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Siberian Wildfires Have Burned an Area More Than Three Times the Size of Delaware

It’s spring in an era of rapid climate change so that means Russia is being lit up by monster fires. But in an era of coronavirus, a confluence of factors has made the wildfires even worse.Read more...
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We Should Probably Talk About the Huge Wildfires in Siberia Right Now

It’s spring in an era of rapid climate change so that means Russia is being lit up by monster fires. But in an era of coronavirus, a confluence of factors has made the wildfires even worse.Read more...
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Australia's Bushfires Have Likely Doubled the Nation's Carbon Emissions

A month ago, NASA estimated that Australia’s recent bushfires released 250 million tons of carbon into the atmosphere, which is almost half of the country’s yearly emissions. The fires have raged on since then, and shit is getting worse—way worse. New research from scientists with the Global Fire Emissions Database…Read more...
Tags: Science, Australia, Fire, Nasa, Carbon Emissions, Wildfire Season Is Year Round Now, Bush Fires


Dildos and Nude Fundraising Show How the Climate Crisis Is Changing Norms

The scope of the Australian bushfires is almost too horrifying to even try to grasp. A billion animals: dead. Sydney: shrouded in toxic air. Aboriginal sacred sites: gone. The Southern Hemisphere: blanketed in smoke.Read more...
Tags: Science, Australia, Sydney, Wildfire Season Is Year Round Now, Bush Fires, Dildos For Fires


Satellite Images Show the Shocking Extent of Australia Bushfire Smoke

The bushfire crisis isn’t limited to Australia—it’s coming for the entire Southern Hemisphere atmosphere, too.Read more...
Tags: Science, Australia, Satellites, Bushfires, Smoke, Southern Hemisphere, Wildfire Season Is Year Round Now


Photo of Koala and Firefighter Surrounded by Flames Perfectly Captures the Climate Emergency

It may have taken until the last week of the last month of 2019, but I think we’ve found the photo that most defines the year and quite possibly the decade.Read more...
Tags: Science, Australia, Koalas, Koala, Firefighter, Wildfire Season Is Year Round Now, Bush Fires


People and Dogs Unite to Save Koalas From Australia's Horrific Bush Fires

The past few weeks of bush fires have created a nightmare in Australia. Smoke has clogged the Sydney skyline , and state governments have issued terrifying warnings essentially urging residents to flee or risk death.Read more...
Tags: Science, Australia, Sydney, Koalas, Im Not Crying Youre Crying, Wildfire Season Is Year Round Now, Bush Fires


Another Day, Another Wildfire

In a season of flames and blackouts across California, yet another intense wildfire has broken out outside Los Angeles. Read more...
Tags: Science, California, Drones, Wildfires, Los Angeles Read, Wildfire Season Is Year Round Now, Maria Fire


What It’s Like to Work in a Flying Smoke Laboratory

Most scientists’ labs don’t fly. Most scientists’ labs are also not packed in the interior of a DC-8 jet doing loopy maneuvers at low altitudes. This joint NASA and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) mission, though, is not a typical science lab. And it’s not doing typical experiments.Read more...
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Hundreds of Thousands Have Fled Their Homes as Wildfires Explode Across California

California’s wildfire season arrived with a fierceness earlier this month and conditions have once again become dangerous up and down the Golden State. On Monday, residents near Los Angeles, including basketball star LeBron James, awoke to mandatory evacuation orders as the Getty Fire exploded. Fires also continue to…Read more...
Tags: Science, California, Los Angeles, Wildfires, Lebron James, Golden State, Wildfire Season Is Year Round Now, Getty fire


PG&E Could Turn Power Off Again As California Faces Wildfire Weather

Blackouts may be coming back to California. PG&E, the state’s largest utility, announced Tuesday it may have to shut off power again to nearly 200,000 customers. Why? Oh, you know, the usual: wildfire risk.Read more...
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PG&E Could Turn Power Off Again As California Faces Wildfire Weather [Updated]

Blackouts may be coming back to California. PG&E, the state’s largest utility, announced Tuesday it may have to shut off power again to nearly 200,000 customers. Why? Oh, you know, the usual: wildfire risk.Read more...
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Could an Electrical Equipment Malfunction Be Behind the Saddleridge Fire?

In Northern California, utility PG&E cut power to hundreds of thousands amidst a wildfire weather threat. Southern California’s main electric utility didn’t, and now it appears its equipment could responsible for sparking last week’s Saddleridge Fire. Read more...
Tags: Science, Climate Change, California, Wildfires, Southern California, Northern California, California wildfires, Wildfire Season Is Year Round Now, Saddleridge fire


California Wildfire Season Is Here as the Saddleridge Fire Explodes Near Los Angeles

In a community outside Los Angeles, more than 12,000 people are facing mandatory evacuation as a wildfire rages out of control. The Saddleridge Fire has burned some 4,600 acres, and so far officials haven’t been able to contain it. Read more...
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Think California's Preemptive Blackouts Are Scary? Buckle Up

At midnight on Wednesday, California’s largest utility begun cutting off power to customers across the northern part of the state. The rolling blackout came with just a day’s warning as intense fire weather is expected to whip up across the region. Read more...
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Canadian Wildfires Are Already Turning Sunsets Red in the US

The calendar hasn’t turned to summer yet, but skies in Canada and across the U.S. already look like August. Smoke from massive Canadian wildfires has made the sun disappear in Edmonton and turned Friday’s sunrise blood red as far east as Vermont.Read more...
Tags: Science, Canada, Wildfires, Alberta, Smoke, Wildfire Season Is Year Round Now


Tasmania Is Burning Up and Things Could Get Worse This Week

Australia’s blistering heat wave began in December and has only intensified since then. So far the country has had record runs of hot days and its hottest night ever recorded. Now, catastrophic bush fires have turned the Tasmanian sky red and conditions are expected to become more calamitous later this week.Read more...
Tags: Science, Climate Change, Australia, Tasmania, Wildfire Season Is Year Round Now, Bush Fires


Smoke From California’s Wildfires Reached All the Way to New York City

Smoke from the wildfires that have devastated California for weeks has stretched some 3,000 miles to East Coast cities. The Weather Channel reported this week that the haze was expected to linger through Wednesday before an arctic chill descends on the Northeast over the Thanksgiving holiday.Read more...
Tags: New York, Science, California, New York City, Wildfires, East Coast, Smoke, Sunsets, California wildfires, Camp Fire, Wildfire Season Is Year Round Now


Rains May Help Fight the Camp Fire This Week—and Create a New Disaster

In what may be the first bit of good news in a while for Northern California, rain could be on the way by the end of this week. It could put the kibosh on the Camp Fire, ending one chapter of the deadliest and most destructive fire in California’s history. Unfortunately it won’t be all good news as the rain could…Read more...
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As Camp Fire Overtook Paradise, Many Were Gridlocked or Never Got Warning, Reports Say

The confirmed death toll in the Camp Fire, the deadliest and most destructive fire in California history, has risen to 76, with nearly 1,300 names still remaining on an ad hoc list of missing individuals. The town of Paradise, which a firestorm overtook in a matter of hours on Nov. 8, is more or less totally destroyed.Read more...
Tags: Science, Climate Change, California, Wildfires, Extreme Weather, Natural Disasters, California wildfires, Camp Fire, Wildfire Season Is Year Round Now


What Happens After an Entire Town Burns to the Ground?

Everyone who fled the Camp Fire has a story about when they knew things were going to be very, very bad on that fateful Thursday that the flames tore through the town of Paradise and the surrounding region.Read more...
Tags: Climate Change, Adaptation, Lifehacks, Climate Change Ruins Everything, California wildfires, Camp Fire, Wildfire Season Is Year Round Now


It's Official: The Camp Fire Is Now The Deadliest in California's History

The Camp Fire that overtook the Northern California town of Paradise last week quickly became the most destructive wildfire in state history. Now, with more than 42 dead and hundreds still missing, it is almost certainly going to be the state’s deadliest.Read more...
Tags: Science, California, Paradise, Northern California, California wildfires, Camp Fire, Wildfire Season Is Year Round Now


The Camp Fire Is Officially the Most Destructive in California’s History

As California burns from both ends, the Camp Fire currently ravaging the northern part of the state has become the most destructive in its history.Read more...
Tags: Science, California, Wildfires, California wildfires, Camp Fire, Wildfire Season Is Year Round Now, Hill Fire, Woolsey Fire, Woolsey Wildfire


Here's What I Saw as I Fled the Wildfire in Malibu

I can’t tell you how it started, or even where or when. I will not be the most informed person that you will find regarding the fire currently invading the city of Malibu. I can tell you, though, what it felt like trying to get out of there Friday morning, and what it looked like.Read more...
Tags: Science, California, Fire, Wildfires, Natural Disasters, Malibu, California wildfires, Wildfire Season Is Year Round Now, Malibu Fire


Two Raging Wildfires North of Los Angeles Could Force More Than 100,000 Evacuations

Both ends of California are on fire. While firefighters battle the Camp Fire in Northern California, their compatriots in Southern California are facing an equally harrowing situation. Spurred by the Santa Ana winds, the Woolsey and Hill fires are wreaking havoc just north of Los Angeles with an estimated 75,000 homes…Read more...
Tags: Science, California, Los Angeles, Wildfires, Southern California, Northern California, Santa Ana, Woolsey, Camp Fire, Wildfire Season Is Year Round Now, Hill Fire, Woolsey Fire


Two Raging Wildfires North of Los Angeles Could Force 75,000 Homes to Evacuate

Both ends of California are on fire. While firefighters battle the Camp Fire in Northern California, their compatriots in Southern California are facing an equally harrowing situation. Spurred by the Santa Ana winds, the Woolsey and Hill fires are wreaking havoc just north of Los Angeles with an estimated 75,000 homes…Read more...
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Paradise Lost: The Camp Fire Has Reportedly Burned an Entire Town to the Ground

While dawn in California is still a few hours away, it will rise on a town completely changed. The 27,000-person community of Paradise was ravaged by the explosive Camp Fire last night. Early reports indicate the entire town was basically wiped out, and residents died or were severely burned trying to escape the…Read more...
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Explosive Northern California Wildfire Is Consuming 80 Acres of Land a Minute

An incredibly dangerous wildfire has exploded to life in Northern California. The Camp Fire has spurred numerous evacuations in Butte County as it races across the landscape.Read more...
Tags: Science, Climate Change, California, Wildfires, Butte County, Camp Fire, Wildfire Season Is Year Round Now, Northern California The Camp Fire


The Largest Wildfire in California's History Is Finally Out

After nearly two months, the largest wildfire in California history has finally been put out. The Ranch Fire can now officially take its place in the record books, having burned a grand total of 459, 123 acres.Read more...
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Canadian Firenado Steals Firefighters’ Hose, Hits Them With Burning Logs

It is becoming increasingly clear the planet is trying to tell us it is sick of our crap and it is done playing. The latest example? A firenado sucking a team of firefighters’ hose into the sky.Read more...
Tags: Science, Wildfires, British Columbia, Wildfire Season Is Year Round Now, Firenado, Unnatural Disasters