The average number of large wildfires burning across the Western U.S. each year has tripled from the 1970s to the 2010s.
The first-ever national analysis of state level preparedness for climate-driven, weather-related threats in all 50 states.
An updated Climate Central analysis shows large wildfires are becoming more common and destructive.
As the graphic shows, people cause most wildfires. But lightning-ignited fires burn by far the most territory.
The highlights of NOAA's 2013 Spring climate summary.
The number of big fires has shot up since 1970, with the largest number occurring during the years with the highest temperatures.
From Hurricane Sandy to record heat, here is our list of the top 10 extreme weather and climate events of 2012.
A look at which states were hit hardest by extreme climate and weather events in 2011.