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Tag Results - WESTERN WILDFIRES

Wildfire Smoke Waves

Wildfire Smoke Waves

Aug 15, 2018

Wildfire pollution is threatening the advancements the U.S. has made in cleaning its air, and with climate change, that risk continues to grow.

2017 Review: Billion-Dollar Disasters

2017 Review: Billion-Dollar Disasters

Dec 20, 2017

2017 was the year of the billion-dollar disaster. There have been 15 billion-dollar weather-related disasters in the U.S. in 2017, and the year may finish as the costliest on record.

California Wildfire Resources

California Wildfire Resources

Oct 12, 2017

Wildfires continuing to ravage California, and the worsening wildfire trend in the western U.S. is a sign of a changing climate.

Western Wildfires

Western Wildfires

Jul 26, 2017

The number of large wildfires is trending upward in the western U.S. Higher temperatures from increasing greenhouse gases are making conditions more conducive for the spread of fires.

Western Wildfires: Hotter Years, More Fires

Western Wildfires: Hotter Years, More Fires

Jun 28, 2016

The average number of large wildfires burning across the Western U.S. each year has tripled from the 1970s to the 2010s.