Wildfires

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The ABC of Wildfires: Australia, Brazil, and California

Every year vegetation fires occupy more inches in the media. And is not for less. Along with greenhouse gas emissions and the extinction of species, forest fires have for decades become one of the great threats to the Earth’s climate system and therefore to the life that develops on it. These fires, some of great proportions, are characterized by their enormous destructive capacity by devastating jungles, forests, urbanizations and causing the displacement of thousands of humans and the death of a large number of animals. Damaging effects is also air pollution in places near and far…

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Heat waves, fires, and climate change

The temperatures recorded these days in Lytton, Canada and Pakistan are an alert to the world

This year 2021 we have seen unprecedented phenomena related to excessive heat, which has surprised the north of the planet. The situation has turned dramatic in the small town of Lytton, on June 29, where the temperature touched 49.5 ° C, causing more than a hundred deaths, just eight days after entering the boreal summer, the highest measurement ever in Canada…

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