By Ari Phillips on April 17, 2014
Cal Fire recently hired nearly 100 additional seasonal firefighters to help carry the load. There's already been about triple the average number of fires for the year to date.
By Joanna M. Foster on April 10, 2014
With wildfire season just around the corner and much of the west and southwest still dangerously dry, the Obama Administration has released its National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy.
By Joanna M. Foster on April 6, 2014
Siberia could be headed for an epic wildfire season as an unusually warm spring leads to much earlier than expected blazes.
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By Joanna M. Foster on February 25, 2014
President Obama announced plans Monday to change how the rising costs of fighting wildfires will be paid for.
By Joanna M. Foster on January 21, 2014
Insurers shelled out a record C$3.2 billion ($2.92 billion) to cover claims in Canada in 2013, thanks to the record-breaking extreme weather that slammed the country last year.
By Ryan Koronowski on January 18, 2014
"All I can report to you is it's not raining today and it's not likely to rain for several weeks," Governor Brown told Californians in a news conference in San Francisco on Friday.
By Kiley Kroh on December 27, 2013
As California enters its third consecutive dry winter, with no sign of relief on the horizon, fears are growing over increased wildfire activity and additional stress placed on already strained water supplies.
By Joanna M. Foster on December 17, 2013
The 2013 California wildfire season began in early May and now an unusually late fire in Big Sur, is extending the season well into December.
By Joanna M. Foster on December 11, 2013
The latest Vital Signs report on Yellowstone National Park shows that the world's first national park has a fever.
By Katie Valentine on November 22, 2013
California has more homes at risk of wildfire than any state in the U.S.