Breathing Fire: Wildfire Smoke Forcing Idahoans Indoors

Breathing Fire: Wildfire Smoke Forcing Idahoans Indoors

  • Published: Aug 15th, 2018

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.

Breathing Fire: California’s Central Valley Bears the Brunt of Wildfire Smoke

Breathing Fire: California’s Central Valley Bears the Brunt of Wildfire Smoke

  • Published: Aug 15th, 2018

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.

Wildfire Smoke Health Risks

Wildfire Smoke Health Risks

  • Published: Aug 15th, 2018

Even small concentrations of smoke pollution from wildfires can be harmful to human health.

Smoke Wave Days in the Western U.S.

Smoke Wave Days in the Western U.S.

  • Published: Aug 15th, 2018

Smoke pollution from wildfires threatens the advancements the U.S. has made in cleaning its air.

Air Pollution Progress Still Undermined by Western Wildfires

Air Pollution Progress Still Undermined by Western Wildfires

  • Published: Aug 15th, 2018

Smoke pollution is leading to serious public health impacts as large wildfires across the American West become more frequent and destructive.

The 10 Most Important U.S. Climate Stories in 2017

The 10 Most Important U.S. Climate Stories in 2017

  • Published: Dec 27th, 2017

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.

The Number and Cost of Weather Disasters is Increasing in the U.S.

The Number and Cost of Weather Disasters is Increasing in the U.S.

  • Published: Dec 20th, 2017

As the climate changes, the number and cost of weather disasters is increasing in the U.S.

2017 Was the Year of the Billion-Dollar Disaster

2017 Was the Year of the Billion-Dollar Disaster

  • Published: Dec 20th, 2017

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.