World on fire: How do we adapt to a hotter planet?

Researchers around the globe agree: the Earth is getting warmer and warmer, extreme weather such as heat waves and long droughts increase the risk of wildfires. The group Wildfires in the Anthropocene at the Pufendorf Institute ...

Ozone hole grows this year, but still shrinking in general

The Antarctic ozone hole last week peaked at a moderately large size for the third straight year—bigger than the size of North America—but experts say it's still generally shrinking despite recent blips because of high ...

California's trees are dying, and might not be coming back

The State of California is banking on its forests to help reduce planet-warming carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. But that element of the state's climate-change solution arsenal may be in jeopardy, as new research from the ...

New Mexico and Arizona facing a dangerously early fire season

New Mexico and Arizona are facing a dangerously early fire season. It has left neighborhoods in ashes and is having such devastating effects that the governor of New Mexico on May 3, 2022, urged President Joe Biden to issue ...

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