Tear Gas, Pollution, Wildfire Smoke: A Triple Threat to Your Lungs

Tear Gas, Pollution, Wildfire Smoke: A Triple Threat to Your Lungs

  • Published: Jun 11th, 2020

The one-two punch of tear gas and wildfire smoke, coupled with ever-present air pollution from fossil fuels, is set to worsen suffering related to the coronavirus this year, with people of color living in polluted areas continuing to feel the worst effects.

Australia Summer Heat

Australia Summer Heat

  • Published: Jan 9th, 2020

2019 was the hottest and driest year on record in Australia (100+ years of records)

Breathing Fire: Change To Oregon Smoke Rules Seeing Early Results For Prescribed Burns

Breathing Fire: Change To Oregon Smoke Rules Seeing Early Results For Prescribed Burns

  • Published: Jun 19th, 2019

In partnership with Oregon Public Broadcasting. Low-intensity fire can help reduce wildfire risk but not without challenges for an Oregon town.

Breathing Fire: The threat of a destructive wildfire in South Jersey is growing.Is enough being done to prepare?

Breathing Fire: The threat of a destructive wildfire in South Jersey is growing.Is enough being done to prepare?

  • Published: Jun 4th, 2019

In partnership with the Newark Star-Ledger/NJ.com. Across New Jersey, some land managers have long used prescribed burns as an important tool for their work.

More Acres Burned in Large Western Wildfires

  • Published: May 29th, 2019

As the number of large wildfires increases with climate change, so does the number of acres burned.

Hotter Years, More Large Western Wildfires

  • Published: May 29th, 2019

Hotter years have brought higher numbers of large western wildfires.

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.