Idahoans are being affected by pollution from worsening wildfires linked to the weather, climate change and forest management policies. The smoke is creating public health risks and undermining decades of air quality gains.
Worsening wildfires linked to the weather, climate change and forest management policies are causing unprecedented smoke pollution across the West and beyond, creating public health risks and undermining decades of air quality gains.
Even small concentrations of smoke pollution from wildfires can be harmful to human health.
Smoke pollution from wildfires threatens the advancements the U.S. has made in cleaning its air.
Smoke pollution is leading to serious public health impacts as large wildfires across the American West become more frequent and destructive.
Following a year of weather extremes, disasters and policy clashes, we asked our readers to help us pick out the most important climate stories from the U.S. in 2017.
As the climate changes, the number and cost of weather disasters is increasing in the U.S.
There have been 15 billion-dollar weather-related disasters in the U.S. in 2017, and the year may finish as the costliest on record.