Home Tag "Forest Fires"

Wildfires Worst Ever in 2015

The 2015 Wildfire season closes as the worst ever on record with an unprecedented 10.12 million acres burned. Climate Central attributes much of it to increasing temperatures, the extended drought, and fire suppression over the last 100 years. Websites offer fire emergency response information, mitigation measures, and education materials and information for individuals and communities to become better prepared, thereby increasing resilience.

EDM Tuesday Briefing: Water Shortages Rise Globally, Air Strikes Continue in Syria, Severe Winter Storms Linger