Blogs Wildfires

Weather Extremes Widespread over Memorial Day Holiday

  • Published: May 29th, 2012

From record heat to a powerful tropical storm, Memorial Day Weekend will long be remembered for its extreme weather.

Southwest Wildfires Expand; Dangerous Weekend Ahead

  • Published: May 25th, 2012

Fanned by strong winds, two wildfires in New Mexico merged and tripled in size this week in the Gila National Forest.

New York Times Publishes a Searing Drought Story, But Completely Misses the Climate Change Angle

  • Published: Jul 12th, 2011

A New York Times story on the intense drought in the Southern US fails to mention any possible climate change role, instead blaming La Nina.

Global Warming Goes Nuclear

  • Published: Jun 29th, 2011

Flooding has encircled two nuclear power plants, and a wildfire is threatening a nuclear weapons lab. Is this what "nuclear" global warming looks like?

Wildfires and No Drought Relief in Sight for Southwest

  • Published: May 18th, 2011

While the Miss. River flooding continues, drought in the Southwest is adding to the worst spring wildfire season in over a decade.

Alaska Wildfires Release Decades of Carbon

  • Published: Dec 7th, 2010

Recent climate changes have increased Alaskan wildfires, releasing greenhouse gases that had been locked in the soil.

Wildfire Predictions for the Next Century

  • Published: Nov 3rd, 2010

A new study predicts that warmer global temperatures will lead to more wildfires.