Fires in arid Australia are extensive, largely unmanaged, often destructive and significantly under-reported.
Private companies rate all kinds of investments, from stocks to used cars. Now, they’re starting to analyze climate risks to local real estate – but how reliable are their findings?
Pollution from more frequent floods and wildfires – exacerbated by the warming climate – is threatening human health and poses particular risks to the brain.
Policy-makers need the courage to commit to meaningful reductions of greenhouse gas emissions if we want to avoid the widespread loss of mountain glaciers.
Warm autumn weather has produced dull leaf colors across the eastern US this year, but climate change isn’t the only way that humans have altered trees’ fall displays.
More than half of the world’s population lives in cities, and that share is growing. Rapid climate change could make many cities unlivable in the coming decades without major investments to adapt.
The Athens fires were a dangerous reflection of Atomist philosophies that see the world as exploitable, for sale and open to waste and abuse.
Two forest researchers whose own communities were threatened by fires in 2021 explain how historic policies left forests at high risk of megafires.
The US has learned that it cannot suppress its way to a healthy relationship with fire in the West. That strategy failed, even before climate change proved it to be no strategy at all.
When a disaster strikes, you may be stuck for days without power or safe running water. Or you might only have time to grab a bag and go.
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.