wildfires

Green New Deal

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal Should Nationalize Utilities

PG&E is asking for a bailout. Instead, we should make that utility, and all utilities, public assets.
Caroline Haskins
2.7.19
Camp Fire

This 360 Drone Photography of Paradise Shows the Devastating Aftermath of the Camp Fire

The Camp Fire is the deadliest fire California’s ever seen.
Samantha Cole
11.28.18
wildfires

Video Shows Gender Reveal Explosion Starting Massive Arizona Fire

Newly-release footage shows the moment a gender reveal party explosion started the Arizona Sawmill Fire.
Samantha Cole
11.27.18
climate refugees

California Wildfires Have Created Climate Refugees in a Walmart Parking Lot

California's Camp Fire has destroyed about 9,000 homes, creating climate refugees inside the state.
Caroline Haskins
11.15.18
wildfires

Rich People Pay for Private Firefighters While the Rest of Us Burn

Insurance companies offer exclusive firefighting services for high-paying clients that can help them mitigate the worst consequences of wildfire disasters. Most other people aren’t so lucky.
Caroline Haskins
11.13.18
climate change

Sons of the Pre-Apocalypse

My son was born last week, right before two historic wildfires hit California—his new home state—and burned whole cities to the ground.
Brian Merchant
11.12.18
climate change

Glacier National Park Is on Fire

The fire was sparked by a lightning storm and spread by strong winds.
Kaleigh Rogers
8.13.18
wildfires

These 360 Drone Photos of the California Wildfires Are Devastating

An interactive map of the Carr Fire shows the landscape from a drone's eye view.
Samantha Cole
8.6.18
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
vancouver

Prehistoric Trees Could ‘Future-Proof’ Forests Against Climate Change

A tiny island on Canada’s West coast is planting trees that thrived millions of years ago, when temperatures were much warmer than they are today. It could save their forests from climate change.
Daniel J. Pierce
10.24.16
DRONES

Drones Could Heal Scorched Land After Wildfires

Drones are testing their reforestation skills throughout the Pacific Northwest.
Brendan Seibel
9.23.16
Drift Currents

The Best Place in the World to Set a Forest Fire

“Up here we can go to the 95th percentile, the worst conditions.”
Brian Castner
9.14.16
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