'Less Is More' - Reducing Carbon Footprint Takes On New Urgency Amid California WildfiresFor many, recent wildfires and the orange skies above the Bay Area were a wake-up call when it comes to climate change.
California Wildfires: 2020 Blazes Burn Area Larger Than Connecticut, Cal Fire SaysCalifornia's record-breaking 2020 wildfire season hit another grim milestone on Monday, with officials saying that fires have burned more than 3 million acres so far this year.
Wildfires, Smoke During Pandemic Intensify Economic Pain In California, West CoastWildfires are destroying property, running up huge losses for property insurers and putting a strain on economic activity along the West Coast that could linger for a year or more.
Rescue Team Drags Bear Injured in Bear Fire Up Rough Terrain to SafetyA small team of state biologists and local law officers hauled a 350-pound black bear injured in the Bear Fire in Butte County across rough terrain to safety.
After Weeks-Long Silence on Wildfires, Trump to Visit California Monday for Briefing on DevastationPresident Trump's public acknowledgment Saturday of the ongoing western wildfires crisis comes after weeks of remaining largely silent on conflagrations which have killed over two dozen people and burned millions of acres.
Lingering Smoke Pollution Leaves 49ers Season Opener Up in the AirAs smoke blankets the Bay Area, the 49ers plan to play football at Levi’s Stadium even as a player didn’t practice Friday because of the poor air quality.
Newsom Signs Bill Lifting Barriers To Inmate Fire Crews Pursuing Firefighter CareersStanding where firefighters have battled one of the many major wildfires burning across the state, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed a bill Friday to remove barriers to inmate fire crews seeking careers as first responders once out of prison.
Creek Fire Update: Advancing Flames Ignite Avalanche Control Explosives At China Peak; Trapped Hikers Awaiting Airlift From Florence LakeFirefighters battling a massive wildfire in tinder-dry and bark beetle infested Sierra forest near Shaver Lake were confronted with a new threat -- a cache of avalanche explosives stashed in a bunker at the China Peak ski area.
Wildfire Damage at Big Basin State Park Extensive but Largest Redwoods Should SurviveA preliminary observation of the fire damage at Big Basin Redwoods State Park reveals many of the park’s largest trees will likely survive but rebuilding and recovery efforts will cost millions.
La Niña Forms: May Bring More Drought, 'Not A Good Sign' For WildfiresLa Nina — which often means a busier Atlantic hurricane season, a drier Southwest and perhaps a more fire-prone California — has popped up in the Pacific Ocean.
August Complex In Mendocino Forest Becomes California's Largest Ever Wildfire; 736 Square Miles BurnedA wildfire burning since last month in Northern California is now the state’s largest on record.
Creek Fire: Nearly 275 Square Miles In Sierra Burned, No ContainmentThe Creek Fire burning in the Sierra National Forest northeast of Fresno continued to rage without any containment Thursday, consuming more than 175,000 acres since it started late last week.
California Wildfires: Trump Largely Silent On Social Media About Historically Devastating FiresPresident Donald Trump as of Thursday morning has yet to offer any public statement of support amid historic wildfires spreading in California and the Pacific Northwest.
Think The 2020 California Wildfires Are Bad? Experts See Worse Natural Disasters In FutureFreak natural disasters — most with what scientists say likely have some kind of climate change connection — seem to be everywhere in the crazy year 2020.
Dolan Fire Update: Nearly 100,000 Acres Burned; Containment Drops To 20%The Dolan Fire in Monterey County, which last week had burned 20,000 acres, has now burned nearly 100,000 acres and firefighters have lost some containment, fire officials said Wednesday.