Firestorm: Wildfire Fort McMurray Was a Warning ‘This Is Not Going Away; It Is Only Going To Get Worse

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Firestorm: Wildfire Fort McMurray Was a Warning ‘This Is Not Going Away; It Is Only Going To Get Worse

I listened to a guy being interviewed on the CBC this morning, he just wrote a book about wildfires, and according to him, Canada stands a good chance of having a forest fire disaster with many people trapped, including at some of our prime tourist attactions. He mentioned Banff as a prime example. He mentioned that Parks Canada is aware of the situation but..............

voice of the damned

but...?

Mr. Magoo Mr. Magoo's picture

But Parks Canada is making no attempt whatsoever to fireproof Canada, and something something something Liberals!

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Mr. Magoo Mr. Magoo's picture

This isn't the thread I originally replied to.

Did you change the title of this thread?  Why?  Was something wrong with the original title?

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According to my browser, the original thread title was:

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Canada is Unprepared and Many of its Citizens & Visitors May Perish in Future Wildfire Seasons

Meg, could you change it back if NorthReport doesn't?

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7,700 homes evacuated in Ventura as fire rages; traffic jams as residents flee

http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-evacuation-ventura-county-fire-...

Hurtin Albertan

I sure hope the author is wrong.  Guess we'll see...

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Science says the author is correct It is going to get much worse.

http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-fire-santa-clarita-20171205-story.html

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I hope BC has sent some firefighters to help our American neighbours

And don’t think for a second the same thing can’t happen here in the Vancouver area or elsewhere in B C

http://www.dailynews.com/2017/12/06/6-acre-brentwood-brush-fire-burning-uphill-near-skirball-center/

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I hope BC has sent some firefighters to help our American neighbours

And don’t think for a second the same thing can’t happen here in the Vancouver area or elsewhere in B C

http://www.dailynews.com/2017/12/06/6-acre-brentwood-brush-fire-burning-uphill-near-skirball-center/

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These California fires are the worst ever for the month of December

https://www.wired.com/story/losangeles-wildfire-science/

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California Fires Live Updates: More Areas Under Siege as Wind Gains Strength

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/07/us/california-fire-ventura-county.htm...

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Did Climate Change Worsen the Southern California Fires?

Seven of the state’s 10 largest modern wildfires have occurred in the last 14 years.

 

https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2017/12/what-climate-change-...

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Fires now threaten the entire LA area

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