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.
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.
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.
Rebuilding Paradise: Residents Cope with Destroyed Homes, Toxic Water, and PTSD
How survivors are dealing with the aftermath of California's deadliest wildfire.
Congress Is Giving Puerto Rico Some Disaster Aid Funding — FINALLY
It's a lot more than President Trump initially agreed to
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast
Why California Is Only Going to Keep Burning
A look into the one massive utility company allegedly responsible for many of California's wildfires and dozens of deaths.
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?
Green New Deal
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal Should Nationalize Utilities
PG&E is asking for a bailout. Instead, we should make that utility, and all utilities, public assets.
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.
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.
The VICE Guide to Right Now
This Dog Guarded His Family's Burned House for Weeks After the Camp Fire
A truly good boy.
This 360 Drone Photography of Paradise Shows the Devastating Aftermath of the Camp Fire
The Camp Fire is the deadliest fire California’s ever seen.