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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

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

This Map Shows Warming’s Fingerprints on Weather

A new, interactive map shows where studies have found a discernible role for warming in extreme weather events.

The West Is on Fire As Heat Records Fall

A scorcher of a heat wave broke temperature records across the West and helped fuel new wildfires.

Global Warming Tipped Scales in Europe’s Heat Wave

A major heat wave that helped fuel deadly wildfires in Portugal was more likely because of global warming.

These NASA Images Show Siberia Burning Up

Large wildfires are becoming increasing common and severe in boreal forests around the world.

Climate Change Altering Droughts, Impacts Across U.S.

Climate change may be altering the characteristics and impacts of drought across the U.S.

Sharp Uptick in Wildfires Strains Great Plains Agencies

The number of large wildfires burning up swaths of the Great Plains rose 350 percent during 30 years.

100 Days of Climate

Over Trump's first 100 days, we're going to show what science tells us about our warming world.

Scientists: Get Used to Wildfires in a Warming World

Communities across the West will have to adapt to living with the ever-increasing threat of wildfires.

New Posters Imagine National Parks in 2050; It’s Not Pretty

A new poster series takes iconic landscapes and imagines what they’ll look like in 2050 with climate change.

Trump Order Targets Local Efforts to Adapt to Warming

President Trump's executive order also targets local efforts to adapt to climate change.

Drought, Weather Fuel Record Oklahoma Wildfires

A dearth of precipitation and windy, dry weather have fueled a record winter wildfire season in Oklahoma.

Humans Blamed for Starting Most Wildfires in the U.S.

Five out of every six wildfires battled in the Lower 48 were started by a human, new research shows.

Food Security, Forests At Risk Under Trump’s USDA

U.S. forest health and the ability of farmers to respond to climate change are at risk under Trump's USDA.

How Climate Change Impacted 2015’s Extreme Weather

Climate change boosted the odds or intensity of many of 2015's extreme weather events, an annual report finds.

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.

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Carbon Capture and Sequestration off the NJ Coast A demonstration of the process of carbon capture and sequestration for the proposed PurGen plant in Linden, NJ

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