climate change

Why the Arctic Fires Are So Bad for the Planet (Aside from the Actual Flames)

The fires could create a feedback loop that only worsens the effects of climate change and leads to more fires.
Alex Lubben
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
climate change

California's Air Is as Bad as Beijing's and It Will Only Get Worse from Here

Thanks to climate change, massive wildfires and the unhealthy smog they emit aren't going anywhere anytime soon.
Cole Kazdin

How All the West Coast Wildfires Could Affect the Taste of Wine

Last year’s wildfires were so bad that many West Coast wineries were forced to dump wine made from the smoky grapes.
Lauren Rothman
climate change

Glacier National Park Is on Fire

The fire was sparked by a lightning storm and spread by strong winds.
Kaleigh Rogers
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

These 360 Drone Photos of the California Wildfires Are Devastating

An interactive map of the Carr Fire shows the landscape from a drone's eye view.
Samantha Cole

Fires Are Sometimes What a Forest Needs the Most

The Karuk Tribe in northern California has been prevented from practicing ceremonial landscape burns for 100 years. Now, ecologists are starting to realize that was a mistake.
Kaleigh Rogers
Natural Disasters

Natural disasters cost U.S. more than $300 billion in 2017

It's a record-breaking bill.
Carter Sherman
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