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Climate Change’s Fingerprints All Over California Wildfires

Climate Change’s Fingerprints All Over California Wildfires

  • Published: Jul 28th, 2016

This year's wildfire season in California shows signs of influence from climate change.

Weather Disasters Can Fuel War in Volatile Countries

Weather Disasters Can Fuel War in Volatile Countries

  • Published: Jul 25th, 2016

Weather-related disasters made worse by climate change could make world peace more elusive.

Alberta Wildfires Costliest Disaster in Canadian History

Alberta Wildfires Costliest Disaster in Canadian History

  • Published: Jul 8th, 2016

The Fort McMurray wildfire was the costliest natural disaster in Canadian history, ringing up $3.58 billion in losses.

Climate Change is Tipping Scales Toward More Wildfires

Climate Change is Tipping Scales Toward More Wildfires

  • Published: Jun 23rd, 2016

New analysis shows how climate change is influencing a dramatic increase in large western wildfires.

Dead Trees Adding to California Firefighters’ Battle

Dead Trees Adding to California Firefighters’ Battle

  • Published: Jun 22nd, 2016

California's overworked firefighters are being forced to take on another task — clearing dead trees.

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.

Wildfires Disrupt Oil Sands, Exposing Climate Risk

Wildfires Disrupt Oil Sands, Exposing Climate Risk

  • Published: Jun 10th, 2016

Wildfires have forced a drastic cut to oil sands production in Canada, exposing a growing climate risk.

Global Warming Threatens the World’s Special Places

Global Warming Threatens the World’s Special Places

  • Published: May 27th, 2016

The world's most special cultural and natural sites are already being ravaged by climate change.