The lethal combination of heat and drought may produce “grey swan” events that are more dangerous than the sum of their parts.
The risk of wildfire and disease to trees is so extreme it calls into question the entire concept of using carbon credits to save forests.
Landsat celebrates a new milestone in the longest continuous space-based record of Earth, which has exposed the effects of climate change.
The California town was almost totally destroyed in a 2018 wildfire in which 85 people died. Now, as the rebuilding process continues, its housing prices are rising faster than anyone predicted.
“You are feeling the effects of profound unhealthiness that surrounds you, promulgated by business as usual.”
Greenhouse gases, among many other pressures, are reducing access to this key nutrient in ecosystems around the world.
Scientists are working to find ways to save koalas, which have been devastated by droughts, deforestation, and bushfires.
California’s PG&E utility company helped spark the Kincade Fire and the Dixie Fire, which caused immeasurable environmental damage. It paid a settlement to avoid criminal charges.
Six people told VICE how, when your income or health is still devastated long after a wildfire or flood, “recovery” feels like a fallacy.
One person is confirmed dead and others are missing as torrential rain, floods, and mudslides devastate the Canadian province.
Torrential rainfall caused floods and mudslides across southern B.C., shutting down highways and forcing an entire city to flee.