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Lockdowns Prevented Many Deaths Caused by Air Pollution: Study

Researchers have found that lockdowns initiated to curb the spread of Covid-19 at the beginning of the pandemic improved air quality, averting tens of...

Sewa International Donates $1 Million of Supplies to Coronavirus-Affected Families and Wildfire Victims in Northern California  

San Francisco , CA (October 02, 2020): Since the pandemic started in March 2020, Sewa International Bay Area Chapter has served approximately 20,000 families across Northern...

Climate Change Increases Frequency & Severity of Wildfires Worldwide

New research adds to the growing body of evidence that climate change increases the frequency and severity of fires in many regions of the...

Wildfire Smoke: A Growing Health Problem Worldwide

By Steve Baragona The world's worst air this week is not in pollution hot spots like India or China. It's in the western United States,...

Northern California Firefighters: ‘Weather Is Not In Their Favor’

Firefighters battling history-making wildfires in Northern California say the weather is not in their favor as they struggle to bring more than 600 separate...

Here’s How Climate Change is Linked To Risk of Wildfires

Human-induced climate change has already increased the risk of wildfires globally, researchers say, adding that these wildfires will become more common in future. In light...

Amazon Wildfires Should be At Top of Group of Seven (G-7) Summit Agenda: French President

Brazil's ultra-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, is accusing his French counterpart of having a "colonialist mentality" for saying the Amazon wildfires should be at the...

Remote Sensors on Earth, Air, Water to Alert Authorities of Firefighting

Wildfires are often discovered by aircraft pilots, drivers or spotters in observation towers. Increasingly, remote sensors — on the ground, in the air and...

Disasters Will Get Worse: U.S. Climate Report

A U.S. government report says the impacts of climate change, including powerful storms, droughts and wildfires, are worsening in the United States. The report, written...

U.S. Officials Find Solutions To Prevent Increased Wildfires

Creating fire buffers between housing and dry brush, burying spark-prone power lines and lighting more controlled burns to keep vegetation in check could give...

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