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Lightning strikes are the leading cause of wildfires in British Columbia

By means of Am Little-On World News Posted on July 21, 2024 12:38 PM 1 min read Reduce the font size of the article Enlarge the font of the article According to the BC Wildfire Service, 87 percent of fires this year have been caused by lightning. With nearly 9,000 strikes in the past 48 hours, that’s bad news for …

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Canada links June heat wave to climate change with new attribution analysis

For the first time, the Canadian government has conducted a rapid analysis of a period of extreme heat and linked it to human-caused climate change. Analysis by Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) found that the likelihood of a heat wave in Ontario, Quebec and Atlantic Canada between June 17 and 20 is two to ten times greater due to …

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