wildfires

tech-science

The Amazon Rainforest Was Once a Human Success Story. It Could Be Again

For millennia, Indigenous practices have enhanced the biodiversity, fertility, and carbon-sucking powers of the most biodiverse region on land.
Becky Ferreira
9.9.19
tech-science

Wildfires Are Now So Bad That Scientists Are Using Them to Study Nuclear War

A smoke plume from the 2017 wildfires in the Pacific Northwest mirrored simulations of nuclear winter, and showed that the aftermath of a nuke war may be worse than anticipated.
Becky Ferreira
8.8.19
climate change

The Arctic Is on Fire, and It Might Be Creating a Vicious Climate 'Feedback Loop'

The worst Arctic wildfire season in recent history is releasing unprecedented emissions that feed into climate change, creating the conditions for more fires.
Madeleine Gregory
7.29.19
cities

Rebuilding Paradise: Residents Cope with Destroyed Homes, Toxic Water, and PTSD

How survivors are dealing with the aftermath of California's deadliest wildfire.
John Veit
6.18.19
News

As Alberta Burns, Jason Kenney Repeals Carbon Tax

Nearly 30 forest fires, 10 of them considered out-of-control, are raging across the province.
Hilary Beaumont
5.30.19
climate change

This Is Why California Will Keep Burning

One massive utility company is responsible for many of the wildfires and dozens of deaths. Can we make our infrastructure stop killing us?
Susie Cagle
4.17.19
climate change

The Next Financial Crisis Could Be Caused by Climate Change

After wildfires bankrupted a major utility, there's concerns that more severe natural disasters will lead to economic devastation.
Geoff Dembicki
1.28.19
California

How Anarchists Helped Californian Fire Refugees in a Walmart Parking Lot

They say "mutual aid" is a better model for providing aid than traditional top-down charity work.
Erin Corbett
12.10.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Dog Guarded His Family's Burned House for Weeks After the Camp Fire​

A truly good boy.
River Donaghey
12.10.18
climate change

California's Wildfires Are Exposing the Rotten Core of Capitalism

It's going to get weirder from here.
Lauren Lee White
11.16.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Shocking Video Shows Family Driving Through a Devastating California Wildfire

A woman evacuating Paradise captured footage of her drive out of the neighborhood ravaged by the Hill fire.
Drew Schwartz
11.9.18
wildfires

Here’s how BC can decrease its wildfire risk

First Nations have been using effective wildfire management strategies since before settlers arrived, but BC isn’t using them enough, experts say
Hilary Beaumont
8.23.18
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