This year’s fires have already burned nearly three times as many acres as the same time last year. Experts say climate change has increased the length of fire season.
“A wildland fire (budget) cut is a human health cut.”
Scientists have tied California's fires to rising temperatures and years of epic drought.
Texas. Florida. Puerto Rico. California. The growing climate disaster toll ought to raise questions about where humans can and should live.
More than 11,000 firefighters are battling the wildfires, with the support of hundreds of fire engines and dozens of helicopters and airplanes.
Fire officials are preparing for conditions to worsen with high winds expected to return.
The companies responsible for the climate crisis should cover the costs of fighting wildfires and recovering from hurricanes.
The Karuk were once denied the right to practice an ancient tradition. Now scientific and resource management circles are seeing the merits of controlled burning.