Park Williams and Richard Seager, climate experts at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, discuss why California wildfires are expected to expand and intensify with climate change.
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Global demand for beef is fueling the Amazon rainforest fires, and it will take a global solution to fix it.
An Earth Institute adjunct tackles reader questions about the record-breaking fires in Brazil.
A new study combs through the factors that can promote wildfires in California, and concludes that in many cases, warming climate is the decisive driver.
New research will advance understanding of how wildfires may evolve in the future, and how we can most effectively respond to them.
A new study shows that some of Yellowstone National Park’s forests may be at a climate tipping point, and could be replaced by grassland by the middle of this century.
A guide to wildfire experts at the Earth Institute.
Park Williams, a bioclimatologist at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, has found that rising temperatures influence wildfires in the American West.
In Israel and Palestine, wildfires offer an exemplary case study of the potential of environment management as a lever for cooperation, or as a driver of conflict among communities sharing common resources.
As insurers begin to account for climate change in their wildfire risk models, premiums in scorched areas could skyrocket.