Tag Archives: Canadian Wildfires

Alberta’s Most Devastating Inferno

The ECOreport reposts an analysis of the Fort McMurray Wildfire: Is Alberta’s most devastating inferno the result of climate Change? Or just another Wildfire? 

Originally Published on University of Alberta News

By Bryan Alary

Record heat, tinder­-dry conditions contributed to Alberta’s most devastating inferno, says UAlberta wildland fire professor. Expect more extremes in the future.

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How Would I Tackle The Climate Crisis?

Guy Dauncey tells us exactly what he would do in response to the question, If I Was Prime Minister of Canada, How Would I Tackle The Climate Crisis?

Originally Published on the Practical Utopian

By Guy Dauncey

New Scientist magazine reported in June that five meters of future sea-level rise is already locked in, due to the steady collapse of the West Antarctic Ice-Sheet. If we don’t act rapidly, their staff reported, it will be twenty metres.

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Smoke From Canadian Wildfires Polluting the US

NASA Photograph Documents Smoke From Canadian Wildfires Polluting the US

NASA via ENN

By Lynn Jenner

Canada has already had its share of wildfires this season, and the smoke from these wildfires is slowly drifting south over the United States’ Midwest.  The drifting smoke can be seen in this Terra satellite image over Lake Michigan, as well as parts of Minnesota, Wisconsin, Indiana and Ohio.  Continue reading Smoke From Canadian Wildfires Polluting the US