Wildfire Season Concludes

The area burned by wildfires in Canada this year exceeded 18 million hectares and burned 1,740 megatonnes of CO2, roughly three times Canada’s human-made emissions from 2022. As fire season winds down, Team Advantage examines this new, fun, half-year-long weather phenomenon, and considers the role of fossil fuels and the end of “cheap nature.” 

Further reading:
John Vaillant – Fire Weather
Edward Struzik – Firestorm: How Wildfire Will Shape Our Future
Alex Callinicos – The New Age of Catastrophe
Jason Moore – Capitalism in the Web of Life 

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