Wildfire

woolsey fire

California’s Woolsey Fire Burns Near Site of Nuclear Meltdown, Sparking Panic

The owner of the Santa Susana Field Laboratory, Boeing, says the wildfire may have started “on or near” the contaminated Los Angeles facility.
Sarah Emerson
11.14.18
firefighting

Wildfires Are on the Rise and Technology Can’t Stop Them

We’re getting better at tracking and predicting fires. But when it comes to the biggest, deadliest blazes, there isn’t much to do but evacuate.
Jacob Dubé
7.20.17
Washington

To Prevent a Nuclear Disaster, Washington Firefighters Burned a Whole Mountain

"Sometimes, you fight fire with fire."
Sarah Emerson
8.3.16
Canada

2016 Is Breaking All Kinds of Climate Records, and It’s Only Half Over

January to June has been the warmest half-year on record.
Kate Lunau
7.19.16
earth

This ‘Firenado’ In a California Wildfire Looks Like Hell on Earth

An unusual phenomenon that accompanies deadly wildfires.
Steve Huff
6.19.16
Canada

Why Climate Change Could Benefit Parts of Canada’s Boreal Forest

It could be a refuge for plants and animals as temperatures warm.
Kate Lunau
6.16.16
Canada

The Bizarre Link Between the Fort McMurray Fire and a 'Warm Blob' in the Pacific

Everything is connected.
Kate Lunau
5.19.16
Canada

The Fort McMurray Wildfire Isn’t ‘Ironic.’ This Is How Climate Change Works

The poor and vulnerable will be hardest-hit.
Kate Lunau
5.5.16
environment

Wildfire Researchers Tell Us Why Our Future Is Flames

What's happening in Fort McMurray will become more common.
Emily Senger
5.5.16
News

Fort McMurray Is On Fire and It Looks Like the End of the World

The fire may worsen.
Jordan Pearson
5.4.16
video

New NOAA Seasonal Outlook Says This Winter Is Still Going To Be Weird as Hell

El Niño bears down.
Michael Byrne
10.16.15
Wildfire

Revisiting the Insurgency Model of Wildfire Management

A timely metaphor for just how badly we're fucking wildfire management up.
Michael Byrne
9.20.15
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