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Climate: summer wildfires emit record amount of CO2

Wildfires in Siberia, North America and around the Mediterranean caused record levels of planet-warming CO2 emissions this summer, the EU's Earth monitoring service said Tuesday.

Ways to minimize home damage before the fire comes

In 2019–2020, wild Australian bushfires ravaged millions of hectares, claimed 33 lives and destroyed 3,113 houses, leaving most of Australia traumatized amid the ashes. But as a recent study by researchers from the University ...

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Fire

Fire is the rapid oxidation of a combustible material releasing heat, light, and various reaction products such as carbon dioxide and water. If hot enough, the gases may become ionized to produce plasma. Depending on the substances alight, and any impurities outside, the color of the flame and the fire's intensity might vary. Fire in its most common form can result in conflagration, which has the potential to cause physical damage through burning.

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