forest fires

268 days ago

Tom Winnifrith podcast: as I wake up to another morning of Greek rain, I consider Forest Fires and the BBC's claim that Greece will become a desert

It rained overnight here and it is raining again this morning and the forecast is that it will rain again all day. After yesterday’s deluge I consider the reporting of the BBC and other Doom Goblin cultists of Greek forest fires and also of weather patterns this year in Greece and claims that this country will become a desert.

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774 days ago

Photo Article from the Greek Hovel - for Uncle Chris, the global warming is still here

When he was alive, this was an annual ritual. Now Christopher Booker is in a better place, there is no reason for this to stop. The photo is of climate change, or rather, the lack of it, here in Southern Greece.

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775 days ago

Photo Article from the Greek Hovel: Taking part at the end of the burning season

In Greece, this time of year is known as the “burning season”. We start fires in the olive groves, thus averting their spread over the summer. Therefore, as you drive up from Kalamata to Kambos, everywhere you see small plumes of smoke rising from the fields, as folks rush to finish their burning – before it becomes illegal.

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1026 days ago

Forest Fire and global warming report from the Greek Hovel

You will, no doubt, have seen the reports of huge forest fires hitting southern and central Greece and might just have wondered if the hovel has yet been affected. Yes and No.It is okay, its occupants are a bit jittery.

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