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Everything You Need to Know About Wildfires in One Map

Everything You Need to Know About Wildfires in One Map

  • Published: Jun 15th, 2016

Wildfire season is about to kick off in earnest. Here's how you can track it, one fire at a time.

Climate Change Worsening Colorado River Droughts

Climate Change Worsening Colorado River Droughts

  • Published: Apr 1st, 2016

Tens of millions of Americans are losing water because of warming's effects on Colorado River.

Large Wildfires Are Now More Common and Destructive

Large Wildfires Are Now More Common and Destructive

  • Published: Aug 31st, 2015

An updated Climate Central analysis shows large wildfires are becoming more common and destructive.

Will The West Ever Be Able To Live With Fire?

Will The West Ever Be Able To Live With Fire?

  • Published: May 28th, 2015

A drought-amped wildfire season will severely test the West's ability to live with an ancient threat.

How Did Your City Fare This Winter?

How Did Your City Fare This Winter?

  • Published: Mar 6th, 2015

The hot West, cold East divide continued for a second winter, but heat was the bigger story this year.

Extreme Halloween: Ghoulish Weather Records

Extreme Halloween: Ghoulish Weather Records

  • Published: Oct 30th, 2014

Happy Halloween! Here's a look at Halloween climate extremes for cities across the country.

Foliage Season Under Fire from Climate Change

Foliage Season Under Fire from Climate Change

  • Published: Oct 14th, 2013

Shifting seasons due to climate change could darken foliage, costing states billions in lost revenue.

Wildfire Alert Heightened as Blazes Char Western U.S.

Wildfire Alert Heightened as Blazes Char Western U.S.

  • Published: Aug 20th, 2013

Firefighting resources are being stretched to the limit as more than three-dozen wildfires burn across the West.