Nearly two dozen large blazes have burnt more than 1 million acres of the state
Firefighters battled nearly two dozen wildfires in California yesterday after a week of raging blazes blackened more than 1 million acres across the state.
Crises are colliding in California, which is experiencing raging wildfires exacerbated by climate change and limited firefighting ability due to the COVID-19 pandemic and reliance on prison ...
LNU Lightning Complex fire north of Bay Area doubles to 131,000 acres as firefighters say resources are stretched thin
The fierce July that saw monstrous wildfires, record heat and unprecedented flooding across the globe was fueled by man-made climate change, scientists say – and these extremes are likely ...
It's exacerbating the hot and dry conditions that allow wildfires to spread farther and faster.
The extreme conditions that are ripe for wildfires will only increase if warming continues unabated
Fires sparked by lightning and a blistering heat wave raged across California, stretching resources and sending people out of their homes in the middle of the night.
A decade of brutal Arctic heat waves increased emissions from fires and permafrost, melted heat-reflecting sea ice and pushed the High North climate toward collapse.
California sizzled to a triple-digit temperature so hot that meteorologists need to verify it as a planet-wide high mark. Death Valley recorded a scorching 130 degrees (54.4 degrees ...
Heat and drought linked to climate change has worsened wildfires.
"You could overlay half of one of these fires and it covers the entire city of San Francisco," Cal Fire spokesman Brice Bennett said.