Over 400 wildfires are currently burning across Canada, leading to evacuation orders and fresh evacuations in British Columbia, Alberta, and Quebec.
The smoke from the fires has reached the United States, including New York City, impacting air quality and remaining unhealthy for sensitive groups.
Natural Resources Canada predicts above-normal fire activity throughout most of the country until September, indicating an ongoing wildfire crisis.
Quebec, in particular, is facing a historic challenge with numerous fires and evacuations affecting approximately 14,000 people.
Human-caused climate change is a major factor contributing to increased wildfire risk & the occurrence of intense and prolonged heatwaves, leading to critical fire weather conditions.
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