Rebecca Gordon: Rain and Heat, Fire and Snow
Life in a Destabilized California
Jane Braxton Little: Inferno
Climate Disaster Is Turning the Planet into a Tinderbox.
Leonore Wilson: Three Poems About the Fires
their beaks held
tiny morsels of tenderness
as if they were ripped
from temple vaults…
Michelle Bitting: The Great Fire
When plague grips a grand city in its pitch and airless
fist, flames bore holes in flesh that the rats sing
Emily E. Schlickman, et al: A case for retreat in the age of fire as wildfires threaten homes in the West
As fire risk rises, is it time to consider managed retreat?
William deBuys: New Mexico’s Megafires Mark a Turning Point
We have entered the Pyrocene, the Epoch of Fire.
Jane Braxton Little: A Tour Guide to Hell on Earth, Small Town-Style
Climate Change, Up Close and Personal
Tom Engelhardt: Our Not-So-Slow-Motion Apocalypse
A heating planet is a danger, not in some distant time, but right now — yesterday, today, and tomorrow.
Derrick Z. Jackson: Election day is nearing, but there’s no end in sight to Trump’s attacks on science
Will the American electorate end up asking for an encore performance of this full-throated rejection of scientific evidence?
Paul Christensen: Three Cheers for Autumn
I woke up this morning to a chill in the air. I closed the bedroom windows and shivered into my clothes, then hurried down to the kitchen to consult the … Continue reading
Elizabeth Weil: The Climate Crisis Is Happening Right Now
Record high temperatures. Record fires. Record smoke. Former California Gov. Jerry Brown has a few things to say about the state’s converging apocalypses.