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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.
Aug 02, 2018
California wildfire: Over 1,000 homes destroyed as Carr fire rages on; only 35 percent flames contained so farAuthorities say that the California wildfire is only 35 percent contained. The flame that is still raging has destroyed 1,000 homes
Dec 20, 2017
California wildfires: Returning winds likely to hinder efforts of firefighters already battling dry climateAfter a couple of days of respite heavy winds are expected to return on Wednesday to the California area plagued by a massive fire, potentially hindering the efforts of firefighters battling in an already dry climate.
Dec 09, 2017
California wildfires: Firefighters gain ground as blaze sweeps across southern part of stateThe quick-moving fires that have forced thousands of Californians to evacuate swept across the southern part of the state on Friday, destroying buildings and taxing fire crew
Oct 30, 2017
California will take years to fully recover from wildfires destroying 8,900 buildings and killing 42 people, say US officialsIt will take at least months and likely years to fully recover from devastating wildfires that ripped through Northern California earlier this month
Oct 16, 2017
Death toll from California wildfire rises to 40, dozens still missing as firefighting efforts continueThe California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection has announced that the death toll from the week-long wildfire has reached 40 while 75,000 people remain evacuated.