Canada Braces for More Record-Breaking Heat and Escalating Wildfire Threats

In an unexpected turn, over 100 "zombie fires" have been reported actively burning in British Columbia this January, a prelude to what could be an even hotter and more destructive year. As the El Niño weather system extends into spring, forecasts indicate heightened risks, prompting urgent calls for enhanced wildfire prevention efforts. Experts emphasize the need for a paradigm shift, advocating proactive, pre-emptive responses over traditional reactive measures. With above-normal temperatures projected and below-normal snowpack across the country, Canada faces a pivotal moment in redefining strategies for managing the escalating wildfire threat. Find out more.