climate change

The Terrifying Future of California Wildfires: 'It's Going to Get Worse'

After a year of record-breaking fires, the state is bracing for what comes next.
Cole Kazdin

Dystopian Photos of San Francisco Smothered by Smoke

For days, locals had to stay indoors or don air masks in an effort to avoid the harmful particles in the air.
Yalonda James
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Alleged Holy Fire Arsonist Seems Obsessed with Conspiracy Theories

Forrest Clark's Facebook page is filled with posts about miracle cancer cures, Qanon, and supposed secret pedophile rings.
Allie Conti
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

California wildfires spread even more, Arizona congressman quits over sexual misconduct, dozens injured at protests over Trump's Jerusalem move, and more.
VICE Staff
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Strange Man Saved a Rabbit from the California Wildfires

Video footage captured the guy sprinting to the edge of the Thomas Fire to rescue the critter, which almost hopped right into the destructive flames.
Drew Schwartz
Noisey News

Dolly Parton Launches the 'My People Fund' to Aid Victims of the Tennessee Wildfires

The fund will provide $1,000 each month to Sevier County families who have lost their homes in the Great Smoky Mountain tragedy.
Kim Kelly

I Hung Out with Firefighters on a Night When Everyone in the UK Was Trying to Set Shit on Fire

Bonfire Night is by far the UK fire service's busiest night of the year, so I decided to tag along to see exactly what they're up against.
Michael Segalov

Vancouver Ups Water Restriction, Starts Fining People for Watering Lawns

The West Coast is the Best Coast and by Best Coast, we mean the driest.
Sierra Bein

Melbourne Prisoners Are Rioting Over Cigarettes

On the day before Victoria bans smoking in prisons, an estimated 300 prisoners have rioted at the Metropolitan Remand Centre in Melbourne's west.
Dan Nulley
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Activists Are Planning to Burn American Flags in Brooklyn on Wednesday

Mike Pearl

Revisiting a Deadly Arson Attack on a New Orleans Gay Bar on Its 42nd Anniversary

The fire that killed 32 people at the Upstairs lounge has been largely forgotten, but documentarian Robert Camina wants to make us remember.
Mike Pearl

Fires on Manitoba’s First Nations Reserves Underscore a Serious Housing Crisis

"That's the situation we find ourselves in now. Canada is a condemnable state."
Sheldon Birnie