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California shut off power grids this week, but not because of clean energy
The state's grid operator has called for building more capacity for wind and solar, not less.
The future may be full of fire tornadoes
Everything you never wanted to know about whirling infernos.
COVID-19 could make this year’s wildfire season more dangerous
Firefighting and pandemics don’t mix.
For prairie flowers, fire is the ultimate matchmaker
Some like it hot.
California needs to set more fires
A new study reveals the risks, regulations, and limited resources that hold back plans for prescribed blazes.
Heat and drought are causing feral camels to overrun communities in Australia
More than 5,000 animals were culled to curb the damage, but the wildfires aren’t to blame.
Australia’s government needs to take drastic action to prevent future fires—and so do the rest of us
Dispatches from the front lines of climate change.
Track Australia’s raging bushfires with these official sources
Here’s how people in the country and overseas can monitor the movement of fire fronts in real time.
Our best bet against tick infestations might be fire
If done right, regular, planned fires can manage tick populations in the Northeast.
You can expect more blackouts as the country heats up
A massive—and dangerous—power outage in California is just the beginning.