October 28th, 2019

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California wildfires: how bad are they and is the climate crisis linked?

California wildfires: how bad are they and is the climate crisis linked?

Firefighters across the state are racing to control flames exacerbated by extreme winds. Is this normal?


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A firefighter stops to look at a wall of fire while battling a grass fire on East Cypress Road in Knightsen, California, on Sunday, 27 October 2019.
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OP: My thoughts are with any Californians reading this. I hope you stay safe.

OP #2: In a sort of related plug, I am trying to get a petition started to get my country (Canada) to commit to transitioning to electric vehicles on our roads, since this is one change that is long overdue which could have a substantial impact on greenhouse gas emissions. Here is a link to the petition, if you would like to sign and forward (you don't need to be Canadian to sign, international pressure works just as well!).