Large Western Wildfires on the Rise

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

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

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

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.