California wildfires spawn first gigafire in modern history


California wildfires spawn first ‘gigafire’ in modern
California’s extraordinary year of wildfires has spawned another new milestone – the firstgigafire“, a blaze spanning 1m acres, in modern history. California fires set bleak record as 4m …


California Has Its First ‘Gigafire’ in Modern History
On Monday, the August Complex in Northern California surpassed 1 million acres burned, the threshold for a gigafire. It makes the first gigafire in modern history for California, more than doubling the total acreage burned for the previous record-setting fire. The August Complex is a series of blazes that on their own would be in the record books.


‘The First Time… But it Won’t Be the Last’: Climate …
This isn’t the first gigafire in U.S. history. But it is the first in modern Californian history, and the first in the country since the 2004 Taylor Complex Fire in Alaska, according to the National Interagency Fire Center. Most climate scientists blame global heating caused by greenhouse gas emissions from human activity for the surge in wildfires in recent years.


California wildfires spawn first ‘gigafire’ in modern
August complex fire expanded beyond 1m acres, elevating it from a mere ‘megafire’ to a new classification: ‘gigafire’California’s extraordinary year of wildfires has spawned another new milestone – the firstgigafire“, a blaze spanning 1m acres, in modern history.On Monday, the August complex fire in northern California expanded beyond 1m acres, elevating it from a mere …


California fire is now a ‘gigafire,’ a rare designation …
California recorded its first gigafire in modern history on Monday, after the expansive August Complex in the northern part of the state scorched more than a million acres.


California sees first ever ‘gigafire’ and passes 4 million …
Five of the top six fires in California’s modern history have occurred this year. This includes the largest single fire on record, which is the Creek Fire, that has charred more than 320,000 acres.


California fire now a ‘gigafire,’ a rare designation for …
California recorded its first gigafire in modern history on Monday, after the expansive August Complex in the northern part of the state scorched more than a million acres.


California wildfires take first gigfire in modern history
The extraordinary year of California’s unprecedented year has created another new milestone – the modernGigafire“, a shining one-meter-wide expanse in modern history. On Monday, the August complex fire in Northern California spread to more than 1 million acres, simply upgrading it from “Megfire” to a new classification, “Gigfire …


California fire is now a ‘gigafire,’ a rare designation …
California recorded its first gigafire in modern history on Monday, after the expansive August Complex in the northern part of the state scorched more than a million acres. … This fire season


California blazes: Gigafire used to describe August Complex
California recorded its first gigafire in modern history on Monday, after the expansive August Complex in the northern part of the state scorched more than 400,000 hectares. READ MORE: California

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