Large Western Wildfires on the Rise

  • Published: May 29th, 2019

The number of large wildfires is on the rise in the West.

Breathing Fire: Fighting fire with fire: Should California burn its forests to protect against catastrophe?

Breathing Fire: Fighting fire with fire: Should California burn its forests to protect against catastrophe?

  • Published: May 29th, 2019

In California, the debate over prescribed burns is complicated by a deadly history with wildfires that have grown quickly out of control.

Breathing Fire: ‘If we don’t burn it, nature will’: Georgia blazes old fears, leads nation in prescribed fire

Breathing Fire: ‘If we don’t burn it, nature will’: Georgia blazes old fears, leads nation in prescribed fire

  • Published: May 29th, 2019

In the face of more intense and frequent wildfires, federal land managers consider adopting burning practices the Southeast has been successfully using for decades.

THE BURNING SOLUTION: Prescribed Burns Unevenly Applied Across U.S.

THE BURNING SOLUTION: Prescribed Burns Unevenly Applied Across U.S.

  • Published: May 29th, 2019

Prescribed burns — an important tool for reducing wildfire risk — are being unevenly applied across the country.

Annual Rainfall Increasing in Most U.S. States

  • Published: May 22nd, 2019

The average annual rainfall is trending up in most U.S. states. How does your state compare?

National Trends of 1”, 2”, and 3” Rain Events

  • Published: May 15th, 2019

As the climate has warmed, here’s how extreme rainfall has changed in the U.S.

Trends for Your Area’s Rainiest Day of the Year

  • Published: May 15th, 2019

Climate change has made the year’s heaviest rainstorm even heavier. See the change in your area.

POURING IT ON: How Climate Change Intensifies Heavy Rain Events

POURING IT ON: How Climate Change Intensifies Heavy Rain Events

  • Published: May 15th, 2019

Climate change is making the wettest days wetter, heightening flood risks.