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Climate change and forest management have both fueled today’s epic...

Steven C. Beda, University of Oregon What is driving the wildfires that are ravaging California, Oregon and Washington? President Trump and state officials have offered...

Western wildfires are spinning off tornadoes – here’s how fires create...

Charles Jones, University of California, Santa Barbara and Leila Carvalho, University of California, Santa Barbara It might sound like a bad movie, but extreme wildfires...

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...

The Amazon is burning: 4 essential reads on Brazil’s vanishing rainforest

Catesby Holmes, The Conversation Nearly 40,000 fires are incinerating Brazil’s Amazon rainforest, the latest outbreak in an overactive fire season that has charred 1,330 square...

Climate change and wildfires – how do we know if there...

Kevin Trenberth, National Center for Atmospheric Research Once again, the summer of 2018 in the Northern Hemisphere has brought us an epidemic of major...

California fire damage to homes is less ‘random’ than it seems

Faith Kearns, University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources In the midst of the many wildfire emergencies that have faced California this year,...

Don’t blame California wildfires on a ‘perfect storm’ of weather events

Gregory L Simon, University of Colorado Denver Late evening on Oct. 8, a series of fires ignited in Northern California’s famous Wine Country region. The...

California needs to rethink urban fire risk after wine country tragedy

Max Moritz, University of California, Berkeley We recently witnessed the wind-driven Tubbs fire blast its way through densely urbanized neighborhoods in Northern California, causing dozens...

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