2015 Paradise downtown street project reducing 4 lanes to 2, may have created dangerous evacuation bottleneck during #CampFire

The ironically titled “Downtown Paradise Safety Project” may have created a deadly evacuation bottleneck. We have all seen videos of the horror of the exodus from the town of Paradise, CA during the November 8th, 218 #CampFire, with many people reporting gridlock like conditions that caused them to abandon vehicles and run on foot from the…

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Huge #CampFire seen from space by GOES satellite

Here is a short video of the GOES16 satellite imagery of the extremely dangerous, fast-moving “Camp” wildfire in wildland-urban interface currently burning through Paradise, California at an estimated 80 acres per minute. It went from ignition at 6:30AM to over 17,000 acres as of this writing. Some videos of narrow escapes can be seen here.…

NASA alarmism headline: ‘A World On Fire’

From NASA Goddard. The world is on fire. Or so it appears in this image from NASA’s Worldview. The red points overlaid on the image designate those areas that by using thermal bands detect actively burning fires. Africa seems to have the most concentrated fires. This could be due to the fact that these are…

A Geological Perspective of Wildfires

Guest essay by David Middleton Warning: This is a long post, >5,200 words. Introduction This post was inspired by Anthony Watts’ recent post about wildfires and their unwillingness to cooperate with the Gorebal Warming narrative. If the “climate” was warming faster or sea level was rising faster “than at any time in the past 2000…

#CarrFire – Satellite Shows California Shrouded in Smoke

NASA’s Aqua satellite captured this natural color image of the fires in California and the resultant smoke that has shrouded the state and swept eastward as far as Salt Lake City and still moving. Dangerous and deadly fires have broken out across the state including the Carr fire inferno and the long-standing Ferguson fire near…