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Wildfires Threaten Northern Alberta
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Wildfires Threaten Northern Alberta

Some residents of High Level, Canada, were forced to evacuate in the face of a large and out-of-control wildfire that has started advancing toward the town.

Published May 20, 2019

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Wildfire Smoke Shrouds Mexico City
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Wildfire Smoke Shrouds Mexico City

Officials declared an environmental emergency due to unhealthy air quality.

Published May 16, 2019

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Fires Burn Across the UK
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Fires Burn Across the UK

It is not even summertime, but already the United Kingdom has seen a significant number of wildfires.

Published May 6, 2019

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Net Radiation
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Net Radiation

Net radiation is the balance between incoming and outgoing energy at the top of the atmosphere. It is the total energy available to influence climate after light and heat are reflected, absorbed, or emitted by clouds and land.

Jul 2006 — Apr 2019

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Land Surface Temperature
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Land Surface Temperature

Land surface temperatures rise and fall with the heat of the Sun, and they represent how hot or cold the surface would feel to touch. These maps show daytime land temperatures as measured from space.

Feb 2000 — Apr 2019

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