When a wildfire breaks out and approaches a community, how do emergency managers decide when residents should evacuate?
The number of deaths associated with the inhalation of wildfire smoke in the U.S. could double by the end of the century, according to new research.
Wildfires in the U.S. have charred more than 10,000 square miles so far this year, an area larger than the state of Maryland, with large fires still burning in every Western state including many that are not fully contained.
When an El Niño or its opposite, La Niña, forms in the future, it's likely to cause more intense impacts over many land regions—amplifying changes to temperature, precipitation and wildfire risk.
Research reveals the connection between climate change, El Niño and the possibility for more extreme wildfires
At roughly 415,000 acres, Northern California's Mendocino Complex Fire is now the state's largest recorded wildfire, surpassing the record held by Santa Barbara and Ventura counties' Thomas Fire, which occurred less than ...
A BYU chemical engineering professor and his Ph.D. student have developed an advanced model that can help predict pollution caused by wildfire smoke.
British Columbia is on fire. In this Canadian province 56 wildfires "of note" are active and continuing to blow smoke into the skies overhead.
Stalling summer weather like that right now in the Northern hemisphere can turn into "extreme extremes," from heat to drought, from rain to flood.
As temperatures rise in the U.S. West, so do the flames.