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Heat and dryness from climate change making wildfires much worseWhen temperature goes up, generally the ...

Deccan Herald 09 Jun 2023
“The fires that are burning in Quebec are the biggest fires in the world right now,” said Thomas Smith, an associate professor in environmental geography at the London School of Economics ... The New South Wales fires had a World Weather Attribution study and that basically concluded ...

Canada’s ‘worst wildfire season’ is just getting started

Politico 09 Jun 2023
Why the country has struggled to beat back forest fires. More than four hundred fires are burning, of which some 200 are out of control ... But fire season could get worse yet ... Wednesday, national Clean Air Day, was one of the country’s worst days ever for air quality, and Canada’s fires tanked New York’s air quality to among the worst in the world.

Sear the Fear

Off Guardian 09 Jun 2023
The world turns as it always has ... As does, or as will the 140 fires spreading up north as of June 2, 2023. The average over 10 years of fires to date consumed 273.3 hectares of land ... I do not smell the smoke yet for the fires are still far away ... But for some people in the on-line world these fires are not just fires ... The Teslas catching on fire.

Canada wildfires: Historic fire season rages as thousands evacuate

The National 09 Jun 2023
The 430 currently active fires are adding to the 4.3 million hectares already burnt by fires nationwide so far this year, data from the Canadian Interagency Forest Fire Centre showed. The fires blazing in the provinces of Alberta and Quebec have led to hazy skies and poor air quality as far south as New York and Washington in the US.

Record pollution, heat herald season of climate extremes

The Buffalo News 09 Jun 2023
Fires are burning across Canada, blanketing parts of the eastern United States with choking, orange-gray smoke. Puerto Rico is under a severe heat alert, as are other parts of the world ... The world's richest continent remains unprepared for the hazards of the not-too-distant future ... Almost without warning, smoke from faraway fires upended daily life.

414 fires… Why are forest fires reproducing and spreading in Canada?

The Eastern Herald 09 Jun 2023
Officially described as “out of control”, the fires threatened Quebec’s infrastructure further east. Wildfires are common in Canada’s western territories, but this year the fires have spread so quickly across the east of the country, making it the worst start to a fire season ever. Why are fires recurrent in Canada?.

Joe Girardi rejects UCF’s offer to manage baseball team

New York Post 09 Jun 2023
The Phillies are doing the impossible since firing Joe Girardi ... The Yankees have not returned to the World Series since. Girardi was fired after the 2017 campaign when the Yankees fell one game short of a World Series berth in a surprising run ... Following Girardi’s firing, the Phillies took off.

Wake Forest returns to CWS

Omaha World-Herald 09 Jun 2023
In urban legend and around camp fires, Wake Forest fired its 1955 College World Series-winning coach for allowing his team to take the field on a Sunday. Is the legend true? Taylor Sanford resigned as Wake Forest coach seven months after winning the College World Series ... The World-Herald of Feb.

Student dies of burns at party after barbecue fire flares up

Asahi News 09 Jun 2023
... clothes caught fire. The four male students of Hollywood World Beauty College, aged 18 to 20, were sent to the hospital on the afternoon of May 24, police said.

What to Expect in Oregon during this fire season

The World 09 Jun 2023
There is no future without fire and smoke. It’s part of our real world ... With fire season in Oregon typically beginning in mid-May, Oregon State University hosted a fire outlook forum May 22 designed to connect the media in touch with Oregon’s leading wildfire experts ... O’Neill said both factors should push back the start of fire season by a few weeks.

Hamza Khan named in men's draw of WSF World Jr C'ship

Urdu Point 09 Jun 2023
Orfi, 15, showed incredible tenacity as she fought back from two games down in both the semifinal and final to lift the title and has since enjoyed a breakout year on the professional circuit, reaching the final of the Squash On Fire Open and the last 16 of the PSA World Championship.

New Yorkers are getting a taste of what it's like to live in the pollution ...

Yahoo Daily News 09 Jun 2023
Lahore, Pakistan; Hotan, China; and Bhiwadi, India, had the worst air quality in the world in 2022, according to data from IQ Air ... These advance are likely why the recent haze choking so many eastern cities has been so jarring, even for Kremens, who has gone around the world studying — and fighting — fires for more than 20 years.

Lori Falce: Where there's smoke, there's wildfires — and serious questions to answer

Pittsburgh Tribune Review 09 Jun 2023
Problems can get out of hand when you decide they don’t affect you ... I get it ... Spoiler alert ... This would be another electric bill story ... The fires were in California ... They were half a world away ... The smoke of those fires doesn’t stay where the trees and grass and brush are burning ... Smoke and fire are not respectful of borders ... are human-caused.

NASCAR and its growling Next Gen car take over Le Mans

Napa Valley Register 09 Jun 2023
LE MANS, France — The engine of the Chevrolet Camaro has a distinct growl that cannot go unnoticed even among the most elite sports cars in the world at the 24 Hours of Le Mans ... race in the world.

Swimming: Rikako Ikee seeks strong performances at 1st worlds since leukemia

Kyodo 09 Jun 2023
Although realistic about her current standing in the swimming world, Japanese prodigy and leukemia survivor Rikako Ikee is determined to muscle up and impress at the world championships in July in Japan's Fukuoka as she pursues a path to the 2024 Paris Olympics ... "I'm really fired up emotionally.

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