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Russia hit by wildfires

Euronews reports on wildfires raging across Siberia(original report includes video): “More than 5,000 Russian emergency workers are battling wildfires in forests across Siberia. More than 1,250 square kilometres of woodland have been affected in six eastern regions. More than 60 … Continue reading

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Thousands flee as US wildfires rage in California

The BBC reports on the situation in California as it faces its worst wildfire season on record: Thousands of people have been forced to leave their homes in northern California after a wildfire burning out of control doubled in size … Continue reading

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Extreme heat to become more common in our changing world.

As reported by Climate Central, a recent land temperature analysis covering the years 1979 – 2012 indicates that instances of extreme heat are becoming more common worldwide: “This study shows that the frequency of hot extremes over land has continued … Continue reading

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April 2014, a month of extreme weather.

This April past has featured some of the most extreme weather since records began according to this article at wunderground.com: April featured disastrous floods in the Solomon Islands and Afghanistan (where a landslide on May 2nd killed as many as … Continue reading

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California wildfires on the rise in this changing world?

The Los Angeles Times reports that 15 large California wildfires are raging in San Diego County and the surrounding region, in the United States. Structures have been destroyed and over one hundred thousand people have been evacuated. Many thousands of … Continue reading

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