by Natasha Geiling Aug 13, 2015
As climate change threatens to make fire season worse and prison reforms are reducing the state's source of cheap labor, California is reckoning with how it will fight fires in the future.
by Samantha Page Aug 4, 2015
Fire season in California started early this year and has been exacerbated by drought and high temperatures.
by Natasha Geiling Jul 29, 2015
High temperatures and continued drought mean little relief for a West plagued by wildfire.
by Alan Pyke Jul 18, 2015
California is aflame amid the worst drought since 600 years before the printing press was invented.
by Marlene Cimons -- Guest Contributor Jul 15, 2015
"Do not delay seeking medical help if you experience symptoms of heart problems during smoke episodes from wildfires," said the study's author.
by Natasha Geiling Jul 15, 2015
The global area affected by wildfire has also doubled.
by Natasha Geiling Jul 7, 2015
Smoke from Canada's wildfires has caused air quality problems across the United States, from the Midwest into the Southeast.
by Natasha Geiling Jul 1, 2015
Large fires are burning from Alaska to Arizona, and the environmental consequences go far beyond burning trees.
by Natasha Geiling Jun 3, 2015
Ongoing drought combined with little precipitation means the 2015 fire season could be rough for the Western United States.
by Katie Valentine Apr 2, 2015
In total, the earth lost 69,500 square miles of forests in 2013, a chunk about twice the size of Portugal.