California wildfires: Cooler temperatures allow for progress fighting forest blaze

California wildfires: Cooler temperatures allow for progress fighting forest blazeCooler temperatures have aided firefighters as they begin to turn the tables on a large wildfire that has torn across Southern California. The Holy Fire was 41 per cent contained by Sunday afternoon after burning over 35.5 square miles of dry timber and brush at Cleveland National Forest, around 100 miles southeast of Los Angeles. “The weather out here in California seems to be cooling down today and over the next couple days, and that should hopefully help firefighters get even more containment,� said Lynne Tolmachoff, of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.


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Global warming risk: Rising temperatures from climate change linked to rise in suicides

Rising temperatures due to human-caused climate change could lead to increasing suicide rates in both the U.S. and Mexico, a study released Monday suggests. By comparing historical temperature and suicide data, researchers found a strong correlation between warm weather and increased suicides.

     

 

 


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A boy dies after he's left in a day care bus for more than three hours while temperatures soared

  1. A boy dies after he’s left in a day care bus for more than three hours while temperatures soared  Channel3000.com – WISC-TV3
  2. Houston Boy, 3, Dies After Being Forgotten in Texas Day Care Van for More Than 3 Hours  TIME
  3. Houston Dad Discovers Son, 3, Forgotten & Dead Inside Daycare Van In 113 Degree Heat  Hollywood Life
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Southern California heat wave: Temperatures reach 121 degrees, break records

  1. Southern California heat wave: Temperatures reach 121 degrees, break records  The Mercury News
  2. Record-Breaking Heat in California Led to Home-Destroying Wildfires  Gizmodo
  3. Scorching heat triggers red flag, excessive heat warnings across Southern California  KABC-TV
  4. Heat wave puts Southern California power grid under pressure  The San Diego Union-Tribune
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