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science says: hotter weather turbocharges us west wildfires




as temperatures rise in the u.s. west, so do the flames.



how invasive weeds can make wildfires hotter and more frequent




over the past year the global media has been full of reports of catastrophic fires in california, the mediterranean, chile and elsewhere. one suggested reason for increases in catastrophic wildfires has been human-induced climate change. higher temperatures, drier weather and windier conditions all ...



wildfires still plaguing british columbia, canada




this year has been particularly hard for british columbia in their ongoing battles with wildfires. climate change has caused more wildfires to break out in this area due to hotter temperatures and drier conditions in the summer when wildfires are more apt to break out. the government of british colu...



'the warmer it is, the more fire we see'




august 19, 2018 by seth borenstein in this aug. 7, 2018 file photo, firefighters monitor a backfire while battling the ranch fire, part of the mendocino complex fire near ladoga, calif. the years with the most acres burned by wildfires have some of the hottest temperatures, an associated press analy...



presstv-rising heat linked to suicide spikes in us and mexico




a hotter planet could lead to tens of thousands more suicides by 2050 in the united states and mexico alone, unless global warming is curbed, according to a study published on monday.researchers examined decades worth of temperature data against suicide rates in us counties and mexican municipalitie...



hotter than average summer despite plenty of cool weather




feeling confused about the weather in melbourne this summer? you're not alone; it's been a strange one.the city is on track to pass an entire summer without cracking 40 degrees, despite early predictions of a particularly hot and dry season. a summer storm rolls across the city on christmas eve. thr...



researchers discover how wildfires create their own weather




scientists working close to the line of wildfires are obtaining a new understanding of the fires' smoke plumes. the results are providing real-time information, such as vertical wind profiles, to firefighters battling blazes.



dry irish weather led to 15 wildfires in cork, kerry, waterford, galway, donegal




cork, ireland - the irish wildlife trust (iwt) has said that since friday, it has recorded 15 wildfires from various counties in the country. the current drug spell has been attributed



this us wildfire season is among the worst: here's why




in this sept. 5, 2017, file photo, the eagle creek wildfire burns on the oregon side of the columbia river gorge near cascade locks, ore. an oregon lawmaker has lashed out at restrictions on logging, blaming them for the intensity of wildfires plaguing much of the u.s. west. (genna martin /seattlepi...



climate change already costs us all money, and it’s going to get worse




enlargekari greer/usfs gila national forestshare this storytuesday evening, columbia university's earth institute hosted a panel that was meant to focus on an issue we're likely to be facing with increasing frequency: the need to move entire communities that are no longer viable due to rising seas o...



croatia offers canadair aircraft to greece | news




croatia has offered two canadair aircraft to help greece battle wildfires that have killed dozens of people near athens.defense minister damir krsticevic said tuesday croatia is preparing the planes so they are ready to go to greece if needed there.at least 60 people have been killed and more than 1...



research in ancient forests show link between climate change and wildfires




portland state researchers studying centuries-old trees in south america have found a tight correlation between wildfires and a warm weather fluctuation that has become more frequent in recent decades - and will continue to be more frequent as the climate warms.



presstv-wildfires sweep across us west, slow push toward portland




an oregon wildfire that has damaged landmarks in the scenic columbia river gorge slowed its push toward evacuated houses near the city of portland on wednesday (september 6), officials said.heavy fire activity was expected to continue through september in much of the west, and through october in par...



sweden had its hottest ever july, breaking several weather records




the average temperature across the entire country was 3-4c hotter than usual, making it the warmest july since records began over 260 years ago -- something which weather agency smhi was able to predict earlier in the month. the highest ever average july temperature measured at a single weather stat...



firefighters contain huge wildfires in corsica and portugal




firefighters managed to contain huge wildfires in portugal and the french island of corsica on saturday, though hot weather meant the risk of them spreading again remained high.



sweden hit by wildfires and drought as heatwave continues




national weather agency smhi currently has wildfire warnings in place in all of sweden apart from in the mountains in the north-west, and the long heatwave is expected to continue for the foreseeable future. "the weather will be what it is now for the next ten days. that is around 25c in most of the...



why california's fires are bigger, deadlier, and more costly




the 14 large-scale fires still raging throughout california have claimed at least 41 lives, and scorched over 5,700 structures. whipped by 70 mph gusts, the multiple blazes have spilled into residential neighborhoods and sprinted through about 220,000 acres—an area larger than new york city. these...



nor cal wildfires: see the california wildfires from space




wildfires raging across northern california have left at least 17 people dead and destroyed more than 2,000 structures throughout the state's wine country since sunday.spurred by powerful winds, more than a dozen wildfires have forced thousands of people out of their homes and destroyed wineries in ...



science report: who gets hotter, wetter with climate change




a draft federal science report on the effects of global warming breaks down how climate change has already hit different regions of the united states. it also projects expected changes by region.



colorado wildfire update: colorado has the highest number of active wildfires in




while still early in the wildfire season, drought-plagued colorado is outpacing all other u.s. states when it comes to the number of actively-burning wildfires, according to federal statistics.nearly a third of the 47 wildfires actively burning across the country are in colorado, according to the u....



u.s. budget deal includes wildfire disaster fund to end borrowing




washington — a spending bill approved by the house includes a bipartisan plan to create a wildfire disaster fund to help combat increasingly severe wildfires that have devastated the west in recent years.the bill sets aside more than $20 billion over 10 years to allow the forest service and other ...



forest resilience declines in face of wildfires, climate change




the forests you see today are not what you will see in the future. that's the overarching finding from a new study on the resilience of rocky mountain forests, led by colorado state university. researchers analyzed data from nearly 1,500 sites in five states -- colorado, wyoming, washington, idaho, ...



colorado wildfires map: see where fires are burning




colorado is facing extreme wildfire conditions this week, the national weather service in boulder warned tuesday.the service said critical to extreme fire weather conditions will develop throughout the denver metro area, palmer divide, south park, southern foothills and the east central and southeas...



heatwave ahead - no sign of end to drought, and it's getting hotter




sheep take shelter from the sun. photo: dutchnews.nlthe temperature in eastern parts of the netherlands could top 35 degrees for several days next week, according to weather bureau buienradar.‘all forecast models point to the fact it is going to get a good bit warmer,’ buienrader meteorologist n...



extreme weather events linked to climate change impact on the jet stream




image: on the is an image of the global circulation pattern on a normal day. on the right is the image of the global circulation pattern when extreme weather occurs.... view more credit: michael mann, penn stateunprecedented summer warmth and flooding, forest fires, drought and ... ial rain -- extr...