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U.S. Forest Service Stretched After Record Wildfires Year

"Climate change is real and it is with us," says top government official after 10.1 million acres burned in 2015.

These Paintings Turn Climate Data Into Art

Maine-based artist Jill Pelto is turning hard climate data into haunting watercolor paintings.

Wildfires Are Burning Some of the World’s Oldest Trees

Tasmania's rainforest is burning up in the wake of its most severe two-year drought on record.

Western Australia Wildfire Brings Widespread Destruction

A major wildfire has destroyed a town and charred 143,000 acres in Western Australia.

The 2015 Wildfire Season Set an Ominous Record

For the first time on record, U.S. wildfires burned more than 10 million acres in a year.

The 7 Most Interesting Climate Findings of the Year

From disappearing ice sheets to rising temperature to megadroughts, these are the top climate science studies.

El Niño Impacts Could Spark Amazon Fires Next Fall

An El Niño-fueled drought this winter could spawn massive fires in the Amazon next fall.

World Unites, Delivers Hopeful Climate Deal

After decades of failed talks, a new climate pact from Paris gives the world hope it can limit global warming.

These Tiny Satellites Could Keep an Eye on Wildfires

Soon, satellites smaller than a shoebox could offer real-time monitoring for wildfires.

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, dro…

Climate Matters: States At Risk

States at Risk: America’s Preparedness Report Card summarizes the changing nature of key threats and corresponding levels of preparedness in…

State-level Preparedness Report Cards

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

States At Risk: America’s Preparedness Report Card

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

Attribution Studies Home in on Climate Change Signal

The role of climate change in extreme weather events is examined in an annual compilation of attribution studies.

Warming Is Increasing Wildfire Risks in California

Climate change is worsening wildfire risks in the West, but pinpointing its effects remains difficult.

Indonesia’s Fires Are Driving Climate, Public Health Crises

El Niño is helping drive large fires in Indonesia, creating a climate and public health crisis.

Study Ties Warming Temps to Uptick in Huge Wildfires

Small temperature increases due to climate change could contribute to wildfires in Western mountains.

Warming May Boost Carbon Storage on Public Lands

Public lands could store 20 percent more carbon by 2050 because of climate change, a new study says.

Shift in the Weather. WXshift, that is

Come check out the new weather and climate site: wxshift.com

Firestorm Leaves ‘Mass Destruction’ in California

Drought-fueled wildfires over the weekend destroyed hundreds of homes and killed at least one person.

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2013 Hurricane Season This season was the least active since 1982 and the sixth-quietest since 1950.

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