Sequoias have evolved to withstand wildfires and even to spread their seeds with help from the heat. However, the more intense fires fueled by the climate crisis can be too much even for these trees.
New pipelines could help Canada export more tar sands, boosting the bottom lines of Alberta’s oil producers. But experts warn that Canada is charting a ‘path to climate crisis.’
PG&E's new infrastructure safety initiative is said to be the largest effort to lessen the risk of wildfire in the U.S.
NASA said smoke could also be seen in parts of Mongolia, Canada and western Greenland.
Climate change is now affecting every continent, region and ocean on Earth, and every facet of the weather.
Oregon’s timber industry has promoted the idea that private, logged lands are less prone to wildfires, but science doesn’t support that.
“That a sitting president—of any party—would deny their own citizens help during their time of greatest need, amid literal hellfire raining down on American cities, is beyond shameful.”
By continuing to hold fossil fuel investments, the logic goes, CalPERS may be taking some of that money and using it to add fuel to the wildfires of tomorrow.