As intense as the wildfires have been this year, they provide just a glimpse of the future of the American West.
Ranchers out West are being forced to move their cattle eastward in order to escape extreme drought conditions.
Researchers examine the relationship between flowers and their pollinators on Washington's highest mountain.
Many Pacific Ocean areas may become uninhabitable due to sea level rise, coastal inundation and shifting rainfall.
A river of rain and snowmelt plunging into Yosemite Valley collide against rocks at the bottom, sending up a rainbow.
To reduce the risk of adding to Colorado's wildfire woes, a fireworks ban that outlaws private operation of fireworks is in place.
This extraordinary time-lapse video shows smoke & flames from the Flagstaff fire burning in mountains above Boulder, Colo.
With Colorado wildfires raging, this chart shows the key role played by the lack of snowfall, and early snowmelt.