Worst wildfire season in decades in Canada’s Northwest Territories

Radio Canada: The wildfire season continues to get worse in Canada’s Northwest Territories. Already listed as the worst season for fires in memory, it’s now estimated to be costing the territorial government Canadian $1 million (U.S. $931,000) a day to fight the fires. “What we are seeing in the Northwest Territories this year is an indicator of what to expect with climate change,” says Mike Flannigan, a professor of Wildland Fire in the University of Alberta’s renewable resources department. “Expect more......

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