California Wildfires in August 2020

Historic wildfires are taking hold of Californians across the state, causing the implementation of mass evacuation orders. How did the wildfires start? As of noon today (August 24th), there are over 7000 wildfires across California in 2020 alone. Currently, there are nearly 700 active fires. Some of the largest fires have been started by lightning… Continue reading California Wildfires in August 2020

Chernobyl Wildfire

A wildfire has recently appeared near the Chernobyl nuclear power plants. Winds increased on Saturday, spreading the fire quickly. Although radiation levels are not at dangerous levels, they have seen an increase since the fires began. After the nuclear disaster what occured in 1986, the government cleared the local area and set up the Zone… Continue reading Chernobyl Wildfire