Forest thinning projects won’t stop the worst wildfires. So why is California spending millions on them?
Four months after the town of Paradise was incinerated in the most destructive wildfire in California history, Gov. Gavin Newsom issued an emergency proclamation, ordering agencies to thin trees and clear
This is part two in a three-part series about worst-case extreme weather scenarios in three regions of the United States — Arizona, California, and Florida — that are particularly vulnerable to the effects
“Each degree of warming causes way more fire than the previous degree of warming did. And that’s a really big deal.” On a hot July evening last year, a rancher tried to use a hammer and stake to plug wasp’s
It’s a hot day in Ukiah in mid-June, with temperatures in the mid-90s, and fire crews are chainsawing and bulldozing their way through thick trees and brush, racing to reduce the dangerous combustibles.
Washington (CNN) — US Forest Service and Interior Department officials warned senators Thursday that the upcoming wildfire season would be worse than last year's, which left dozens of people dead in California,