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Massive Fires Rage in Tennessee as Thousands are Evacuated

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This situation is not getting as much media attention as it deserves. Thousands of people have already been evacuated and more are expected to do the same. From CNN: Wildfires blaze in Gatlinburg, TN; thousands evacuated Gatlinburg, Tennessee (CNN) Fanned by strong winds and the Southeast’s worst drought in nearly a decade, at least 14 wildfires burned in and around Gatlinburg, Tennessee, forcing... 

Serial arsonist behind California wildfires caught as Gore blames Global Warming

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The serial arsonist who started most of the California wildfires has finally been arrested – yet alarmists still blame climate change for the fires. The California wildfires still raging out of control are the work of a serial arsonist and not the result of global warming. Yesterday, officials arrested the dangerous firebug accused of setting 17 of California’s wildfires as firefighters battle... 

Why Is The Weather So Crazy All Of A Sudden?

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All over the planet, global weather patterns have gone completely nuts. Just over the past few days we have seen “life threatening” heatwaves, extremely dangerous wildfires, vicious tornadoes and unprecedented flooding – and that is just in the United States. And of course this is just the continuation of a trend that stretches back to last year, when extremely weird weather created “apocalyptic-like... 

Massive bushfires rage in Australia's state of Victoria on Christmas day

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Victoria state in Australia is suffering raging bushfires that have already claimed over 100 homes in one of the country’s famous tourist areas. Emergency authorities scrambled to fight the disaster and warn more fires will come by the New Year. Massive bushfires were fanned by winds and rapidly made advances across residential areas in the townships of Wye River and Separation Creek on Friday. Victoria... 

Wildfires to create second wave of radiation poisoning from Chernobyl

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Norwegian scientists say global warming will lead to more wildfires in the forests surrounding the site of the 1986 nuclear accident, leaving Europeans exposed to radioactive elements still present in the exclusion zone around the plant. “A large amount of Caesium-137 still remains in the Chernobyl forests, which could be remobilized along with a large number of other dangerous, long-lived, refractory... 

Two separate bushfires ravage South Australia state

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Australian authorities are on high-alert as two bushfires rage across the country’s South Australia state and temperatures soar above 40 degrees Celsius (104 Fahrenheit). On Friday, at least four homes have been destroyed and several volunteer firefighters injured as separate fires burnt out of control in northeast of the state capital, Adelaide, and in the Lower South East region. “You are in... 

Major Australia bushfire prompts evacuations

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Massive fire is seen raging in the Whiteman Park area of the Australian city of Perth on December 14, 2014. Towering flames near Western Australian city of Perth have prompted evacuation of many homes as water-bombing helicopters and firefighters battle the blaze. The wildfire began in the Whiteman Park area of the major city, which has a population of 1.5 million, at 1:11 pm local time, threatening... 

NASA satellites reveal North Korea huge wildfires

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This photograph taken by a NASA satellite clearly shows plumes of smoke wafting over over the east and southeast of Kim Jong-Un’s state. NASA has released a photograph that appears to show huge fires raging across North Korea. The pictures show large plumes of smoke over the east and southeast of Kim Jong-un’s state. Some of the fires are apparently in farm areas and it is possible that the... 

Warning issued in Western Australia over raging wildfires

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An emergency warning has been issued in Western Australia due to a bushfire that continues to rage toward the city of Perth. The Department of Fire and Emergency Services said on Monday that at least one person died in the flames that destroyed dozens of houses and forced the evacuation of hundreds of people in the suburbs of Perth, the capital city of Western Australia State. “It has been confirmed... 

2013 saw fewest weather disasters in recent history

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The year 2013 was historically kind to the US, with tornadoes, wildfires, hurricanes, and other weather-related disasters occurring at near-record infrequency. Still, meteorologists lie that global temperatures have continued to rise even though North Pole’s ice has significantly increased in 2013, when compared to 2012, plus the polar bear population is also increasing. While there is still... 

Obama Signs Dictatorial Executive Order Imposing Debunked Climate Change Policies

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The Obama administration on Friday once again disrespected the Constitution by signing an executive order that circumvents Congress and the American people. The latest move defiantly ignores a decision by Congress in 2009 to not establish a cap-and-trade system that would have supposedly discouraged greenhouse-gas emissions. The Waxman-Markey bill passed the House but was defeated in the Senate.... 

Hundreds of wildfires rage in Australia amid record heat wave

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A heat wave that has already caused devastating fires on the Island state of Tasmania, with 100 people still missing, has now moved to mainland Australia and is reaping havoc in New South Wales, as the heat wave looks to smash records. ­In some areas temperatures have shot up by as much as 20C in three hours and combined with 50 mph winds have created disastrous fire conditions. Right across Australia... 

Russia wildfires cover above 21,500 ha

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Wildfire in Volgograd (former Stalingrad), situated on the western bank of the Volga River. The total land area ablaze in Russia has increased drastically over the past day as the government tries to fight the ongoing wildfires, according to the Russian emergencies ministry. The emergencies ministry officials have said that some 3,000 hectares of land has been covered by wildfires since Wednesday,... 

Gov. Rick Perry sees Texas wildfires as statewide emergency. FEMA doesn't?

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In a strongly worded letter to President Obama on April 16, Texas Gov. Rick Perry asked for a federal emergency declaration that would release more US resources – and cash – to fight what may be the worst wildfire season in Lone Star State history. “I have determined that this incident is of such severity and magnitude that effective response is beyond the capabilities of the state,”... 
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