There were 2,200+ fires in Brazil's Amazon in June, the most in over 10 years for the month. Experts are warning of a repeat of last year's catastrophic fires. Fires are often set to clear land for deforestation, which is up by 34% this year, clearing an area 2X the size of NYC.
Since the lockdown, fires caused by cooking under the influence of alcohol have dropped by 37%. With around 1 in 3 people who died in a fire last year having alcohol in their system, the Brigade is warning of a possible spike in fires as UK pubs reopen
The new urban plan for #Mati , site of the deadly fires of 2018, was released for public consultation with a special event including Environment & Energy Minister@K_Hatzidakis and other officials at the town's sailing club on Thursday.
The illegal use of fireworks can lead to fires, serious burns, injuries, and even death. New Yorkers - call 311 to anonymously report the use, delivery or sale of fireworks. If you see something dangerous, call 911. Be #FDNYSmart - leave fireworks to the professionals.
"The people in Polk County like guns, they have guns, I encourage them to own guns... And if you try to break into their homes to steal, to set fires, I'm highly recommending they blow you back out of the house with their guns." STORY:
The catastrophic fires in Australia are the latest example of the very real and very urgent consequences of climate change. It’s on us to stay focused and protect the one planet we’ve got for the next generation:
Breaking News in Minnesota. Family pulled over and officer open fires on driver for reaching for his license.
I say to those who are delaying action on climate change: Look at the blood-red sky and unbreathable air in Australia because of raging forest fires. Our futures are all connected. That is why we must bring the world together and enact a Green New Deal.
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Smoke from wildfires in the #AmazonRainforest spreads across several Brazilian states in this natural-color image taken by a @NASAEarth instrument on the Suomi NPP satellite. Although it is fire season in Brazil, the number of fires may be record-setting: