Algeria did not rule out the possibility of a criminal act; “the rise in temperatures could not be the sole cause of these forest fires”. Algerian Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Aimene Benabderrahmane, declared that, following the investigations launched by the relevant departments, scientific evidence has […]

Dozens killed in wildfires in Algeria

At least 25 soldiers died saving residents from wildfires ravaging mountain forests and villages east of Algeria’s capital, the president announced Tuesday night as the civilian toll rose to at least 17. President Abdelmadjid Tebboune tweeted that the soldiers were “martyrs” who saved 100 people from the fires in two areas of Kabyle, the region […]

Spain and Portugal brace for wildfires amid forecasts for a scorching heatwave

Spain and Portugal are bracing for wildfires in the coming days with temperatures forecast to exceed 40°C on the Iberian peninsula. Portugal’s prime minister warned on Wednesday that the hot weather increases the threat of blazes, which in 2017 killed more than 100 people in his country. Spain’s weather service forecast a heatwave until Monday […]

In Siberia, volunteers wage war on Russia’s wildfires with shovels and saws

The little domed tents of the volunteer firefighters in the clearing of a Siberian forest can be hard to see — even from only a few steps away — because of the choking smoke. Their shovels and saws seem to be tiny tools against the vast blaze, like toy weapons brought to a war. But […]

Wildfires have erupted across the globe, scorching places that rarely burned before

Wildfires have erupted across the globe, scorching places that rarely burned before Posted on July 22, 2021 Ivana Kottasová, CNNPhoto editor Sarah Tilotta, CNNUpdated 6:16 AM ET, Thu July 22, 2021(CNN)Yakutsk in Russian Siberia is known as the world’s coldest city. In a place where even an exposed nose during the winter months can cause biting pain, people […]

Western wildfires: Crews make progress on huge Oregon blaze

The nation’s largest wildfire raged through southern Oregon on Friday but crews were scaling back some night operations as hard work and weaker winds helped reduce the spread of flames even as wildfires continued to threaten homes in neighboring California The Bootleg Fire, which has destroyed an area half the size of Rhode Island was […]

Extreme heat, drought, fuel wildfires in western U.S.

Extreme heat, drought, fuel wildfires in western U.S.Date: June 25, 2021Author: Nwo Report Source:PHOENIX, Arizona: A number of fires are burning in Arizona, California, Colorado and Oregon, sparked by drought and excessive temperatures.Temperatures are greater than 100 degrees Fahrenheit in many locations. Denver reported three days of triple-digit temperatures, while Tucson, Arizona has registered eight consecutive […]

Megadrought Nightmare: No Water For Crops, Horrific Wildfires, Colossal Dust Storms And Draconian Water Restrictions

The western half of the country desperately needed a healthy level of precipitation during last winter’s “wet season”, but instead conditions were much drier than usual… Consequently, this past winter’s wet season was not very wet at all. In fact, it just added insult to injury, with only 25 to 50% of normal rainfall falling across […]

ACH (1499) Dr. Peter Hammond – The Real Story Behind The Wildfires In Cape Town

EURO FOLK RADIO ACH (1499) Dr. Peter Hammond – The Real Story Behind The Wildfires In Cape Town Play Episode Pause Episode Mute/Unmute Episode Rewind 10 Seconds 1x Fast Forward 30 seconds Subscribe Share In today’s show originally broadcast on April 22 2021, Andy is joined by Dr. Peter Hammond for a show entitled, “The […]

Epic scale of California wildfires continues to grow

AP SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The staggering scale of California’s wildfires reached another milestone Monday: A single fire surpassed 1 million acres. The new mark for the August Complex in the Coast Range between San Francisco and the Oregon border came a day after the total area of land burned by California wildfires this year […]

Kamala Harris Blames California Wildfires on Climate Change, Newsom Agrees: She ‘Gets It’

Just two days after California Governor Gavin Newsom thanked President Donald Trump for his help during a tour of the wildfire devastation in the state, he met with Democrat Vice Presidential candidate Kamala Harris and praised her embrace of climate change as the cause for the blazes. “I want to thank you and acknowledge the […]

Oregon’s Best Firefighting Helicopters Are In Afghanistan, Can’t Help With Wildfires

By John Vibes As unprecedented fires sweep across the West Coast of the United States, Oregon’s best firefighting helicopters are unavailable because they have been deployed to the war in Afghanistan. The Oregon National Guard is currently using four UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters to search for survivors and to drop water on some of the […]

US wildfires death toll keeps climbing as smoke chokes West Coast

At least 31 people have lost their lives and tens of thousands have been displaced as wildfires continue to rage across the US West Coast. The fires in the states of California, Oregon, and Washington have obliterated some towns and the smoke now poses a health hazard to millions of people. For people already enduring […]

Directed Energy Weapons Are the True Cause of the “Wildfires”

2Pe_3:7  But the heavens and the earth, which are now, by the same word are kept in store, reserved unto fire against the day of judgment and perdition of ungodly men. Pastor Eli explains how directed energy weapons are responsible for the catastrophic fires now happening on the West Coast. RH – Directed Energy Weapons […]

Half A Million Forced To Flee As Wildfires Rage across Oregon

Half a million people have been forced to evacuate in the US state of Oregon as deadly wildfires, not seen in decades, rage across the Pacific northwest. At least 15 people have been killed and entire neighborhoods leveled as the uncontolled blazes spread through America’s West. Wildfires are also wreaking havoc in several states including California, […]

The big, dirty money behind the California wildfires

Here in Northern California, the smoke is everywhere. It creeps into our garages, under our doorways, through our vents. It dims the sun. It is a constant reminder, for those of us not yet under evacuation, to stay vigilant: we monitor wind and fire maps hourly, we text with our loved ones and colleagues, trying […]

In first, Israeli firefighters arrive in California to help battle wildfires

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Israeli firefighters arrive in California to help battle wildfires

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California And Colorado: Climate-Driven Transformation Of Wildfires

Wildfires from Australia to Siberia are not just larger, hotter and faster, but burning in areas and seasons where they were previously rare. The wildfires that exploded over the past few days in California and Colorado show clear influences of global warming, climate scientists say, and evidence of how a warming and drying climate is […]

Firefighters battle record wildfires in California after thousands of lightning strikes

Some of the biggest wildfires California has seen in living memory are continuing to tear through the north of the state, as firefighters battle the flames in a bid to save homes and lives. More than 24 large fires were burning over the weekend, sparked by an unprecedented volley of some 12,000 lightning strikes over […]

In pictures: Heat and lightning strikes to blame for massive wildfires in California

Massive blazes that have spread across California have so far led to five deaths and the evacuation of thousands of people across the state, with tens of thousands of homes in danger. The authorities say that lightning is responsible for the fires, over 350 of which have broken out amid a blistering heatwave. At least […]

Torahs packed and synagogues on high alert as wildfires bear down on Northern California

SAN FRANCISCO (J. the Jewish News of Northern California via JTA) — When the evacuation orders came last night, Guerneville resident Sonia Tubridy and her daughter packed the car and left, joining a caravan of vehicles fleeing the North Bay area and the fires that threatened to engulf them. Tubridy, cultural director of the Russian […]

Boulder Sues Exxon Over Climate Change: Wildfires, Droughts And Water Are A Few Reasons Why

Boulder Sues Exxon Over Climate Change: Wildfires, Droughts And Water Are A Few Reasons Why Above Photo: A wildfire near Boulder, Colorado, in 2010 burned more than 160 homes in the first 12 hours and caused millions of dollars in losses. Credit: John Moore/Getty Images The Colorado city and two counties are suing oil companies […]

Natural disasters on the rise says scientist, unprecedented cold, wildfires and hurricanes signify ‘profound changes’

     A SPIKE in devastating natural disasters is on the way as the planet has exceeded a “tipping point” for climate change, a leading scientist has claimed. The east coast of the US continues to be ravaged by a freezing cold snap while the other side of the country has been hit by wildfires. These […]

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