Latest News on California Wildfires
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Jan 09, 2019
Natural climate loads the dice that turns California's droughts, wildfires uglyHuman vulnerability to climate change can have a lot to do with where people choose to settle.
Nov 22, 2018
California wildfires toll reaches 83: 560 names remain on missing list; 13,000 homes destoryed so far in blazeA California sheriff said that two more sets of human remains have been found, bringing the death toll from the California wildfire to 83.
Nov 21, 2018
California wildfires toll rises to 81: With 75 percent of blaze contained, officials now hope for significant rainIn northern California, the so-called Camp Fire has scored 152,000 acres of land and destroyed more than 12,600 homes.
Nov 18, 2018
California wildfires: Toll rises to 78, over 1,200 people still missing; firefighters say blaze contained 50%A second blaze in Southern California called the Woolsey Fire started northwest of Los Angeles also on 8 November and has been moving toward the Pacific Coast.
Nov 17, 2018
California wildfires: Number of people missing crosses 1,000, at least 74 killed so far; rescue operations still underwayThe number of people missing in a devastating wildfire in northern California jumped to more than 1,000 on Friday, authorities said, as the remains of eight other victims were found by rescuers.
Nov 14, 2018
California wildfires: Infernos char acres of land, firefighters continue to battle blazesThe Camp Fire and the Woolsey Fire are the two deadly wildfires burning at opposite ends of California.
Sep 24, 2018
What ignited many of California’s deadliest wildfires remains a mystery: ReportHuman activity — from campfires to vehicle sparks — caused over 80% of wildfires in US: estimates.
Sep 11, 2018
Citing Kerala floods, UN chief issues grave warning of inaction over climate change, calls for more leadership actionThe UN Secretary-General referred to the Kerala floods, among other natural disasters across the world, to highlight the urgency of the climate crisis and the need to step up efforts to reverse course on climate change.
Sep 06, 2018
UN chief names Kerala floods, California wildfires in statement, says climate change 'running faster than we are'Antonio Guterres warned that runaway climate change is a real possibility, with severe implications for communities, economies, peace and the security of nations.
Aug 07, 2018
Twin blazes form California's largest wildfire in history, burn through 283,800 acres; two people killedCollectively dubbed the Mendocino Complex, the wildfires have burned through 283,800 acres (114,850 hectares) — an area nearly the size of the sprawling city of Los Angeles — and are just 30 percent contained, according to state fire authority CalFire. Two people have died in the inferno in California.