Australia's wildfires have illuminated a growing global concern over water quality. That's because forests, grasslands and other natural areas that supply drinking water to millions of people are increasingly vulnerable to fire in a hotter, drier world.
By Tammy Webber, Associated Press
The icon of the longest-running public service campaign in the U.S. is being honored with birthday parties around the country this week.
By Associated Press
Wildfires have burned more than 100,000 acres across seven states in the southern Appalachian Mountains since late October.
By Nsikan Akpan
Human-made climate change doubled forest fires over the last three decades, a new study says. Here's what people can and can't do to fight these blazes in the future.
By Nsikan Akpan
By PBS NewsHour
High temperatures, unpredictable winds and extremely dry conditions caused by the relentless drought have made managing this summer's blazes particularly challenging and unpredictable in California. The NewsHour's Cat Wise reports from Lake County, one of the state's hardest hit areas.
By Xander Landen
Indonesia has the highest deforestation rate in the world, according to a study published in the journal "Nature Climate Change" in June.
A new statistical analysis from NASA reveals that the extreme summer heat felt by many Americans this year is the result of global warming. Hari Sreenivasan talks to Columbia University's James Hansen who says the greatest barrier to public recognition…
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