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Video: Why Wildfires Have Gotten Worse — And What We Can Do About It

. Megafires, individual fires that burn more than 100,000 acres, are on the rise in the western United States — the direct result of unintentional yet massive changes we’ve brought … Continue reading

November 17, 2018 · Leave a comment

Jessica Corbett: California Fires Are the Nightmare that Climate Scientists Long Predicted

Wildfires ravaging the state have “spawned bizarre pyrotechnics, from firenados to towering pyrocumulus clouds that evoke a nuclear detonation.” . Flames from the Carr Fire burn through trees and a … Continue reading

August 2, 2018 · 2 Comments

Jake Johnson: ‘It’s a Monster’ — California’s Thomas Fire Now Largest in State History

California’s Thomas Fire has been raging for just over two weeks in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties, and it has already torn through hundreds of homes, more than a thousand … Continue reading

December 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

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