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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 31, 2018
Most land ecosystems to see 'major transformation' due to climate change: StudyShifting landscapes would affect not only the forests, but drinking water, river flow, and water recreation.
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
Jul 30, 2018
Greece wildfire: 91 killed, 25 persons missing, say fire officials; Navy Seals on high alert on Mati sea to find more victimsThe wildfire in Greece has claimed 91 lives. 25 people are reported to be missing. Navy Seals are on high alert along the Mati sea to track down other victims
Jun 20, 2018
Climate change is here and it’s hitting us hard from all sides: StudyWildfires in the United States now consume more than twice the acreage they did 30 years ago.
Jan 09, 2018
US incurred record losses worth $306 billion due to natural disasters in 2017, claims reportThe year 2017 will be remembered as the "costliest" one for the US with losses from hurricanes, wildfires and extremely cold weather reaching a record $306 billion, according to a government report.
Dec 21, 2017
California wildfires: Thomas Fire 60 percent contained, authorities say strong winds might returnFirefighters in California said Thomas wildfire was about 60 percent contained but they warned strong winds were still forecast.
Dec 12, 2017
California wildfires rip through dry brush atop coastal ridge as firefighters struggle to check flamesThe fifth-largest wildfire in California history expanded, ripping through dry brush atop a coastal ridge while crews struggled to keep flames from roaring down into neighbourhoods