When the deadly wildfires ignited on Maui, tourists were turned away. Three weeks later, business owners are eager for them visit — responsibly.
Thousands have been forced to evacuate an area of Canada's Nova Scotia region as wildfires take hold. This comes only weeks after a string of serious wildfires in Alberta and British Columbia.
The estimate comes from scientists who examined the number of carcasses they found up to 48 hours after a fire event. The rate of climate change makes such wildfires inevitable, they say.
There's been about two degrees Fahrenheit of warming so far worldwide. That may sound like a small number, but scientists say it's enough to make extreme weather events much more common.
It's been almost three months since officials in Washington state first appealed to the Trump administration for millions in federal aid to help a town that was destroyed by a wildfire on Labor Day.
The 2020 wildfire season is a grim reminder that disasters unfairly hit the poor and the elderly. Thousands of people on the West Coast still lack even temporary housing.