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Canadian wild fires reign catastrophic heat waves and flooding in the US

The word of the summer is “extreme.”
Extreme flooding. Extreme heat. Extreme smoke.
Scientists have predicted a climate of extremes in report after report as Earth warms because humans continue to belch fossil fuel pollution into the atmosphere.
And now, it’s here — with a dizzying slew of broken records and heartbreaking scenes.
The images — a smoky Central Park in sepia, kayaks floating on the streets of Montpelier, Vermont, and packed cooling centers in Arizona — still provide a shock, even for those expecting them.
“All of this is entirely consistent with what greenhouse gas warming does and is in line with the trends we expect,” Ben Zaitchik, a professor in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Johns Hopkins University, said of the extreme events. “Still there’s something that feels surprising — emotionally surprising — when you see these things happening with increasing frequency and severity.”



https://www.nbcnews.com/science/environment/heat-flooding-smoke-us-summer-extremes-rcna94101?cid=sm_npd_nn_tw_ma&taid=64b3e9db22c1cb00017414da&utm_campaign=trueanthem&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter



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  • Harrison wambui

    44 w

    Regulations should be taken to stop wildfires

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    • Munene Mugambi

      44 w

      Justin has to get this under control

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      • Rukia Ahmed Abdi

        44 w

        word fires are becoming a great concern. Its time Canada sort a long lasting solution on the same

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        • Jane Wangui

          44 w

          @rukia_ahmed_abdi they may bring huge losses and risk life either human or wild if something is not done.

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          • Elizabeth Gathigia

            44 w

            @jane_wangui Very true and it's worrying if the government does not act

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          • mercy nduta

            44 w

            The government should strongly supports the efforts of local governments and First Nations to reduce wildfire risks in and around.

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            • Daniel Waweru

              44 w

              Something should be done to curb these wildfires

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              • Jane Wangui

                44 w

                @daniel_waweru_656 action should be taken before its too late.

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              • winnie nguru

                44 w

                Canada should come up with a permanent solution for wildfires.

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                • Grace Njeri

                  44 w

                  @winnie_nguru Canada's wildfires should be a wake-up call.

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