New York hits dangerous air pollution from wildfire smoke live updates in Canada

New York hits dangerous air pollution from wildfire smoke live updates in Canada

Mesmerizing drone footage shows the New York skyline blanketed in orange haze Sign up for Independent Climate’s email for the latest advice on how to save the planet Receive our free climate email New York City was blanketed in a sci-fi orange glow Wednesday afternoon as thicker smoke billowed south from Canada’s devastating wildfires. The … Read more

Smoke from Canadian wildfires envelops the east coast, disrupting daily life

Smoke from Canadian wildfires envelops the east coast, disrupting daily life

Comment on this storyComment Smoke from hundreds of wildfires raging across Canada engulfed the eastern United States Wednesday, disrupting the daily lives of tens of millions of Americans, creating a sea of ​​red-coded air quality alerts as far away as the Carolinas and causing widespread health concerns. Nowhere was the scene more eerie than in … Read more

Millions of people breathe dangerous air as smoke from Canadian wildfires billows south over the United States

Millions of people breathe dangerous air as smoke from Canadian wildfires billows south over the United States

NEW YORK (AP) Smoke from Canadian wildfires has poured into the East Coast and Midwest of the United States Wednesday, blanketing both nations’ capitals in an unhealthy haze, grounding flights at major airports, postponing Major League Baseball games and prompting people to dig up the face masks of the pandemic era. Canadian officials have asked … Read more

How did the wildfires start in Canada? A look at what’s fueling the fires that have blanketed the East Coast in smoke

How did the wildfires start in Canada?  A look at what's fueling the fires that have blanketed the East Coast in smoke

Over the past six weeks, massive wildfires have swept across Canada prompting mass evacuations and burning more than 3.3 million acres of land, larger than the state of Maryland. While Canada’s fire season runs from May to October, such destruction early in the season is rare. A month later, Canada is on track to have … Read more

Smoke from Wildfires: How to Minimize Health Risks | Cnn

Smoke from Wildfires: How to Minimize Health Risks |  Cnn

Cnn Millions of people across the US are on air quality alerts as smoke from Canadian bushfires wafts along the East Coast. Some schools in New York and Washington are canceling outdoor activities and airports are experiencing delays or ground stops due to poor visibility. Smoking can also cause health problems such as breathing difficulties, … Read more

Smoke from wildfires makes New York City’s air quality worst in the world

Animation showing smoke from a wildfire in the eastern United States

Millions of people in the eastern United States and Canada received health warnings from environmental regulators as thick smoke from northern bushfires wafted through cities from Ottawa to New York. Canada has been battling an active wildfire season with wildfires in most of its 10 provinces and territories for most of last month. Smoke from … Read more

Even healthy adults are at risk from smoke from Canadian wildfires: Experts

A woman wearing a face mask in New York City during poor air quality on June 7, 2023.

Meter From Jesse O’Neill June 7, 2023 | 1:56 pm Even healthy, fit adults would do well to stay indoors and take it easy as plumes of smoke from wildfires choke the air with an eerie orange haze over the New York City area, according to experts. Thick clouds descending from Quebec are expected to … Read more

Smoke from wildfires: Millions of people in North America face dangerous air quality, due to wildfires in Canada

The sun rises over a smoky New York City skyline.

More than 400 active wildfires erupted across Canada Tuesday night, according to authorities, exacerbating a wildfire season that has forced the evacuation of tens of thousands of people, created a sense of anxiety across the country and triggered air quality alerts hundreds of miles south in the United States. The danger from wildfires, which in … Read more

Smoke from wildfire stains the sun and causes health scares across much of the United States

Smoke from wildfire stains the sun and causes health scares across much of the United States

A tearful, cough-inducing smoky haze from Canadian wildfires choked a swathe of the eastern and northern US on Tuesday, with officials warning residents with health risks to stay indoors and keep windows closed. Health alerts have been issued from New York to the Carolinas and as far away as Minnesota. In New York City, the … Read more

Cosmic Smoke Signals: James Webb telescope discovers organic molecules in a distant galaxy

Galaxy of complex organic molecules

Astronomers using the Webb Telescope have discovered evidence of complex organic molecules resembling smoke or smog in the distant galaxy shown here. The galaxy, more than 12 billion light-years away, appears to line up almost perfectly with a second galaxy just three billion light-years from our perspective on Earth. In this false-color Webb image, the … Read more