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Fast-Moving California Wildfires Boosted by Climate Change

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Nearly two dozen large blazes have burnt more than 1 million acres of the state

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Fast-Moving California Wildfires Boosted by Climate Change

Fast-Moving California Wildfires Boosted by Climate Change

Nearly two dozen large blazes have burnt more than 1 million acres of the state

Faster flames: Climate trademark of deadly Calif. wildfires

Faster flames: Climate trademark of deadly Calif. wildfires

Firefighters battled nearly two dozen wildfires in California yesterday after a week of raging blazes blackened more than 1 million acres across the state.

Climate Crisis and Pandemic Collide in California's Raging Wildfire Season

Climate Crisis and Pandemic Collide in California's Raging Wildfire Season

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 ...

California wildfires: rapidly growing blazes force thousands to flee

California wildfires: rapidly growing blazes force thousands to flee

LNU Lightning Complex fire north of Bay Area doubles to 131,000 acres as firefighters say resources are stretched thin

Global heat, fires and floods: How much has climate change fueled this hellish July?

Global heat, fires and floods: How much has climate change fueled this hellish July?

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 ...

Climate change is worsening California's hellish wildfires

Climate change is worsening California's hellish wildfires

It's exacerbating the hot and dry conditions that allow wildfires to spread farther and faster.

Climate Change Has Doubled Riskiest Fire Days in California

Climate Change Has Doubled Riskiest Fire Days in California

The extreme conditions that are ripe for wildfires will only increase if warming continues unabated

Nearly 11,000 lightning bolts strike California, igniting hundreds of fires in a state facing multiple crises

Nearly 11,000 lightning bolts strike California, igniting hundreds of fires in a state facing multiple crises

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 Heat Wave Tests Europe’s Defenses. Expect More.

A Heat Wave Tests Europe’s Defenses. Expect More.

Across Europe in June, heat records shattered. In years to come, researchers say, many more heat waves are likely to batter the Continent.

Scientists Attribute Record-Shattering Siberian Heat and Wildfires to Climate Change

Scientists Attribute Record-Shattering Siberian Heat and Wildfires to Climate Change

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.

Death Valley’s brutal 130 degrees may be record if verified

Death Valley’s brutal 130 degrees may be record if verified

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 ...

'Undeniable link to climate change' in California's Carr fire, expert says

'Undeniable link to climate change' in California's Carr fire, expert says

Heat and drought linked to climate change has worsened wildfires.

Wildfires have scorched more than one million acres in California so far

Wildfires have scorched more than one million acres in California so far

"You could overlay half of one of these fires and it covers the entire city of San Francisco," Cal Fire spokesman Brice Bennett said.