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When hotter and drier means more – but eventually less –...

Maureen C Kennedy, University of Washington; Don McKenzie, University of Washington, and Jeremy Littell, US Geological Survey There is...

Coping with Western wildfires: 5 essential reads

Jennifer Weeks, The Conversation Intense wildfires are raging in California, Oregon and Washington state, spurring mass evacuations and leaving charred towns in their wake. A...

What the battle over control of PG&E means for US utility...

Theodore J. Kury, University of Florida There’s a battle raging over the ownership of PG&E Corp., one of the nation’s largest utilities, with cities, hedge...

Making life-or-death decisions is very hard – here’s how we’ve taught...

Laurence Alison, University of Liverpool and Neil Shortland, University of Massachusetts Lowell When faced with a rapidly advancing fire threatening a community, it can be...

California wildfires signal the arrival of a planetary fire age

Stephen Pyne, Arizona State University Another autumn, more fires, more refugees and incinerated homes. For California, flames have become the colors of fall. Free-burning fire is...

Planned burns can reduce wildfire risks, but expanding use of...

Courtney Schultz, Colorado State University; Cassandra Moseley, University of Oregon, and Heidi Huber-Stearns, University of Oregon As spring settles in across the United States, western...

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