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Tag Results - WESTERN WILDFIRES

Wildfire Season Preview

Wildfire Season Preview

May 29, 2019

As the wildfire season begins, data reported to the U.S. Forest Service shows an increase in the number and acres burned of large western wildfires, especially in warmer years.

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.