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Climate Change | 80 Major Wildfires Burning In Western U.S..

NBC News –Jul 20, 2021 From California to New Mexico wildfires are devastating the west coast and other parts of the country. More than 1,800 square miles of land have been torched due to drought.

Floods kill more than 125 people in Western Europe

CNBC Television Published on Jul 16, 2021 Sky News’ Michelle Clifford reports from Europe on flooding in Germany and Belgium, and towns completely destroyed by the raging waters.

Catastrophic flooding across western Europe as politicians blame climate change – BBC News

BBC News – Jul 16, 2021 More than 120 people have died and hundreds are still missing after record rainfall caused the worst flooding in parts of Western Europe for many decades. In Germany dozens of people were unaccounted for, … Continue reading

Oregon blaze threatens 2,000 homes as new wildfires erupt in western states

Guardian News Published on Jul 15, 2021 A swiftly spreading wildfire raged through drought-parched timber and brush in south-central Oregon for a ninth day on Wednesday, displacing hundreds of residents. The Bootleg fire – which has burned through more than … Continue reading

Germany: at least 21 dead in ‘catastrophic’ flooding in western Germany

Guardian News Jul 15, 2021 Heavy rain and floods have caused the collapse of six houses in Germany’s western state of Rhineland-Palatinate, leaving 21 people dead and many stranded on rooftops. Two firemen drowned and the army was deployed to … Continue reading

Commercial Agriculture, the Slave Trade and Slavery in Atlantic Africa (Western Africa Series): Robin Law, Suzanne Schwarz, Silke Strickrod, et. al.

This book considers commercial agriculture in Africa in relation to the trans-Atlantic slave trade and the institution of slavery within Africa itself, from the beginnings of Afro-European maritime trade in the fifteenth century to the early stages of colonial rule … Continue reading

What led to the heat dome taking over Western Canada and the U.S. I

CBC News: The National Published on Jun 30, 2021 CBC meteorologist and science reporter Johanna Wagstaffe breaks down the combination of factors that led to the unprecedented heat in western North America — and how climate change plays a role … Continue reading

What led to the heat dome taking over Western Canada and the U.S.

CBC News: The National Published on Jun 30, 2021 CBC meteorologist and science reporter Johanna Wagstaffe breaks down the combination of factors that led to the unprecedented heat in western North America — and how climate change plays a role … Continue reading

Western US in grips of hottest, driest summer in 1000 years? | DW News

DW News – Jun 21, 2021 It may be the first day of summer in the Northern Hemisphere, but for some 50 million people in the US summer has arrived early and hotter than ever before. In just the last … Continue reading

Western States Face Record Heat & Historic Drought, But GOP Rejects Green Infrastructure Funding

Democracy Now! Published on Jun 22, 2021 As lawmakers in Washington continue to negotiate over an infrastructure bill that Democrats say needs to include major new funding to address the climate crisis, much of the U.S. is experiencing record heat, … Continue reading