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Can you really use foil to fireproof your house?
Get the facts before wrapping your home.
Australian wildfires fueled an algae bloom bigger than the continent itself
Smoke spread across the Southern Ocean fed iron to the algae, causing a massive boom.
The Dixie fire is on track to be California’s biggest ever
This summer turned out to be a particularly fiery one out West.
This week’s ultra hot weather is brought to you by heat domes—and climate change
It’s a good weekend to stay inside.
More than a dozen US states are under a heatwave alert
Soaring temperatures could cause droughts and floods in stressed-out areas.
Wildfire smoke is spreading far and fast. Here’s how to live with it.
Learn to check the air quality as often as you check the weather.
The West Coast is full of wildfires. Here’s what’s going on in Oregon and California.
Nearly 750,000 acres of the US are ablaze right now.
Extreme heat and wildfires have caused literal firestorms across Canada
It’s at least as terrifying as it sounds.
Wildfires could hit your hometown. Here’s how to prepare.
Your summer doesn’t have to go up in flames.
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