It’s important to know your local disaster risks and how those risks are changing. Here’s what you need to be prepared.
Building even more power poles and transmission lines won’t avert outages when major disasters strike.
The Massif des Maures was devastated by fires this year, but the region’s hardy cicadas continued to sing thanks to their unique survival methods.
76 per cent of Canadians say environmental policy and sustainability is a priority when considering where to live.
Rapid attribution studies reveal climate change’s influence on the weather, but they’re expensive and time-consuming.
This enormous, unprecedented algal bloom could have profound implications for carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere and for the marine ecosystem.
Canadians are faced with an unwanted election that’s placed climate progress at unnecessary risk.
As the risk of fires rises in areas once considered too wet to burn, it creates hazards for mountain communities and for downstream water supplies.
A fire scientist explains the risk of flying embers that can travel over a mile from a wildfire and how people can protect their homes.
It might be time to reschedule football season. With rising temperatures, poorer air quality and a worsening hurricane season, climate change threatens the future of the American sport.
An atmospheric scientist and sailplane pilot describes why large areas of burned land can produce clouds and rainstorms.
Needs will continue in Haiti and New Orleans – and for Afghan refugees – long past the point when most donors will have found new priorities.
To stay healthy, it’s important to understand how wildfire smoke can harm your body and how to protect yourself.
Whether Canada is able to address the most pressing challenges of the next several generations requires the full participation and support of rural people and places.
Not all forests respond to hotter and drier conditions in the same way.
The ecological cost of the deadly fires in southern France will be enormous. Scientists and residents will have to find a way to rebuild together.
Hundreds of computer simulations point to a few best strategies for keeping homes safe from fire in a warming climate.
More than 40 fire scientists and forest ecologists in the US and Canada teamed up to investigate why wildfires are getting more extreme. Climate change is part of the problem, but there’s more.
As wildfires continue to edge closer to towns and agricultural areas, grape producers and wine-makers in the Okanagan must once again deal with this increasingly frequent threat of smoke taint.
New research found that smoke from the Camp Fire in Paradise, California, carried high concentrations of lead. An environmental toxicologist explains what else you’re breathing and how to stay safe.