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Long, hot wildfire season forecasted by Natural Resources Canada

Federal wildfire researchers say most regions in Canada could be facing a long, hot, fiery summer.<p>Wildfire starts and the amount of land burned were …

Canada

The Congressman Who Warned Us About Climate Change in 1864

George Perkins Marsh wrote a best-selling book warning about the devastation of man-made climate change in the 19th century. We've been backsliding …

Local Economies

Rains finally arrive, bringing new danger in California's vast fire zones

In the mountains above coastal Santa Barbara County, the vegetation is typically so deep and lush that it can soak up a half-inch of rainwater before it flows downhill.<p>But that was before the Thomas fire swept through in December, burning those trees and brush to the ground. Now, the rain has no …

Bomb cyclone freezes ocean, drone captures the view

Fiercely frigid temperatures in the eastern United States turned ocean waves into ice and a drone braved the cold to bring back a spectacular video of the scene.<p>It got so cold in parts of the US over the last few days, frigid iguanas fell out of trees and the ocean froze over along the coast of …

Wind farms paid £100m to switch power off

Wind farms were paid more than £100 million last year to switch off their turbines and NOT produce electricity, the Telegraph can disclose.<p>The payments - equivalent to £2 million a week - were made to the big energy firms that own the giant wind farms.<p>Incredibly, the wind farms receive on average …

It Snowed in the Sahara and the Photos Are Breathtaking

Look, I know we cover a lot of the bad types of weather here. Wildfires, droughts, extreme cold, hurricanes. But allow me to make it up to you with …

California Drought, Then and Now, in Pictures

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