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Here’s How Wildfire Pollution Harms Health

Here’s How Wildfire Pollution Harms Health

Warming temperatures combined with drought conditions are major factors for the increase in wildfires.

Area Burned by Wildfires is Increasing

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

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.

More Water Flowing in California This Year

More Water Flowing in California This Year

More water is flowing this year in California from frequent storms and melting snowpack.

Western Snowpack Up, But Less Likely in the Future

Western Snowpack Up, But Less Likely in the Future

Western snowpack at the end of the the wet season is up this year — but that's less likely in the future.

Hotter Years, More Fires

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.

100 Years of Warming at the National Parks

100 Years of Warming at the National Parks

Each of the National Parks faces unique challenges from climate change, including increased heat.

Nenana Ice Classic: 100 Years

Nenana Ice Classic: 100 Years

The rapidly warming Arctic is already impacting Alaska, as earlier ice breakups on the Tanana River are more likely.