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Chilling Video Shows Wildfire Damage in Fort McMurray

Chilling Video Shows Wildfire Damage in Fort McMurray

  • Published: May 6th, 2016

Wildfire has ravaged the town of Fort McMurray and likely caused more than $1 billion in losses.

Here’s the Climate Context For the Fort McMurray Wildfire

Here’s the Climate Context For the Fort McMurray Wildfire

  • Published: May 4th, 2016

Climate change is making wildfires like the one raging in Fort McMurray, Alberta more common.

White House: Climate Change Poses Urgent Health Risk

White House: Climate Change Poses Urgent Health Risk

  • Published: Apr 4th, 2016

Climate change is a major threat to human health, according to a report released Monday.

2015 One for the Climate Record Books

2015 One for the Climate Record Books

  • Published: Mar 21st, 2016

2015 set numerous climate records, from global temperatures to carbon dioxide levels to sea level rise.

How a Monster El Niño Transforms the World’s Weather

How a Monster El Niño Transforms the World’s Weather

  • Published: Mar 15th, 2016

An exceptionally strong El Niño has tampered with the world’s weather, bringing drought, floods and heat waves.

These Paintings Turn Climate Data Into Art

These Paintings Turn Climate Data Into Art

  • Published: Feb 2nd, 2016

Maine-based artist Jill Pelto is turning hard climate data into haunting watercolor paintings.

Wildfires Are Burning Some of the World’s Oldest Trees

Wildfires Are Burning Some of the World’s Oldest Trees

  • Published: Jan 27th, 2016

Tasmania's rainforest is burning up in the wake of its most severe two-year drought on record.

Western Australia Wildfire Brings Widespread Destruction

Western Australia Wildfire Brings Widespread Destruction

  • Published: Jan 8th, 2016

A major wildfire has destroyed a town and charred 143,000 acres in Western Australia.