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France's Macron calls Amazon rainforest fires an 'international crisis'

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French President Emmanuel Macron has angered his Brazilian counterpart by saying the wildfires blazing in the Amazing rainforest are an "international crisis" that should be on the agenda at the G7 summit in Biarritz.

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Amazon fires: Madonna and Leonardo DiCaprio among celebrities to speak out

Added: 23.08.2019 7:17 | 2 views | 0 comments

Huge fires have been blazing through the Brazilian rainforest this week, with more than half in the Amazon region. The fires spell disaster for the local environment and ecology -- and environmentalists and researchers say the blazes were likely lit by cattle ranchers and loggers.

California hotel cook charged in mass shooting threat

Added: 23.08.2019 6:17 | 10 views | 0 comments

A co-worker reported the alleged threat to officials and police say they found multiple firearms at the suspect's home.

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| 'There is no silver lining': why Alaska fires are a glimpse of our climate future

Added: 23.08.2019 6:00 | 9 views | 0 comments


For residents of Anchorage, July’s wildfire and unprecedented temperatures plus the current McKinley Fire confirm that global heating has changed life forever
Major fires are burning this week in south-central Alaska, lengthening the state’s wildfire season, which has usually ended by the beginning of August.
They come after Alaska’s hottest July on record, during which its largest city, Anchorage, had a temperature pass 90F (32C) for the first time. On top of that, the area has seen little rain this summer, resulting in extremely dry conditions.
Everything points to more fires, longer fire seasons and tense fires
After what we’ve experienced this summer, it does make you wonder what’s ahead of us. Is this going to be the norm?

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| 'Part of German soul' under threat as forests die

Added: 23.08.2019 5:17 | 9 views | 0 comments


Action plan to be drawn up as dry summers, storms and pests destroy swathes of woodland
A catastrophic combination of heat, drought, storms, forest fires, beetle plagues and a fungi blight have so far this year destroyed swathes of German forest equivalent to more than 200,000 football fields.
Forests are one of the most efficient ways to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, and in Germany alone they are able to absorb 62 million tonnes of CO2 – about 7% of the country’s emissions – every year.

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Amazon Rainforest fire LIVE: Devastating fires are 'INCREASING' - Amazon fires latest

Added: 23.08.2019 5:16 | 16 views | 0 comments

WILDFIRES raging in the Amazon rainforest have hit a record high number this year. Follow Express.co.uk’s latest updates from the burning forest.

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Walmart, Tesla look to address issues surrounding solar systems

Added: 23.08.2019 5:15 | 1 views | 0 comments

Walmart Inc and Tesla Inc are looking to address all issues surrounding the solar installations at Walmart stores, the companies said late on Thursday, two days after the retailer sued the electric carmaker for "widespread negligence" that led to repeated fires at the installations.

Tags: Fire, Walmart
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Bernie Sanders meets California fire victims, lays out Green New Deal

Added: 23.08.2019 4:31 | 1 views | 0 comments

Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Thursday unveiled a $16.3 trillion climate change strategy on a tour of northern California that included meeting families displaced by deadly wildfires and a rally in the state capital Sacramento.

Bernie Sanders meets California fire victims, lays out Green New Deal

Added: 23.08.2019 4:31 | 12 views | 0 comments

Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Thursday unveiled a $16.3 trillion climate change strategy on a tour of northern California that included meeting families displaced by deadly wildfires and a rally in the state capital Sacramento.

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