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Wild Fires

  1. gavin newsom recall
    Gavin Newsom and the End of the California DreamThe recall drive against the governor is something of a joke. But the frustrations with the status quo are dead serious.
  2. technology
    The West Coast’s Hottest New Trend? Finding Breathable AirApps and sensors are helping people find healthier air, even if that sometimes becomes an unhealthy obsession.
  3. climate change
    The Sun Is Glowing Red in New York City Because of Wildfires Out WestThe state has issued an air-quality alert as smoke rolls in from 3,000 miles away.
  4. wildfires
    Heat Waves, Major Wildfires Char the West AgainAt over 200,000 acres, the Bootleg Fire is already the eighth largest wildfire in Oregon’s history. More heat is expected this weekend.
  5. book excerpt
    The Female Inmates Fighting California’s Wildfires“Your feet have a pulse of their own. Your face feels like it’s about to melt off.”
  6. wildfires
    West Coast Wildfires: 4.6 Million Acres Burned and CountingAn unprecedented number of large wildfires in Washington, Oregon, and California continue to burn, while smoke literally chokes the region.
  7. life after warming
    California Can’t Afford to Wait for Climate ActionThe horrific fires of 2020 are just a preview. No matter what we do, two to four times as much land area will soon burn annually in the West.
  8. wildfires
    California Has a Shortage of Imprisoned Firefighters. That’s Good.Fewer firefighters is a result of fewer prisoners.
  9. life after warming
    California Has Australian Problems NowThe extreme wildfires the state is battling are apocalyptic heralds of climate change. And the scariest part is that they could be worse.
  10. coronavirus
    The Pandemic and Natural Disasters Are Colliding AgainIsaias in the east and the Apple fire in California reveal the potential for disaster, as the pandemic, fire season, and hurricane season all line up.
  11. fourth of july
    Trump Is Throwing a Mount Rushmore Fireworks Show. What Could Go Wrong?Between the coronavirus and potential for wildfires, experts are warning that the Friday night’s event could spell trouble.
  12. wildfires
    Reagan Library Evacuated As Easy Fire Encroaches26,000 Ventura County residents were evacuated, and flames were 50 feet from the Reagan Library, though firefighters were able to prevent any damage.
  13. wildfires
    Everything We Know About the California WildfiresHundreds of thousands of people have been ordered to evacuate in both Northern and Southern California.
  14. life after warming
    This Is What a Calm California Wildfire Season Looks Like NowA dozen wildfires are burning, and the state is at the mercy of the wind.
  15. wildfires
    PG&E Power Shutdown: Why California Is Going DarkAs many as 800,000 California homes will have their power cut Wednesday in an attempt to avoid wildfires.
  16. life after warming
    Los Angeles Fire Season Is Beginning Again. And It Will Never End.A bulletin from our climate future.
  17. wild fires
    Ryan Zinke Finally Admits That Climate Change Is Making Wildfires WorseDays after saying California’s wildfires have “nothing to do with climate change,” the Interior Secretary changed his tone.
  18. Trump Throws Word Salads at California Wildfire CrisisTrump seems to be expressing solidarity with anti-environmental California Republicans like his friend Devin Nunes, who thinks rivers are an outrage.
  19. Searing Temperatures Keep Wildfires Raging in CaliforniaThere’s an “undeniable link to climate change,” one expert said of the many fires currently burning on the West Coast.
  20. tomorrow
    How Did the End of the World Become Old News?This month, the world saw an unprecedented global heat wave, wildfires in the Arctic Circle — and virtually no headlines about climate change.
  21. Deadly Mudslides Are the Latest Natural Disaster to Hit CaliforniaCharred and barren after devastating wildfires, hillsides gave way after heavy rains.
  22. Fire That Burned Through Bel-Air Started at a Nearby Homeless EncampmentHidden under an overpass, a homeless encampment near one of L.A.’s wealthiest neighborhoods sparked a massive blaze last week.
  23. California Wildfires Spread, Closing Freeways and Destroying HomesA new fire that ignited Wednesday morning and shut down the 405 is now threatening Bel-Air.
  24. natural disasters
    California Fires Burn Thousands of Acres, Kill at Least 17Around 20,000 have been forced to flee their homes.
  25. crimes and misdemeanors
    Two Juveniles Charged With Arson Over Deadly Tennessee WildfiresAuthorities are considering trying the pair in adult court.
  26. Fires Rip Through Towns Near Smoky MountainsThe southeastern U.S. is plagued with blazes because of record drought.
  27. Massive Wildfire East of Los Angeles Is Still RagingThe fire is now 4 percent contained, has already burned homes, and forced more than 80,000 to evacuate.
  28. fort mcmurray
    Devastating Canadian Wildfire May Double in Size“In no way is this fire under control.”
  29. wildfires
    Three Firefighters Die While Battling Wildfires Out West“My heart breaks over the loss of life.”
  30. photos
    How Wildfires Have Devastated a Lake Resort Town in Washington StateDozens of homes and businesses have been destroyed near Lake Chelan, Washington.
  31. don’t move to la
    Drivers Forced to Flee After a Brushfire Crosses a Freeway Near Los AngelesSouthern California traffic is the worst.
  32. ash-stained wretches
    A Hunter’s Illegal Fire Started the Huge Yosemite Rim BlazeDefinitely not a pot grow.
  33. early and often
    John McCain Blames Illegal Immigrants for Arizona Wildfires“They have set fires to keep warm.”