Australia Braces for More Deva...

Jan 3, 2020 by

Australia is bracing for what is expected to be the worst weekend yet in an already devastating climate-fueled wildfire season that has ravaged the southeastern part of the country, killed at least 18 people and nearly half a billion animals, and destroyed 14.5 million acres of land.

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The destruction of the Amazon,...

Nov 25, 2019 by

The 2019 fires were just the tip of the iceberg. 

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Timebomb’: Fires devastate tig...

Nov 20, 2019 by

Another heavy fire season in Indonesia has taken a toll on the country’s remaining forest. In Sembilang National Park, on the island of Sumatra, fires raged into primary forest that provides vital habitat for critically endangered Sumatran tigers and elephants.

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A Forecast for a Warming World...

Oct 25, 2019 by

SAN FRANCISCO — Facing down 600 wildfires in the past three days alone, emergency workers rushed to evacuate tens of thousands of people in Southern California on Thursday as a state utility said one of its major transmission lines broke near the source of the out-of-control Kincade blaze in Northern California.

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Deforestation Is Getting Worse...

Sep 13, 2019 by

As fires in the Amazon draw attention to the problem, critics say big agribusinesses aren’t doing enough to stop deforestation in their supply chains.

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Global Climate Movement: Darke...

Aug 28, 2019 by

Wild fires burning in the Amazon and Siberia, unrelenting heat waves,100 year floods happening yearly are signs of our times, the worst of times.

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Arctic wildfires are releasing...

Aug 2, 2019 by

During the past few weeks, the top of the world has been burning. Vast swaths of the Arctic, from Alaska to Siberia, are on fire, with scientific agencies breaking out the term “unprecedented” to describe the situation.

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The bizarre and frightening co...

Nov 16, 2018 by

The Camp Fire, which destroyed the town of Paradise, is now the most destructive to ever hit California and the deadliest wildfire in modern American history.

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The Melting Arctic Is a Real-T...

Aug 30, 2018 by

The thawing of the Arctic is one of the biggest stories…

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Trump Is Really Trying to Set ...

Dec 18, 2017 by

[Translate] The Right Wing And the whole world burns. By Rebecca Gordon / TomDispatch Photo Credit: By Vadim Sadovski /...

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Firefighters made progress aga...

Dec 11, 2017 by

[Translate] Presented by*   TOP STORIES Santa Barbara County Under Siege The Thomas fire that started in Ventura County one week ago...

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Climate Change Is Triple Risk ...

Aug 27, 2017 by

[Translate] Emergency pumps at work on England’s River Parrett in the 2014 floods. (Noel Jenkins / Wikimedia Commons) Tim Radford...

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The Pacific Northwest’s fiery ...

Aug 7, 2017 by

[Translate] By Eric Holthaus GRIST.ORG It’s feeling a little apocalypse-y in the Pacific Northwest this week. With excessive heat...

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THE SOUTHWEST IS BURNING

Jun 26, 2017 by

[Translate] REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson climate desk By Maya L. Kapoor GRIST.ORG   This story was originally published by High Country...

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TENNESSEE WILDFIRE IS ‘U...

Nov 30, 2016 by

[Translate] Environment It’s unclear if the Southeast will become wetter or drier due to climate change—and that will have a big...

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Fire From New Mexico Fracking ...

Jul 17, 2016 by

[Translate] by Alejandro Davila Fragoso CLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: Kendra Pinto   A massive fire at a fracking site in rural New Mexico...

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FORT MCMURRAY FIRE: IT’S...

May 4, 2016 by

[Translate] By Valentina Ruiz Leotaud Wildfire in Fort McMurray. Photo provided by Dr. John Connor. It’s the largest fire...

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MONTANA FACES THE DEVASTATING ...

Dec 24, 2015 by

[Translate] by Alejandro Davila Fragoso CLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: (AP Photo/Matt Volz)   Global warming could severely hamper the...

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THE FIRES IN INDONESIA ARE A H...

Oct 10, 2015 by

[Translate] Climateby Samantha PageCLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana Military personnel watch a helicopter drop water...

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CLIMATE EXPERT JAMES HANSEN: &...

Sep 20, 2015 by

[Translate]   By Anne Meador and John Zangas, DC Media Group | Report Dr. James Hansen, a grandparent himself, was the keynote...

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DAHR JAMAIL: MOURNING THE CHAN...

Jul 25, 2015 by

[Translate] In early July, I asked Truthout readers to share the weather anomalies they are witnessing on their home turf. Large...

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THIS IS HOW THE WORLD CLIMATE ...

Jul 20, 2015 by

[Translate] by Ryan Koronowski CLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: NOAA   The state of the world’s climate is complex enough that it takes 413...

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Dahr Jamail | Species Extincti...

Feb 4, 2015 by

[Translate] I’m graced to live adjacent to Olympic National Park and have it as my backyard sanctuary. Recently, I hiked up to...

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