Saturday, 5 August 2017

Extreme heat warnings issued in Europe as temperatures pass 40C

TheGuardian
PinP photo.
Authorities in 11 countries warn residents and tourists to take precautions amid region’s most intense heatwave – nicknamed Lucifer – since 2003. Story here.

THE FUTURE IS HERE FOR THE NEW GOVERNMENT OF BRITISH COLUMBIA

Sierra Club of BC
A wildfire in the Okanagan region of BC a few years ago, from space. NASA.

Record-breaking wildfires and heat waves are a reminder that we have little time to save nature, phase out fossil fuels and leap to a low-carbon economy, all at the same time. Story here.