Acres Burned in Washington

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Acres Burned in Washington

  • Published: Sep 2nd, 2009

Wildfires in Washington State have increased significantly in recent years, a shift that appears linked to climate change.

Tripod Fire Satellite View

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Tripod Fire Satellite View

  • Published: Sep 2nd, 2009

The August 2006 Tripod Complex Fire burned some 180,000 acres of beetle-damaged forest in central Washington State.

Nationwide: August Days over 95 Degrees

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Nationwide: August Days over 95 Degrees

  • Published: Aug 19th, 2009

Present vs. projected August days over 95 degrees Fahrenheit

US Temperature Projections

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US Temperature Projections

  • Published: May 19th, 2009

If current trends in burning coal and other fossil fuels continue, average temperatures in the US are projected to increase by roughly 10°F by 2100