“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,
The flames erupted just after sunrise on a high canyon wall, far beyond the reach of earthbound firefighters. As powerful winds sent embers rocketing through the Sierra Nevada foothills, and closer to
California’s hillsides are still green, thanks to a surplus of rain in the past few months, but the state is already exhorting homeowners to build 100 feet of “defensible space” around their homes, an
Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency in California on Friday and waived environmental regulations to expedite nearly three dozen local forest management projects to protect communities from