Wednesday’s heat smashed a 50-year Yellowknife record
Yellowknife had its hottest May 23 yet. Meanwhile, the Northwest Territories has recorded its first forest fire of the 2018 season.
NWT’s 2014 ‘megafires’ central to new climate change study
That summer’s wildfires are central to a new paper which in part suggests efforts to control climate change could be undermined by growing ‘megafires’.
How bad will 2018’s wildfire season be in the NWT?
The Northwest Territories’ fire operations manager gave his first forecast for the upcoming wildfire season in a call with reporters on Monday afternoon.