Sunday, 22 October 2017

'Makes it more extreme:' Prof says climate change added to historic fire season


CBC news
For every degree the temperature rises, there's a 12 per cent increase in lightning. Story here.

Ashcroft Reserve wildfire as seen across Loon Lake, BC. Shawn Cahill

At least 80 million children under one are at risk of diseases such as diphtheria, measles and polio as COVID-19 disrupts routine vaccination efforts

World Health Organization A WHO photo. Agencies call for joint effort to safely deliver routine immunization and proceed with vaccination ...