wildfires

California Sees Deadliest Wildfire in History

California Sees Deadliest Wildfire in History

November 14, 2018

Mustafa Santiago Ali talks to Dharna Noor about how global warming, drought, and winds created the conditions for California’s wildfires and what can be done to prevent this from happening in the future

Greece’s Government and Creditors Downplay Austerity’s Effects in ‘National Tragedy’ Wildfires

August 9, 2018

Greek journalist Aris Chatzistefanou says austerity has degraded Greece’s ability to manage threats to public safety

Climate Change Has Doubled Area Hit By Forest Fires in US (Part 1/2)

October 17, 2017

Dr. John Abatzoglou and Dr. LeRoy Westerling explain how a warming earth has exacerbated the impact of forest fires, and how climate action could save lives

Climate Change and Fire Suppression Fuel Deadliest Blazes in California History

October 14, 2017

Professor Matthew Hurteau says 100 years of fire suppression and human-caused climate change are fueling California’s historic wildfires

‘Unprecedented’ California Wildfires: 21 Dead, More than 500 Missing

October 11, 2017

Despite studies linking increasing wildfires to climate change, the Trump administration scrapped an important Obama-era climate regulation this week–just as deadly wildfires spread across Northern California