News in Review B.C. Burning: 2017 Summer of the Wildfires

News in Review B.C. Burning: 2017 Summer of the Wildfires

In 2017, British Columbia experienced its worst wildfire season in its history. At its height 45,000 people were forced to flee their homes and more than 900,000 hectares were burning. This item looks at B.C.’s summer of the wildfire and examines the role that climate change is playing in terms of longer fire seasons and what it means for future generations. 

  • 2017
  • 00:15:46
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/26/2017
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Metadata

Edition
September 2017
Subjects
Wildfires -- British Columbia -- Prevention and control [LCSH] Forest fires -- British Columbia -- Prevention and control [LCSH] Forest fires -- Environmental aspects -- British Columbia [LCSH] Fire ecology -- British Columbia [LCSH] Science [LCSH] Environmental sciences [LCSH] Forests and forestry [LCSH]
Team
Michael Serapio (Host), Briar Stewart (Journalist), Stephanie Skenderis (Journalist), Wendy Mesley (Journalist)
Closed captioning
Available
MARC Record
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Teacher Guide(s)

  • NIR-17-09 - B.C. Burning: 2017 Summer of the Wildfires

    NIR-17-09 - B.C. Burning: 2017 Summer of the Wildfires

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