September 8, 2017

Was the August fire in Greenland burning in peat? Why should we care? 

September 7, 2017

Multiple wildfires burned across the western United States in early September 2017, sending smoke drifting across the country.

August 18, 2017

Climate and vegetation are changing in the area where a rare wildfire is burning in Greenland this summer. 

July 31, 2017

Wildfires continue to burn in British Columbia helped along by hot and dry conditions.

July 24, 2017

Temperatures in the 90s and little to no rainfall have triggered exceptional drought in parts of the Northern Plains. Crops have been ravaged and fire risk is high in Montana, Wyoming, and parts of North and South Dakota. 

July 13, 2017

An early summer heat wave in Europe broke records and helped spur wildfires across the region.

March 22, 2017

Hot and dry conditions across the Southern Plains proved perfect for the spread of large wildfires across the prairie in March.

May 18, 2016

One reason the Fort McMurray area was at high risk for an early-season forest fire was that April snow cover was well below average in much of western North America.

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May 12, 2016

A massive wildfire in northern Alberta has grown out of control, causing the evacuation of Fort McMurray, a city of 80,000 people. What climate conditions fostered this unusual early-season fire?

July 24, 2015

Hot and dry are the perfect ingredients for wildfires, and the recipe was on the menu across western North America in 2015.