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Tennessee Wildfire is ‘Unlike Anything We’ve Ever Seen’

Intense drought and powerful winds conspired to whip a massive wildfire that endangered Gatlinburg, Tenn.

What a Warmer Future Means for Southeastern Wildfires

Drought is fueling large wildfires in the Southeast, but the future of wildfires there in a warming climate is murky.

Climate Change Behind Surge in Western Wildfires

Global warming is being blamed for 44 percent of the total area burned in Western forest fires since 1984.

With Warming, Western Fires May Sicken More People

Tens of millions more Western residents are expected to suffer from sickening "smoke waves" as temperatures rise.

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.

Climate Change’s Fingerprints All Over California Wildfires

This year's wildfire season in California shows signs of influence from climate change.

Weather Disasters Can Fuel War in Volatile Countries

Weather-related disasters made worse by climate change could make world peace more elusive.

Double Shock of El Niño, La Niña Could Affect 100 Million

More than 100 million people could be affected by the combined impact of El Niño and La Niña.

Alberta Wildfires Costliest Disaster in Canadian History

The Fort McMurray wildfire was the costliest natural disaster in Canadian history, ringing up $3.58 billion in losses.

Seven Climate Records Set So Far in 2016

From soaring temperatures to Arctic sea ice melting and CO2 concentrations rising, this year is smashing records.

Southeast Asian Fires Emitted Most Carbon Since 1997

Forest fires in Southeast Asia last year produced carbon emissions higher than in the whole of the European Union.

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.

Climate Change is Tipping Scales Toward More Wildfires

New analysis shows how climate change is influencing a dramatic increase in large western wildfires.

Dead Trees Adding to California Firefighters’ Battle

California's overworked firefighters are being forced to take on another task — clearing dead trees.

Everything You Need to Know About Wildfires in One Map

Wildfire season is about to kick off in earnest. Here's how you can track it, one fire at a time.

Wildfires Disrupt Oil Sands, Exposing Climate Risk

Wildfires have forced a drastic cut to oil sands production in Canada, exposing a growing climate risk.

Spike in Alaska Wildfires is Worsening Global Warming

A report from the USGS says northern wildfires must now be seen as a significant driver of climate change.

Global Warming Threatens the World’s Special Places

The world's most special cultural and natural sites are already being ravaged by climate change.

Cities ‘Woefully Unprepared’ for Rising Disaster Risk

Cities around the world are failing to plan for fast-increasing risks from extreme weather, the World Bank says.

Chilling Video Shows Wildfire Damage in Fort McMurray

Wildfire has ravaged the town of Fort McMurray and likely caused more than $1 billion in losses.

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Arctic Sea Ice Thinning: Fall Fall view: Arctic sea ice has been getting thinner, even faster than its area has been shrinking

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