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Forest fires: When goats lend a hand to firefighters

2022-08-13T03:37+0200malaymail (en)

PARIS, Aug 13 — Goats are being called upon to graze in specific areas of vegetation in order to reduce the risk of forest fires or, if not to prevent them from starting to reduce their ancestry. It’s a traditional technique that has been recently revived by countries such as Portugal and France, which are increasingly exposed to megafires.

Forest fires: When goats lend a hand to firefighters

2022-08-13T03:34+0200themalaymailonline (en)

PARIS, Aug 13 — Goats are being called upon to graze in specific areas of vegetation in order to reduce the risk of forest fires or, if not to prevent them from starting to reduce their ancestry. It’s a traditional technique that has been recently revived by countries such as Portugal and France, which are increasingly exposed to megafires.

Experts suggest using large ungulates to prevent wildfires

2022-08-12T15:56+0200radio-cz-en (en)

The unprecedented forest fire in Bohemian Switzerland, which ravaged more than 1,000 hectares of the park and took more than two weeks to get under control, has drawn fresh attention to the issue of climate change and the dangers it brings, including more widespread and intense forest fires.

Video: Se forma extraño tornado de fuego durante incendios en California

2022-08-12T03:01+0200crhoy (es)

(CRHoy.com/Medios internacionales).-En medio de los incendios que afectan a California, Estados Unidos, se formó un extraño fenómeno: un tornado de fuego. El hecho se produjo este miércoles en el Gorman , en el estado californiano. Las imágenes captadas por el medio KTLA grabaron el momento en que....

Tornado de fuego se forma en medio de devastador incendio en California

2022-08-12T02:10+0200biobiochile (es)

Un impactante tornado de fuego se formó en medio del combate al devastador incendio que afecta al noroeste de Los Ángeles, California, en Estados Unidos. Según constató el medio KTLA, los bomberos estadounidenses lucharon contra el incendio forestal que se movía rápidamente en un terreno abierto y montañoso la tarde de este pasado miércoles.

VIDEO: Captan aterrador tornado de fuego e...

2022-08-12T01:01+0200zocalo (es)

Estados Unidos.- Un tornado de fuego fue captado por cámaras de televisoras locales que cubrían un incendio en California, Estados Unidos. En las imágenes se puede ver la gran llamarada formando un remolino provocada por el fuerte viento que se registró en la zona del incendio forestal en el sur del estado.

Why is Brazil's Amazon rainforest burning?

2022-08-11T20:18+02004-traders (en)

The number of fires burning in Brazil's rainforest hit a 15-year high in June. Meanwhile the rate of deforestation has also surged to record levels. (Manoela Machado, Wildfire and Deforestation researcher at Oxford University) "We have a combination of a drier climate with more motivation to deforest.

Pennsylvania has so far been able to avoid wildfires.…

2022-08-11T18:57+0200samacharcentral (en)

Wildfires could make their way into the keystone state and possibly into your backyard, climate, fire and forestry scientists say. As wildfires become increasingly common across the western United States , Pennsylvania and its residents have so far remained insulated from the flames destroying communities worldwide.

El tsunami de 2011 en Japón arrastró especies marinas a las costas de Estados Unidos

2022-08-11T14:57+0200noticiasambientales (es)

Científicos detectaron cientas de especies marinas provenientes de Japón en costas estadounidenses que recorrieron el Pacífico tras el tsunami de 2011. Mejillones, estrellas de mar y decenas de otras especies viajaron una enorme distancia a través del océano, algunos a bordo de distintos objetos de plástico.

Causes, Consequences of Amazon Fires and Deforestation

2022-08-10T14:49+0200sunstkitts (en)

and Gloria Dickie Aug 10 (Reuters) – Brazil vowed last year to halt deforestation by 2030, yet the number of fires burning in the country’s Amazon rainforest hit a 15-year high in June. Burning season began last month and the rate of forest clearing remains high.

Explainer: Causes and consequences of Amazon fires and deforestation

2022-08-10T11:20+0200inquirer (en)

What causes the fires? Unlike wildfires in Europe or the United States , fires do not occur naturally in the humid, tropical Amazon rainforest. Instead, farmers cut down the forests and set trees on fire to clear land, and sometimes these fires run out of control.

What are the causes and consequences of Amazon fires and deforestation?

2022-08-10T10:47+0200straitstimesSG (en)

SAO PAULO (REUTERS) - Brazil vowed last year to halt deforestation by 2030, yet the number of fires burning in the country's Amazon rainforest hit a 15-year high in June. Burning season began last month and the rate of forest clearing remains high. Things could worsen this month, as Brazil's fires traditionally peak in August and September.

Explainer: Causes and consequences of Amazon fires and deforestation

2022-08-10T10:34+0200channelnewsasia (en)

Brazil vowed last year to halt deforestation by 2030, yet the number of fires burning in the country's Amazon rainforest hit a 15-year high in June. Burning season began last month and the rate of forest clearing remains high. Things could worsen this month, as Brazil's fires traditionally peak in August and September.

Explainer-Causes and consequences of Amazon fires and deforestation By Jake Spring and Gloria Dickie (Reuters) - Brazil vowed last year to halt deforestation by 2030, yet the number of fires burning in the country's Am... 49m ago

2022-08-10T09:58+0200kelo (en)

By Jake Spring and Gloria Dickie. (Reuters) – Brazil vowed last year to halt deforestation by 2030, yet the number of fires burning in the country’s Amazon rainforest hit a 15-year high in June. Burning season began last month and the rate of forest clearing remains high.

Explainer-Causes And Consequences Of Amazon Fires And Deforestation

2022-08-10T09:37+0200ibtimes (en)

Brazil vowed last year to halt deforestation by 2030, yet the number of fires burning in the country's Amazon rainforest hit a 15-year high in June. Burning season began last month and the rate of forest clearing remains high. Things could worsen this month, as Brazil's fires traditionally peak in August and September.

Explainer-Causes and consequences of Amazon fires and deforestation Gloria Dickie, Jake Spring |Updated just now |3 min read By Jake Spring and Gloria Dickie (Reuters) - Brazil vowed last year to halt deforestation by 2030, yet the number of fires burning in the country's Amazon rainforest hit a 15-year high in June.

2022-08-10T09:27+0200thechronicleherald (en)

By Jake Spring and Gloria Dickie. (Reuters) - Brazil vowed last year to halt deforestation by 2030, yet the number of fires burning in the country's Amazon rainforest hit a 15-year high in June. Burning season began last month and the rate of forest clearing remains high.

Explainer-Causes and consequences of Amazon fires and deforestation

2022-08-10T09:13+02004-traders (en)

Things could worsen this month, as Brazil's fires traditionally peak in August and September. Here are some factors driving destruction of the world's largest rainforest. WHAT CAUSES THE FIRES? Unlike wildfires in Europe or the United States , fires do not occur naturally in the humid, tropical Amazon rainforest.

Explainer-Causes and consequences of Amazon fires and deforestation

2022-08-10T09:10+0200reuters (en)

Aug 10 (Reuters) - Brazil vowed last year to halt deforestation by 2030, yet the number of fires burning in the country's Amazon rainforest hit a 15-year high in June. Burning season began last month and the rate of forest clearing remains high. read more Things could worsen this month, as Brazil's fires traditionally peak in August and September.

Causes and consequences of Amazon fires and deforestation

2022-08-10T09:02+02004-traders (en)

Aug 10 (Reuters) - Brazil vowed last year to halt deforestation by 2030, yet the number of fires burning in the country's Amazon rainforest hit a 15-year high in June. Burning season began last month and the rate of forest clearing remains high. Things could worsen this month, as Brazil's fires traditionally peak in August and September.

Can Fire Smoke Cause Lung Cancer?

2022-08-09T17:41+0200whatsnew2day (en)

Q: How does wildfire smoke affect lung cancer risk? And how does this compare to things like secondhand cigarette smoke? When smoke from wildfires in the summer of 2020 turned the sky of the San Francisco Bay Area red, Dr. Kari Nadeau, a physician and scientist at Stanford University, to the people who were most vulnerable.

Can Fire Smoke Cause Lung Cancer?

2022-08-09T15:43+0200nytimes (en)

Q: How does wildfire smoke affect the risk of lung cancer? And how does this compare to things like secondhand cigarette smoke? When wildfire smoke turned the skies of the San Francisco Bay Area red in the summer of 2020, Dr. Kari Nadeau, a physician and scientist at Stanford University, thought about the people who were most vulnerable.

How do we fight fire as temperatures rise? As wildfires again burn out of control, strategies to limit climate-fuelled infernos include fighting fire with fire.

2022-08-08T11:17+0200deutschewelle-en (en)

Fire has burnt through forests for hundreds of millions of years, but now unprecedented wildfires are burning hotter and longer partly due to climate change. Declining rainfall and longer droughts are making forests so dry that localized lightening can spark a small fire that transforms into a mega-blaze before firefighters can limit the damage.

Several dead after lightning strikes in front of White House

2022-08-08T07:58+0200vikendi (en)

Natural disasters are currently occurring across the board in the United States : while the east coast is hit particularly hard by hurricanes, floods and severe thunderstorms, forest fires and heat waves are spreading for kilometers on the west coast. The current place of residence of US President....

How do we fight wildfires as the planet heats up?

2022-08-05T17:41+0200deutschewelle-en (en)

Fighting fire with fire. Controlled or "prescribed" burning of forest vegetation, most often in the cooler months, helps lessen wildfire hazards in the summer by reducing the amount of kindling available to fuel fires. In fire-prone nations like the United States , Australia, Portugal, Spain, Canada,....

Catastrofi naturali: danni per 65 miliardi di dollari nella prima metà del 2022

2022-08-04T07:06+0200greenreport (it)

Secondo il rapporto di metà anno presentato da Minich Re, «Il quadro delle catastrofi naturali per la prima metà del 2022 è dominato dalle catastrofi meteorologiche. I tornado estremi negli Stati Uniti hanno causato miliardi di danni, parti della costa orientale dell’Australia sono state sommerse da....

DOD Office Focuses on Effects of Climate Change on Department

2022-08-02T22:58+0200defense (en)

Human activity is the main driver for global warming, according to the United Nations. The main culprit is burning fossil fuels that pump greenhouse gases into the atmosphere, trapping heat. The Earth is 1.1 degrees Celsius warmer than it was in the late 1800s. The last decade, 2011-2020, was the warmest on record.

Meteo: Cronaca diretta: (Video) California in fiamme, l'incendio 'Mc Kinney' brucia intere foreste, leggi articolo completo

2022-08-02T20:45+0200ilmeteo (it)

Meteo: Cronaca diretta: (Video) California in fiamme, l'incendio 'Mc Kinney' brucia intere foreste. Prosegue senza sosta l'emergenza incendi negli Stati Uniti occidentali. In California vanno a fuoco interi boschi, a rischio anche molte abitazioni.

Irish tourist safety advice in 2022 with Spain and Portugal considered 'high risk'

2022-08-02T16:38+0200irishmirror (en)

See our Privacy Notice Irish holidaymakers wishing to go abroad to a select few countries are being advised by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) to exercise a “high degree of caution” when travelling. Recent heatwaves have led to outbreaks of wildfires across Spain.

Le assicurazioni pagano un conto da 35 miliardi di dollari per le catastrofi naturali

2022-08-02T12:41+0200milanofinanza (it)

Una serie di tempeste in Europa, inondazioni in Australia e Sudafrica, temporali negli Stati Uniti, e catastrofi naturali nel Vecchio Continente, hanno generato 35 miliardi di dollari di danni assicurati nel primo semestre del 2022 . Un dato in crescita del 22% rispetto alla media degli ultimi dieci anni (29 miliardi di dollari).

MIL-OSI Translation: Fire to fight fire

2022-08-02T09:24+0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

MIL OSI Translation. French Polynesian to English – Source: Government of New Caledonia. “Tactical fire”, a traditional method of firefighting, without water, was the subject of training organized by the Civil Security and Risk Management Department (DSCGR), from July 25 to 29 in Boulouparis.

Giant Floods Destroy and Renew Environments

2022-08-02T09:06+0200nytimes (en)

This natural ecological rebuilding process, however, is endangered. Experts are concerned about the effects of the surge in dam building on river systems, stemming from economic benefits. Dam building has become especially pronounced as the climate changes. Only one-third of the world’s rivers remain free flowing.

Two dead in California’s largest blaze this year

2022-08-01T23:19+0200citizen (en)

Firefighters in northern California were battling Monday to gain control over the state’s largest wildfire this year, which claimed two lives after exploding in size over the weekend and forcing thousands to evacuate their homes. Whipped up by strong winds and lightning storms, the McKinney Fire....

California's largest wildfire of the year kills two

2022-08-01T22:20+0200thesaxon (en)

Flames from the massive 'McKinney' wildfire devour trees in the Klamath National Forest, northwest of Yreka, California. California's largest wildfire of the year, which has forced thousands to evacuate their homes and devastated thousands of acres, has claimed two lives, authorities say.

Two dead in California’s largest blaze this year

2022-08-01T19:51+0200iraqinews (en)

Yreka – Firefighters in northern California were battling Monday to gain control over the state’s largest wildfire this year, which claimed two lives after exploding in size over the weekend and forcing thousands to evacuate their homes. Whipped up by strong winds and lightning storms, the McKinney....

Fires, floods... Update on natural disasters affecting the United States

2022-08-01T19:36+0200tellerreport (en)

The United States is affected by deadly natural disasters. In California, two people died in wildfires, while in the state of Kentucky, floods killed 28 people, including several children. Europe 1 takes stock with its correspondent in "Europe Soir". Alexis Guilleux (correspondent in the United States), edited by Gauthier Delomez 7:23 p.

US / Two dead in California’s largest blaze this year

2022-08-01T19:29+0200newagebd (en)

The ruins of the Oak Mobile Park are seen at the McKinney Fire in the Klamath National Forest northwest of Yreka, California, on Sunday. — AFP photo. Firefighters in northern California were battling on Monday to gain control over the state’s largest wildfire this year, which claimed two lives after....

Thousands ordered to evacuate as California fire destroys homes

2022-08-01T18:37+0200omanobserver-om (en)

YREKA: The largest fire in California this year is forcing thousands of people to evacuate as it destroys homes and rips through the state's dry terrain, whipped up on Sunday by strong winds and lightning storms. The McKinney Fire was completely uncontained as it burned in Klamath National Forest in....

Two dead in California's largest blaze this year

2022-08-01T17:30+0200BangkokPost (en)

YREKA, US: Firefighters in northern California were battling Monday to gain control over the state's largest wildfire this year, which claimed two lives after exploding in size over the weekend and forcing thousands to evacuate their homes. Whipped up by strong winds and lightning storms, the....

California sees largest fire of year, thousands forced to leave

2022-08-01T17:06+0200deutschewelle-ro (en)

California is experiencing its largest fire this year, with crews fighting to contain it. Thousands have been forced to evacuate their homes. The McKinney wildfire has ripped through the state's dry terrain, with strong winds and lightning storms expected to complicate the battle. California has already seen multiple fires this summer.

California sees largest fire of year, thousands forced to leave

2022-08-01T17:01+0200deutschewelle-hr (en)

California is experiencing its largest fire this year, with crews fighting to contain it. Thousands have been forced to evacuate their homes. The McKinney wildfire has ripped through the state's dry terrain, with strong winds and lightning storms expected to complicate the battle. California has already seen multiple fires this summer.

Two dead in California's largest blaze this year

2022-08-01T16:59+0200terradaily (en)

Firefighters in northern California were battling Monday to gain control over the state's largest wildfire this year, which claimed two lives after exploding in size over the weekend and forcing thousands to evacuate their homes. Whipped up by strong winds and lightning storms, the McKinney Fire....

California sees largest fire of year, thousands forced to leave

2022-08-01T16:57+0200deutschewelle-sw (en)

California is experiencing its largest fire this year, with crews fighting to contain it. Thousands have been forced to evacuate their homes. The McKinney wildfire has ripped through the state's dry terrain, with strong winds and lightning storms expected to complicate the battle. California has already seen multiple fires this summer.

Two dead in California's largest blaze this year

2022-08-01T16:15+0200thejournal (en)

Whipped up by strong winds and lightning storms, the McKinney Fire ripped through the state’s dry terrain yesterday to spread over some 52,500 acres of Klamath National Forest near the town of Yreka — and was 0% contained as of last night according to CalFire.

2 Killed In California's Largest Wildfire This Year

2022-08-01T16:08+0200ndtvnews (en)

Yreka, US: Firefighters in northern California were battling Monday to gain control over the state's largest wildfire this year, which claimed two lives after exploding in size over the weekend and forcing thousands to evacuate their homes. Whipped up by strong winds and lightning storms, the....

Year’s largest fire destroys California homes

2022-08-01T15:55+0200muscatdaily (en)

Yreka, US – The largest fire in California this year is forcing thousands of people to evacuate as it destroys homes and rips through the state’s dry terrain, whipped up on Sunday by strong winds and lightning storms. The McKinney Fire was completely uncontained as it burned in Klamath National....

California sees largest fire of year, thousands forced to leave

2022-08-01T15:48+0200timesofoman (en)

California is experiencing its largest fire this year, with crews fighting to contain it. Thousands have been forced to evacuate their homes. The McKinney wildfire has ripped through the state's dry terrain, with strong winds and lightning storms expected to complicate the battle. California has already seen multiple fires this summer.

Two dead in California’s largest blaze this year

2022-08-01T15:43+0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

YREKA ( United States ), Aug 1 — Firefighters in northern California were battling today to gain control over the state’s largest wildfire this year, which claimed two lives after exploding in size over the weekend and forcing thousands to evacuate their homes.

Two dead in California’s largest blaze this year

2022-08-01T15:36+0200themalaymailonline (en)

YREKA ( United States ), Aug 1 — Firefighters in northern California were battling today to gain control over the state’s largest wildfire this year, which claimed two lives after exploding in size over the weekend and forcing thousands to evacuate their homes.

Two dead in California’s largest blaze this year

2022-08-01T15:33+0200malaymail (en)

YREKA ( United States ), Aug 1 — Firefighters in northern California were battling today to gain control over the state’s largest wildfire this year, which claimed two lives after exploding in size over the weekend and forcing thousands to evacuate their homes.

Two dead in California’s largest blaze this year

2022-08-01T15:19+0200inquirer (en)

Yreka, United States — Firefighters in northern California were battling Monday to gain control over the state’s largest wildfire this year, which claimed two lives after exploding in size over the weekend and forcing thousands to evacuate their homes.

01/08/2022 Two dead in California's largest blaze this year

2022-08-01T15:11+0200rfi-en (en)

Whipped up by strong winds and lightning storms, the McKinney Fire ripped through the state's dry terrain Sunday to spread over some 52,500 acres of Klamath National Forest near the town of Yreka -- and was zero percent contained as of Sunday night according to CalFire.

California sees largest fire of year, thousands forced to leave

2022-08-01T14:10+0200deutschewelle-fr (en)

California is experiencing its largest fire this year, with crews fighting to contain it. Thousands have been forced to evacuate their homes. The McKinney wildfire has ripped through the state's dry terrain, with strong winds and lightning storms expected to complicate the battle. California has already seen multiple fires this summer.

California sees largest fire of year, thousands forced to leave

2022-08-01T14:10+0200deutschewelle-mk (en)

California is experiencing its largest fire this year, with crews fighting to contain it. Thousands have been forced to evacuate their homes. The McKinney wildfire has ripped through the state's dry terrain, with strong winds and lightning storms expected to complicate the battle. California has already seen multiple fires this summer.

California sees largest fire of year, thousands forced to leave

2022-08-01T13:56+0200deutschewelle-ha (en)

California is experiencing its largest fire this year, with crews fighting to contain it. Thousands have been forced to evacuate their homes. The McKinney wildfire has ripped through the state's dry terrain, with strong winds and lightning storms expected to complicate the battle. California has already seen multiple fires this summer.

California sees largest fire of year, thousands forced to leave

2022-08-01T13:50+0200deutschewelle-bs (en)

California is experiencing its largest fire this year, with crews fighting to contain it. Thousands have been forced to evacuate their homes. The McKinney wildfire has ripped through the state's dry terrain, with strong winds and lightning storms expected to complicate the battle. California has already seen multiple fires this summer.

California sees largest fire of year, thousands forced to leave

2022-08-01T13:42+0200deutschewelle-el (en)

California is experiencing its largest fire this year, with crews fighting to contain it. Thousands have been forced to evacuate their homes. The McKinney wildfire has ripped through the state's dry terrain, with strong winds and lightning storms expected to complicate the battle. California has already seen multiple fires this summer.

California sees largest fire of year, thousands forced to leave

2022-08-01T13:40+0200deutschewelle-sr (en)

California is experiencing its largest fire this year, with crews fighting to contain it. Thousands have been forced to evacuate their homes. The McKinney wildfire has ripped through the state's dry terrain, with strong winds and lightning storms expected to complicate the battle. California has already seen multiple fires this summer.

California sees largest fire of year, thousands forced to leave

2022-08-01T13:37+0200deutschewelle-bg (en)

California is experiencing its largest fire this year, with crews fighting to contain it. Thousands have been forced to evacuate their homes. The McKinney wildfire has ripped through the state's dry terrain, with strong winds and lightning storms expected to complicate the battle. California has already seen multiple fires this summer.

McKinney Fire, California's biggest of year, turns deadly The blaze, in Klamath National Forest in Northern California, also forced thousands to evacuate as it tore through drought-caused tinder dry terrain. 3M ago

2022-08-01T13:30+0200CBSnews (en)

McKinney Fire burns near Yreka, California, on July 30, 2022. FRED GREAVES / REUTERS. Des Moines, Iowa California's largest fire this year has taken at least two lives and was forcing thousands of people to evacuate as it destroyed homes and ripped through the state's dry terrain, whipped up on Sunday by strong winds and lightning storms.

California sees largest fire of year, thousands forced to leave | News | DW

2022-08-01T11:35+0200digitpatrox (en)

California is experiencing its largest fireplace this 12 months, with crews preventing to comprise it. Hundreds have been compelled to evacuate their houses. The McKinney wildfire has ripped via the state’s dry terrain, with sturdy winds and lightning storms anticipated to complicate the battle.

California sees largest fire of year, thousands forced to leave

2022-08-01T11:23+0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

California is experiencing its largest fire this year, with crews fighting to contain it. Thousands have been forced to evacuate their homes. The McKinney wildfire has ripped through the state's dry terrain, with strong winds and lightning storms expected to complicate the battle. California has already seen multiple fires this summer.

California sees largest fire of 2022 The McKinney fire has ripped through the state's dry terrain, and is not yet contained.

2022-08-01T10:09+0200deutschewelle-en (en)

California is experiencing its largest fire this year, with crews fighting to contain it. Thousands have been forced to evacuate their homes. The McKinney wildfire has ripped through the state's dry terrain, with strong winds and lightning storms expected to complicate the battle. California has already seen multiple fires this summer.

STATI UNITI La California brucia di nuovo

2022-08-01T08:24+0200timgate (it)

L'incendio McKinney ha colpito 160 chilometri quadrati La California sta bruciando di nuovo, colpita dal più intenso incendio dell'anno, denominato McKinney fire, partito venerdì scorso. Da un'area di circa un chilometro quadrato, con il vento e l'alta temperatura si è esteso fino a circa 160....

Intense Summer Storms Flooded Parts Of Las Vegas

2022-08-01T03:55+0200wearebreakingnews (en)

LAS VEGAS, NV — Intense summer storms that flooded parts of Las Vegas Thursday night — causing water to cascade from casino rooftops and pool on the carpet in a sports betting area of ​​the the size of a stadium — were part of a regional monsoon pattern that could repeat itself into the weekend, an....

Are there pros of wild forest fires? Evidently so

2022-07-31T11:30+0200moneycontrol (en)

In the last decade, climate change has had a significant impact on the world. We've seen extreme weather events like hurricanes and droughts that are more frequent and more intense than ever before. According to the NICC Wildland Fire Summary and Statistics , in the United States alone, from 2012 to....

Da soli non si combatte il cambiamento climatico

2022-07-29T19:16+0200technologyreview-it (it)

Gli Stati Uniti devono aggiornare e integrare i loro sistemi irregolari di distribuzione dell’elettricità per farla arrivare dove è necessaria durante le sempre più frequenti ondate di calore, inondazioni, incendi e tempeste. James Temple. Le violente ondate di calore che hanno portato a temperature....

La startup Sesame Solar fornisce unità mobili di soccorso in caso di calamità basate sull’energia pulita

2022-07-28T22:09+0200ilcittadinomb (it)

Sesame solar è una startup con sede nel Michigan, negli Stati Uniti, che fornisce una nanogriglia completamente rinnovabile alimentata da energia pulita basata sui telefoni cellulari per le unità di soccorso in caso di disastri naturali, per la prima volta nella storia della tecnologia o del mondo intero.

New Sensing Platform Utilizing ML Deployed at Controlled Burn Site

2022-07-27T18:31+0200hpcwire (en)

Argonne scientists conduct a controlled burn on the Konza prairie in Kansas using the Sage monitoring system. Credit: Rajesh Sankaran/Argonne National Laboratory. Sage offers a one-of-a-kind combination. This combination involves both multiple types of sensors with computing ​“at the edge”, as well....

New sensing platform deployed at controlled burn site, could help prevent forest fires

2022-07-27T03:46+0200whatsnew2day (en)

Multichannel sensing can help in an emergency. Smokey Bear has many great tips for preventing wildfires. But how do you stop one that’s started before it gets out of hand? The answer may lie in pairing multichannel detection with advanced computing technologies provided by a new platform called Sage.

New sensing platform deployed at controlled burn site, could help prevent forest fires

2022-07-26T22:48+0200phys (en)

Smokey Bear has lots of great tips about preventing forest fires. But how do you stop one that's started before it gets out of control? The answer may lie in pairing multichannel sensing with advanced computing technologies provided by a new platform called Sage. Sage offers a one-of-a-kind combination.

New sensing platform deployed at controlled burn site, could…

2022-07-26T22:17+0200vervetimes (en)

Smokey Bear has lots of great tips about preventing forest fires. But how do you stop one that’s started before it gets out of control? The answer may lie in pairing multichannel sensing with advanced computing technologies provided by a new platform called Sage. Sage offers a one-of-a-kind combination.

Usa: 1 miliardo di alberi per mitigare il cambiamento climatico

2022-07-26T15:54+0200kmetro0 (it)

K metro 0 – Washington – L’amministrazione Biden ha dichiarato che il governo pianterà più di un miliardo di alberi in milioni di ettari di boschi bruciati nell’ovest degli Stati Uniti, lo ha riferito l’Associated Press. Gli incendi devastanti degli ultimi anni, insieme alle temperature troppo calde....

Firefighters tackle California wildfire as heat wave grips parts of US

2022-07-26T11:10+0200terradaily (en)

Firefighters were battling California's largest wildfire of the summer on Monday, a blaze near famed Yosemite National Park that has forced thousands of people to evacuate, officials said. The Oak Fire in central California comes as parts of the United States remain in the grip of a sweltering heat wave.

Incendi negli USA: case distrutte in sobborgo di Dallas, ancora in fiamme vasta area vicino al Parco di Yosemite

2022-07-26T07:47+0200informazione (it)

(LaPresse) Sono circa 2000 i vigili del fuoco impegnati dallo scorso venerdì a combattere «l'Oak fire», l'incendio scoppiato a sudovest del parco nazionale di Yosemite, nei pressi… Lunedì 25 luglio 2022 - 21:31. Usa, 2.500 pompieri lottano contro megaincendio vicino Yosemite. Bruciati già 6.800 ettari di colline.

Gli Stati Uniti triplicano la spesa per il rimboschimento per la devastazione degli incendi boschivi

2022-07-25T21:06+0200marketscreener (it)

Lunedì gli Stati Uniti hanno dichiarato di aver triplicato la spesa annuale per il rimboschimento, al fine di affrontare un arretrato di quattro milioni di acri di rimboschimento, causato dagli intensi incendi selvaggi provocati dal clima. Il finanziamento del Servizio Forestale degli Stati Uniti è....

Raging fire threatens ancient sequoias in California’s Yosemite National Park

2022-07-25T19:31+0200elpais-en (en)

High heat over much of the United States continues to keep at least 70 million people on alert for extreme weather, especially in the midwestern and eastern parts of the country. California is being hit hard again, a trend that has accelerated in the last five years.

Los estragos de la ola de calor y los incendios en Europa y Estados Unidos La gran ola de calor se ha extendido por el continente europeo y por Norteamérica, dejando numerosos incendios forestales y su consiguiente destrucción en el paisaje de muchos países.

2022-07-25T09:56+0200deutschewelle-es (es)

Terror en la isla turística. Las Islas Canarias, en España, frente a las costas de Marruecos, se han visto particularmente afectadas por la ola de calor y los incendios. El domingo 24 de julio el fuego se extendió por Tenerife. Las llamas ya han destruido más de 2.

Brucia la California, oltre 6mila sfollati: dichiarato lo stato d'emergenza

2022-07-24T14:57+0200citynews (it)

Il governatore della California Gavin Newson, ha dichiarato lo stato di emergenza nella contea di Mariposa, sulla costa occidentale degli Stati Uniti, a causa dell'incendio che da venerdì ha distrutto case e infrastrutture e ha costretto all'evacuazione di oltre 6mila residenti nello Stato, dopo aver bruciato più di 4.

Brucia la California, oltre 6mila sfollati: dichiarato lo stato d'emergenza

2022-07-24T14:52+0200europa-today (it)

Il governatore della California Gavin Newson, ha dichiarato lo stato di emergenza nella contea di Mariposa, sulla costa occidentale degli Stati Uniti, a causa dell'incendio che da venerdì ha distrutto case e infrastrutture e ha costretto all'evacuazione di oltre 6mila residenti nello Stato, dopo aver bruciato più di 4.

The United States in the grip of a wave of “extreme heat”, “explosive” fire in California

2022-07-24T08:39+0200tellerreport (en)

A US firefighter battles a blaze near Mariposa, California. July 23, 2022. Getty Images via AFP - JUSTIN SULLIVAN. Text by: RFI Follow. 3 mins. A wave of "extreme heat" is hitting tens of millions of Americans this weekend, with many temperature records expected in the central and northeast and an alarmingly spreading wildfire in California.

Estados Unidos enfrenta calor extremo y un incendio forestal que crece en California

2022-07-24T06:07+0200listin (es)

Una "ola de extremo calor" afecta a decenas de millones de estadounidenses este fin de semana, con temperaturas récord en el centro y noreste y un incendio forestal que se propaga de manera alarmante en California. El "Oak Fire" se declaró el viernes en el condado de Mariposa, cerca del Parque....

Estados Unidos enfrenta calor extremo y un incendio forestal que crece en California

2022-07-23T23:23+0200eldeber (es)

Una "ola de extremo calor" afecta a decenas de millones de estadounidenses este fin de semana, con temperaturas récord en el centro y noreste y un incendio forestal que se propaga de manera alarmante en California. El "Oak Fire" se declaró el viernes en el condado de Mariposa, cerca del Parque....

Major 14,000 hectares fire in Spain caused by reforestation company

2022-07-23T10:14+0200almayadeen-en (en)

Reforestation company ‘devastated’ after causing wildfire in Spain. An international reforestation company has expressed "devastation" after one of its contractors accidentally started a massive fire in Spain, where dozens of catastrophic wildfires have raged this week.

The Star » WA, University of Oregon help advance wildfire smoke impact research

2022-07-23T00:59+0200kenyamoja (en)

Last year at the USA Olympic Trials in Eugene, an unprecedented heat wave scorched the Pacific Northwest, causing the original schedule to undergo multiple changes. At the same time, the country’s largest wildfire raged through southern Oregon. Wildfires have plagued the state through recent summers....

WA, University of Oregon help advance wildfire smoke impact ...

2022-07-22T23:09+0200thestarkenya (en)

Last year at the USA Olympic Trials in Eugene, an unprecedented heat wave scorched the Pacific Northwest, causing the original schedule to undergo multiple changes. At the same time, the country’s largest wildfire raged through southern Oregon. Wildfires have plagued the state through recent summers....

Extreme heat continues assault on North Hemisphere

2022-07-22T09:09+0200famagusta-gazette (en)

Heatwave has brought record high temperatures to several continents, making the Northern Hemisphere sweltering in extreme heat and fueling wildfire across Europe and the United States . A recent modeling study, published in Nature Geoscience on July 4, shows that an expanding high-pressure system....

Wildfire-smoke observations fill gap in estimating…

2022-07-22T08:44+0200whatsnew2day (en)

New research that fine-tunes the amount of sunlight absorbed by black carbon in smoke from wildfires will help clean up a long-standing flaw in Earth system models, enabling more accurate predictions of global climate change. “Black carbon or soot is the second most potent climate warming agent....

Wildfires raging in Europe: What, where and why? - Al Jazeera English

2022-07-22T00:11+0200google-top-stories (en)

Once a rare occurrence, extreme fires are now becoming more frequent and lasting longer worldwide. The destructive blazes are driven at least in part by climate change, which exacerbates their scale and intensity, even in the northern winter months. With temperatures spiking above 40 degrees Celsius....

U of T researcher on the threat posed to cities by extreme heat – and how to respond

2022-07-21T18:57+0200wingsenvironmental (en)

Extreme weather events have dominated the headlines this week as dangerous heat waves hit the United Kingdom, central United States and parts of Canada while fires rage in Spain, Portugal and Greece. The severe weather events that climate scientists have long predicted are now here and it will only....

Roundup: Extreme heat continues assault on North Hemisphere

2022-07-21T18:00+0200europesun (en)

by Xinhua Zhang Yinuo. BEIJING, July 21 (Xinhua) -- Heatwave has brought record high temperatures to several continents, making the Northern Hemisphere sweltering in extreme heat and fueling wildfire across Europe and the United States . A recent modeling study, published in Nature Geoscience on July....

Why are wildfires raging in Europe?

2022-07-21T15:07+0200aljazeera-en (en)

Once a rare occurrence, extreme fires are now becoming more frequent and lasting longer worldwide. The destructive blazes are driven at least in part by climate change, which exacerbates their scale and intensity, even in the northern winter months. With temperatures spiking above 40 degrees Celsius....

Long-moving butterfly is threatened with extinction

2022-07-21T14:17+0200tellerreport (en)

The number of colorful monarch butterflies has dropped drastically and the species is now globally endangered. In addition, all species of fish disturb are classified as endangered. This is according to the latest updated red list from the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).

Why are there historical heat waves?

2022-07-21T01:06+0200d1softballnews (en)

(CNN Spanish) — From the United States to China, passing through Europe, the world is burning: high temperatures are already claiming hundreds of lives and the flames are devouring thousands of hectares. Why have heat waves reached these historic dimensions? The answer was long anticipated by scientists: the climate change factor.

More than 1,500 dead in Spain and Portugal.. a heat wave hits Europe and North Africa and threatens 100 million in America

2022-07-21T01:06+0200tellerreport (en)

More than a thousand people died in Portugal as a result of the consequences of the severe heat wave that has hit the country for more than 10 days, while the authorities in Spain announced that the wave caused the deaths of more than 500 people. The Directorate of Public Health in Portugal....

Delay as the New Denial: The Latest Republican Tactic to Block Climate Action

2022-07-20T23:25+0200dailymaverick (en)

, Republican of Oklahoma, brought a snowball to the Senate floor as evidence that global warming was a myth. Some Republicans privately acknowledge that bipartisan trips to see the glaciers melting in Greenland have settled any doubts they had about what is happening to the planet.

Delay as the New Denial: The Latest Republican Tactic…

2022-07-20T19:28+0200whatsnew2day (en)

Republicans involved in the issue say there has been clear movement from the day in 2015 when Senator James M. Inhofe , Republican of Oklahoma, brought a snowball to the Senate floor as evidence that global warming was a myth. Some Republicans privately acknowledge that bipartisan trips to see the....

Delay as the New Denial: The Latest Republican Tactic to Block Climate Action

2022-07-20T19:19+0200nytimes (en)

Republicans say Mr. Biden, pushed hard by uncompromising climate activists on the left, has taken such a maximalist approach to climate legislation that its collapse was inevitable. “The far left has screwed this up so badly that Republicans might actually enact the first real action on climate....

The mushroom that appears kicked after a forest fire

2022-07-20T11:51+0200bullfrag (en)

Every new summer Spain faces the increasingly common threat of devastating forest fires. We are experiencing it in our territory these days with the many active fires fueled by the extreme heat wave, devastating in a few days about 30,000 hectares. The images are dramatic and extend to other countries, not only in Europe.

Warnings of the phenomenon's recurrence until 2060... Record temperatures and huge fires sweeping America and Europe

2022-07-20T08:51+0200tellerreport (en)

The intense heat wave continued to sweep through many regions of the world, with record temperatures recorded in Europe and the United States and the outbreak of huge fires that spread to North Africa, while the United Nations warned of the frequency of the phenomenon until 2060 due to climate change.

World on fire: abnormal heat and fires in Europe and the…

2022-07-20T01:18+0200thesaxon (en)

Prosecutors said a man suspected of arson that destroyed 13,000 hectares of pine forest in France was being questioned about a similar alleged crime a decade ago when heatwaves broke temperature records across Europe, according to TheGuardian. Photo: Shutterstock.

Wildfires in Morocco, Spain produce record-breaking carbon emissions

2022-07-19T17:17+0200middle-east-online_en (en)

BRUSSELS - Wildfires in Spain and Morocco have produced more carbon emissions in June and July this year than in the same period of any year since 2003, the European Union's Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service said. Forest fires have swept through parts of Southern Europe and Northern Africa,....

Wildfires In Spain, Morocco Produce Record-breaking Carbon Emissions

2022-07-19T15:23+0200ibtimes (en)

Wildfires in Spain and Morocco have produced more carbon emissions in June and July this year than in the same period of any year since 2003, the European Union's Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service said. Forest fires have swept through parts of Southern Europe and Northern Africa, killing....

Wildfires in Spain, Morocco produce record-breaking carbon emissions By Kate Abnett BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Wildfires in Spain and Morocco have produced more carbon emissions in June and July this year than in the same per... 38m ago

2022-07-19T15:19+0200wsau (en)

By Kate Abnett. BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Wildfires in Spain and Morocco have produced more carbon emissions in June and July this year than in the same period of any year since 2003, the European Union’s Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service said. Forest fires have swept through parts of Southern....

Wildfires in Spain, Morocco produce record-breaking carbon emissions By Kate Abnett BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Wildfires in Spain and Morocco have produced more carbon emissions in June and July this year than in the same per... 37m ago

2022-07-19T15:17+0200kelo (en)

By Kate Abnett. BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Wildfires in Spain and Morocco have produced more carbon emissions in June and July this year than in the same period of any year since 2003, the European Union’s Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service said. Forest fires have swept through parts of Southern....

Wildfires in Spain, Morocco produce record-breaking carbon emissions Kate Abnett |Updated 9 minutes ago |2 min read By Kate Abnett BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Wildfires in Spain and Morocco have produced more carbon emissions in June and July this year than in the same period of any year since 2003, the....

2022-07-19T14:58+0200thechronicleherald (en)

By Kate Abnett. BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Wildfires in Spain and Morocco have produced more carbon emissions in June and July this year than in the same period of any year since 2003, the European Union's Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service said. Forest fires have swept through parts of Southern....

Wildfires in Spain, Morocco produce record-breaking carbon emissions

2022-07-19T14:51+0200saltwire (en)

By Kate Abnett. BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Wildfires in Spain and Morocco have produced more carbon emissions in June and July this year than in the same period of any year since 2003, the European Union's Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service said. Forest fires have swept through parts of Southern....

Wildfires in Spain, Morocco Produce Record-Breaking Carbon Emissions

2022-07-19T14:46+0200usnews (en)

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Wildfires in Spain and Morocco have produced more carbon emissions in June and July this year than in the same period of any year since 2003, the European Union's Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service said. Forest fires have swept through parts of Southern Europe and....

Wildfires in Spain, Morocco produce record-breaking carbon emissions

2022-07-19T14:43+0200reuters (en)

BRUSSELS, July 19 (Reuters) - Wildfires in Spain and Morocco have produced more carbon emissions in June and July this year than in the same period of any year since 2003, the European Union's Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service said. Forest fires have swept through parts of Southern Europe and....

Unprecedented heat wave scorches Britain as scientists warn extreme temperatures could become the norm

2022-07-18T18:21+0200theglobeandmail (en)

The highest temperature ever recorded in the U.K. was 38.7 on July 25, 2019, in Cambridge. Several schools closed on Monday and train services across the country faced cancellations and delays after Network Rail warned that the heat wave could cause tracks to bend or buckle.

Wildfire wreaks havoc

2022-07-17T23:14+0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Crews in the south of France were battling wildfires on Saturday that had consumed more than 22,000 acres and prompted the evacuation of 12,000 people, the local authorities said. The wildfires are among dozens across Europe, driven by a heat wave that has gripped parts of the continent and....

Wildfires, and a heat wave, sweep across Europe

2022-07-16T20:45+0200bostonglobe (en)

“We are going through an exceptionally harsh season,” President Emmanuel Macron said Friday in Paris. “We already have three times more burned forests than in 2020.” Firefighters have also been battling dozens of blazes in Greece, Portugal and Spain, which has faced unusually high temperatures.

Fires multiply in southern Europe, crushed by a heat wave

2022-07-15T09:45+0200tellerreport (en)

Since Tuesday July 12, a fire has ravaged the forest of La-Teste-de-Buch, in Gironde in the south-west of France. PA. Text by: RFI Follow. 4 mins. From Portugal to Greece, via France, Spain and Morocco, fires are raging on Friday July 15 in southern Europe, struck down by a suffocating heat wave,....

Extreme weather made worse by climate change

2022-07-14T08:03+0200chinadaily (en)

Water is used to cool down a sheep rescued from a forest fire in Boa Vista, Portugal, on Tuesday. Several wildfires swept across central Portugal on Tuesday, forcing the evacuation of hundreds of residents. Firefighters struggled to put out flames as the country battled a sweltering heat wave.

Many places in my country have entered the “stove” mode, and climate warming is the root cause-News-Science Network

2022-07-14T03:57+0200breakinglatest (en)

According to the monitoring of the National Climate Center, since June this year (as of July 12), the average number of high temperature days in my country has been 5.3 days, which is 2.4 days more than the same period in normal years, the most in the same period in history since 1961.

Scientists warn nuclear war could trigger mass ocean die-offs, new 'ice age' 0 7/13/2022 10:39:39 AM

2022-07-13T19:46+0200princegeorgecitizen (en)

The prospect of global thermonuclear war haunted humanity for 50 years during the Cold War. And while the fall of the Soviet Union in the early 1990s largely cast such an all-encompassing scenario into the relics of a bygone age, the threat never disappeared.

Scientists warn nuclear war could trigger mass ocean die-offs, new 'ice age' 0 7/13/2022 10:39:39 AM

2022-07-13T19:43+0200tricitynews (en)

The prospect of global thermonuclear war haunted humanity for 50 years during the Cold War. And while the fall of the Soviet Union in the early 1990s largely cast such an all-encompassing scenario into the relics of a bygone age, the threat never disappeared.

Yosemite Park, il maxi incendio è fuori controllo. A rischio la Grizzly Giants

2022-07-11T17:52+0200zazoom-it (it)

(Di lunedì 11 luglio 2022) Il maxi incendio allo Yosemite National Park Roma, 11 luglio 2022 - L' incendio che si è sviluppato lo scorso 7 luglio allo Yosemite National Park , uno dei parchi più famosi degli Stati Uniti e del ... : Un incendio boschivo fuori controllo da tre giorni a Yosemite Park,....

Protective measures of the fire brigade: Forest fire in Yosemite

2022-07-11T16:01+0200tellerreport (en)

Giant sequoias can live more than a thousand years. Forest fires are threatening the population in Yosemite National Park. A forest fire that has been raging for days in Yosemite National Park in California is threatening giant sequoias that grow there.

Il disperato tentativo di salvare dagli incendi le gigantesce sequoie californiane

2022-07-11T13:33+0200agi (it)

AGI - Un incendio boschivo fuori controllo da tre giorni a Yosemite Park, in California, sta ora minacciando le sue secolori sequoie giganti. Lo ha annunciato l'amministrazione dello stesso Parco naturale negli Stati Uniti occidentali. Il rogo - che ha raggiunto Mariposa Grove, l'area del Parco che....

Il disperato tentativo di salvare dagli incendi le gigantesce sequoie californiane

2022-07-11T13:10+0200247libero (it)

AGI - Un incendio boschivo fuori controllo da tre giorni a Yosemite Park, in California, sta ora minacciando le sue secolori sequoie giganti. Lo ha annunciato l'amministrazione dello stesso Parco naturale negli Stati Uniti occidentali. Il rogo - che ha raggiunto Mariposa Grove, l'area del Parco che....

Portugal gets two Spanish aircraft as part of EU scheme to help fight wildfires

2022-07-11T09:12+0200euractiv-en (en)

The European Commission on Sunday sent two Spanish aircraft to fight the wildfires in Portugal, which had activated the European Civil Protection Mechanism, the EU executive announced. “Portugal activated the European Civil Protection Mechanism to request emergency assistance for the fires in the....

Why the summer of 2022 is at high risk on the wildfire front

2022-07-08T20:11+0200tellerreport (en)

650 hectares devastated, 750 firefighters mobilized… And the fire is still not fixed. The forest fire that has been ravaging the Cévennes since Thursday. Other extreme forest fires could follow this summer, while the very advanced state of drought of the vegetation makes fear a summer of all the dangers on the front of the forest fires.

How Can Silicone Wristbands Help Firefighters?

2022-07-08T17:35+0200eos (en)

Scientists are making strides in monitoring firefighters for pollutant exposure using silicone wristbands, which will become even more important as wildfires encroach on the built environment. Structural fires like this one in Massueville, Que., Canada, expose firefighters to both natural and artificial pollutants.

Weather: global warming and the mechanics of the extreme

2022-07-07T19:35+0200tellerreport (en)

At the end of June, Japan was confronted with an unprecedented heat wave. The mercury soared to 35°C for several consecutive days in Tokyo, the capital, and up to 40°C in Isesaki, in the center of the country. Unheard of at this time of year. After this stifling heat, it is now torrential rains that are falling on the archipelago.

The heat wave in Europe continues - but with lower temperatures

2022-07-06T23:46+0200tellerreport (en)

Around the world, people have been affected by the summer heat waves and several southern European countries have experienced record temperatures. During July, the heat is expected to continue - but with slightly more normal temperatures, says meteorologist Sara Rindegren.

Copernicus: monitorati incendi boschivi ad alta intensità nell’emisfero settentrionale

2022-07-05T18:43+0200meteoweb (it)

In Europa sono stati rilevati all’inizio dell’estate incendi in Spagna, Francia e Germania, in aggiunta agli incendi boschivi in Alaska e nella regione sud-occidentale degli Stati Uniti. Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service sta registrando incendi boschivi nell’emisfero settentrionale in....

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