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Extreme wildfires in British Columbia, Canada, pumped so much smoke into the upper atmosphere in August 2017 that an enormous cloud circled most of the Northern Hemisphere - a finding in the journal Science that will help scientists model the climate impacts of nuclear war.

Europe's massive heat wave is on its way out -- and it's leaving a slew of broken temperature records in its wake.

An extremely large fire was seen in a Suomi NPP satellite image in the Northern Territory of Australia on June 14, 2019.

February has just begun and already weather extremes are being seen throughout the country of Chile. In the northern part of Chile one of the world's driest deserts is flooding and in the south some of the planet's wettest woodlands are burning.

California has been dealing with record breaking fires for the past month and they aren't even halfway through their fire season.

The major fires burning in Northern California's wine country continue to burn relentlessly, forcing additional mass evacuations.

Orbital View Of Wildfires in California

Wildfires continue to cause widespread destruction in the Sonoma Valley and Napa Valley areas of California.

NASA's Aqua satellite captured a large area of smoke from the Long Valley Wildfire that was affecting Yosemite National Park.

Wildfires break out in the boreal forests of eastern Russia most summers, but last year was particularly bad.

The Punjab province in India has even more fires brewing than it did last week.

The Loma Fire in California broke out on September 26, 2016, and quickly spread to be 2,250 acres in size.

NASA scientists and two research aircraft are on their way to a unique natural laboratory off the Atlantic coast of southwest Africa to study a major unknown in future climate prediction.

NASA's Suomi NPP satellite detected thousands of fires burning in central Africa on July 11, 2016.

Wildfires have been raging in Canada's Alberta province for nearly three weeks, causing widespread destruction and forcing thousands of people from their homes. As the blaze grows and shifts, satellites are tracking its movement.

Tim Peake: Thoughts are with all those affected by the fires - Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada Credits: ESA/NASA Larger image

The Fort McMurray wildfire in Alberta, Canada, continues to burn and the smoke and heat from the intense fires are detectable by satellite.

In Nepal, the dry month of April always brings an increase in fire activity. However, the fires were particularly widespread in April 2016.

On April 20, 2016, the Operational Land Imager (OLI) on the Landsat 8 satellite acquired these images of the Rocky Mount fire in Virginia.

As the agricultural season continues in Western Africa, fires dot the landscape from Guinea to Benin.

Orbital View of Numerous Fires in China

In China, there is a peak in fire activity in October after the maize harvest, although most of the fire activity occurs in June after the wheat harvest.

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