Earthwindmap showing harmful PM2.5 Particulates being released by wildfires into the air from fires in the Amazon and California.
So far this summer the Northern Hemisphere has probably reached a new level in wildfires with Europe's Copernicus Atmospheric Monitoring System, (CAMS) claiming the number, size, persistency and intensity have been remarkable.
Out of control wildfires have been raging in northeastern Siberia since June and are still burning in many areas. North America has had an unprecedented year with the usual suspect California crippled by wildfires for the 5th year on record and no end in site but also Canada and the Pacific Northwest have also being ravaged.
Mediterranean countries have seen a massive uptick in wildfires this summer too with Greece, Spain and Italy all suffering horrendous wildfires and the season is not officially over.
These wildfires are not going away, they are increasing with devastating strength annually as climate chaos warms the planet, with summer in the Northern Hemisphere cooling down the Southern Hemisphere will burst into wildfire action, Australia, Indonesia and the Amazon, all are surely in for devastating bushfire seasons.
According to GFAS data, August was a record month for fires, releasing an estimated 1384.6 megatons of CO globally into the atmosphere.