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Wildfires rage across US West Coast

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In this image taken with a slow shutter speed, embers light up a hillside behind the Bidwell Bar Bridge as the Bear Fire burns in Oroville, Calif., on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020. The blaze, part of the lightning-sparked North Complex, expanded at a critical rate of spread as winds buffeted the region. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

Wildfires are raging across the entire West Coast of the US stretching from Washington State to Southern California.

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Major wildfires rage on in parts of Northern California

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Flames consumes both sides of a segment of Lake Berryessa during the Hennessey fire in the Spanish Flat area of Napa, California on August 18, 2020. JOSH EDELSON/AFP via Getty Images

Thousands of people have been evacuated from their homes in Northern California after fires burned through more than 350,000 acres, according to Cal Fire.

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Climate emergency ‘a danger to peace’, UN Security Council hears

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“The climate emergency is a danger to peace”, said Miroslav Jenča, the UN Assistant Secretary-General for Europe, Central Asia and the Americas, as he called on peace and security actors to play their role and help speed up implementation of the landmark Paris Agreement on climate change.

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