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Canadian Wildfires, Climate Change, and Opportunities for Electric Utilities to Tackle Them Together

Canada’s wildfire season got off to an early start, with unprecedented impacts across the country. Earlier this year, NASA confirmed that wildfires have indeed gotten worse globally – in intensity, severity, geographic area burned, and the duration of the wildfire season. Not only does this greatly and negatively affect the ecosystem, but human health as well. In this article, learn about some of the actions electric utilities in the region are taking to mitigate these risks, and how they are learning from their peers around the globe.

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Global Connections Section includes invited articles and interviews along with CIGRE articles to broaden global power system expertise. Invited authors and interviews approved by the Electra Editorial Board may express opinions solely their own.

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