Climate Change Will Force a Ne...

Oct 12, 2020 by

Climate Change Will Force a New American Migration

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Scientists didn’t expect wildf...

Oct 6, 2020 by

Scientists didn’t expect wildfires this terrible for another 30 years

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California inmates fight fires...

Sep 15, 2020 by

California inmates fight fires for pennies. Now they have a path to turn pro.

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In the US West Scorched by Wil...

Sep 14, 2020 by

In the US West Scorched by Wildfires, We Can Barely Breathe. It’s Going to Get Worse.

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A California plan for wildfire...

Aug 28, 2020 by

A California plan for wildfires that actually matches the scale of the problem

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Ancient Redwood Trees Are Burn...

Aug 25, 2020 by

Ancient Redwood Trees Are Burning In California

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Intense Arctic Wildfires Set a...

Jul 7, 2020 by

Intense Arctic Wildfires Set a Pollution Record

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As a Virus Does, so Too a Fire

Jun 11, 2020 by

As a Virus Does, so Too a Fire

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How Europe Turned Into a Perfe...

Feb 5, 2020 by

TIVISSA, Spain — Forests are getting some high-profile attention lately.

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Australia’s Iconic Platy...

Jan 30, 2020 by

A new study raises concerns about the decline of platypus populations. UNSW Science

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Trump Admin Manipulated Wildfi...

Jan 27, 2020 by

Respecting scientists has never been a priority for the Trump Administration. Now, a new investigation from The Guardian revealed that Department of the Interior political appointees sought to play up carbon emissions from California’s wildfires while hiding emissions from fossil fuels as a way to encourage more logging in the national forests controlled by the Interior department.

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Earth’s Hottest Decade o...

Dec 19, 2019 by

As global warming intensified, people and ecosystems felt the climate changing, from the hurricane-ravaged coasts to the fast-warming Arctic.

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How much can one person do to ...

Dec 17, 2019 by

Helping to limit global warming can seem like a daunting task for one person. But, as with all massive undertakings, breaking it down into smaller steps can make it seem more manageable.

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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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Wildfires Are Making Californi...

Oct 31, 2019 by

A new study examines the human health costs of the fires.

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What western states can learn ...

Oct 30, 2019 by

For several months in 2019, it seemed wildfires wouldn’t rage across the West as they had in recent years. But then came the dry autumn and California’s Santa Ana and Diablo winds, which can drive the spread of wildfires

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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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Here’s why California is...

Oct 13, 2019 by

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has cut the power on millions of Californians. It is a pre-emptive move to cut the company’s liabilities for potential wildfires. The announcement and subsequent handling of this forced blackout has been chaotic.

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Elizabeth Warren’s new climate...

Oct 11, 2019 by

A number of Democratic candidates for president have released ambitious environmental plans that make the environmental platforms of yore look like yesterday’s lunch.

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What Are Californians Supposed...

Oct 10, 2019 by

PG&E is turning off the power to protect against another fire. It’s created a new kind of disaster.

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Want to know what climate chan...

Oct 8, 2019 by

Adrienne Titus was heading back to her parents’ village on a sweltering afternoon in early July when she saw the dead salmon.

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Why California is fighting fir...

Sep 19, 2019 by

What if the answer to California’s wildfire woes is more fire?

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Parts of California are too wi...

Aug 26, 2019 by

California is facing yet another real estate-related crisis, but we’re not talking about its sky-high home prices. According to newly released data, it’s simply become too risky to insure houses in big swaths of the wildfire-prone state.

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Siberian Wildfires Prompt Russ...

Jul 31, 2019 by

Temperatures that have been soaring with climate change combined with lightning and winds to burn vast areas of forest and send smoke hundreds of miles into cities.

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Alaska’s Hess Creek Fire...

Jul 18, 2019 by

The Hess Creek Fire has been burning since June 21 in the middle of the state near Livengood, about 80 miles north of the city of Fairbanks.

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Alaska Chokes on Wildfires as ...

Jul 11, 2019 by

Fires are spreading farther north, burning more intensely and starting earlier, in line with what scientists have warned would happen with climate change.

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Study: Home Wildfire Resistanc...

Jun 11, 2019 by

A recent side-by-side comparison at the IBHS Research Center shows how builders can construct more fire-resistant homes.

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Greenland’s Hidden Secret

May 29, 2019 by

Greenland is the Key to Global Sea Level Rise

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When dam burst, here’s how one...

Apr 9, 2019 by

Flooding is a perennial danger for people living along Great Plains watersheds. But this spring the challenge has been epic in scale, calling forth individual resilience and the bonds of community.

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The Vulnerability of Californi...

Mar 25, 2019 by

A new study suggests flooding could surpass some of the state’s worst natural disasters.

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