Floods, wildfires and hurricanes can have long-term financial consequences for college-age people. As climate change makes disasters more common, more and more students are struggling.
The number of days that Georgia can now perform “prescribed burning” is shrinking as a result of climate change, adding to the already delicate balance of the fire prevention action.
Towns across the U.S. want to stop building homes that are vulnerable to climate-driven disasters, like wildfires, floods and droughts. It's easier said than done.
After flames destroyed 1.3 million Joshua trees in Mojave National Preserve, biologists began replanting seedlings. But many have died, and now another fire has torched more of the iconic succulents.
In preparing for future fires, Maui doesn't have to look far. States like California have passed wildfire policies to reduce the risk that a community will be destroyed.
Record high temperatures, strong winds and thunderstorms are prompting warnings for high wildfire danger across the Pacific Northwest.
People are consulting weather apps, donning rain gear and downing electrolytes in a quest to enjoy the 100 days between Memorial Day and Labor Day.
The wildfires that killed more than 100 people in Maui are the deadliest to hit the U.S. in more than a century. Here's a look back at some of the country's most lethal blazes and lessons learned.
Hundreds of homes, buildings and structures have been destroyed in the historic town of Lahaina.
Smoke from a record-setting season of Canadian wildfires has floated across the United States all summer, and last week, Georgia experienced the consequences.
William Simpson wants to deploy the wild horses across public lands, to live and graze — and ultimately, prevent the worst wildfires.
About 7,500 people in the town of Weed and several nearby communities in Northern California were under evacuation orders.
A University of Georgia study finds that lower-income homeowners are at higher risk of wildfire losses and canceled homeowners insurance.
Last year, Georgia saw 2,444 forest fires burn around 12,500 acres — down from a 10-year-high in 2017.
More than 500 mature sequoias were threatened but there were no reports of severe damage to any named trees, such as the 3,000-year-old Grizzly Giant.