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  • European satellites reveal global wildfires declining since 2003

    • Date: 04/01/21
    • Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service (CAMS)
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    European satellite data show a generally decreasing trend since 2003, with 2020 one of the lowest years on record. 2020 has been a year of extremes when it comes to wildfires. The Arctic and US saw record high levels of activity during the summer, whilst Canada and tropical Africa saw record lows. These lows have […]

  • Reality Check: Canada Wildfires At Lowest Level For Decades

    • Date: 28/09/20
    • Paul Homewood, Not A Lot Of People Know That
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    According to Canada’s National Forestry Database, the number of forest fires has been at the lowest since 1990. According to the Met Office, global warming is leading to record breaking fires in North America. Canada, of course, is a large part of North America, so surely fires should be getting worse there too. In fact wildfires […]

  • Satellite Observations Reveal Decreasing Trend in Global Wildfires

    • Date: 16/09/20
    • GWPF
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    While wildfires in the Western U.S. continue to rage, satellite observations over the last 20 years have revealed a decreasing trend in global wildfires. What’s going on? As strong winds and hot air continue to propel wildfires across the Western U.S. states of California, Oregon and Washington state, politicians, activists and researchers quarrel violently about […]

  • California Wildfires: ‘Gender Reveal’ Party Blamed For Disaster

    • Date: 09/09/20
    • BBC News
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    Officials have blamed a gender reveal party for one of several wildfires raging in the US state of California. A “smoke-generating pyrotechnic device” at the event sparked the El Dorado fire, which has now spread over 7,000 acres. It is one of more than two dozen blazes across the state. California is currently experiencing a […]

  • NASA: Area Burned By Global Wildfires Dropped By 25% Since 2003

    • Date: 24/08/20
    • Valerie Richardson - The Washington Times
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    Climate activists often warn that global warming is stoking forest fires, but it turns out the amount of land burned by wildfires worldwide has plummeted by 25% since 2003, according to NASA. NASA’s Earth Observatory found that the number of total square kilometers burned globally each year has decreased steadily from 2003-19, based on data […]

  • Californian Wildfires Were Much Worse In The Past

    • Date: 24/08/20
    • Michael Shellenberger, Forbes
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    Scientists calculate that, before Europeans arrived, 4.4 million acres of California burned annually, which is 16 times larger than the amount that burned in 2019. Fires have burned 1.3 million acres of California’s forests over the last month. That’s one million acres more than burned last year, and is an unusually high number for this early in […]

  • Climate Change Played Minor Role In California Wildfires, Experts Conclude

    • Date: 09/01/20
    • E&E News
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    Climate change played a minor role in the wildfires that devastated California in the past three years, a panel of experts said yesterday, blaming most of the damage on land management and development. Scott Stephens, a professor of fire science at the University of California, Berkeley, said 20% to 25% of the wildfire damage resulted […]

  • NASA: Area Burned By Global Wildfires Dropped By 25% Since 2003

    • Date: 02/01/20
    • Valerie Richardson - The Washington Times
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    Climate activists often warn that global warming is stoking forest fires, but it turns out the amount of land burned by wildfires worldwide has plummeted by 25% since 2003, according to NASA. NASA’s Earth Observatory found that the number of total square kilometers burned globally each year has decreased steadily from 2003-19, based on data […]

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