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Area Burned by Wildfires is Increasing

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Area Burned by Wildfires is Increasing

Climate change is one reason the area burned by western wildfires is increasing.

Number of Large Fires Rising in the West

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Number of Large Fires Rising in the West

The number of large wildfires in the West is rising and climate change is playing a role.

Climate and Climate Change at the Rio Olympics

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Climate and Climate Change at the Rio Olympics

We look at the general climate of Brazil and some of the potential climate change impacts there ahead of the Rio Olympics.

Hotter Years, More Fires

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Hotter Years, More Fires

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

Is Your State Prepared for Climate Change?

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Is Your State Prepared for Climate Change?

Each state receives a conventional letter grade to illustrate its climate change preparedness overall and for five specific hazards: heat, drought, wildfires, inland & coastal flooding.

State-level Preparedness Report Cards

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State-level Preparedness Report Cards

The first-ever national analysis of state level preparedness for climate-driven, weather-related threats in all 50 states.

Western Wildfire Trends

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Western Wildfire Trends

An updated Climate Central analysis shows large wildfires are becoming more common and destructive.

Lightning-Caused Wildfires

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Lightning-Caused Wildfires

As the graphic shows, people cause most wildfires. But lightning-ignited fires burn by far the most territory.