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Firefighters tackle Highlands wildfire that may become UK’s largest ever
The blaze, which began near Inverness in Scotland, is still not out after four days and its cause is unknown

Vivian Ho

31, May, 2023 @10:20 PM

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California utility avoids trial for 2020 wildfire that killed four
Pacific Gas and Electric will pay over $50m for rebuilding and civic penalties and continue initiatives to reduce wildfire risks

Dani Anguiano in Los Angeles

31, May, 2023 @8:01 PM

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‘Unprecedented’ Nova Scotia wildfires expected to worsen, officials warn
More than 18,000 people remain under evacuation order outside Halifax as Canadian PM Justin Trudeau pledges federal assistance

Leyland Cecco in Toronto

31, May, 2023 @4:05 PM

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If being unable to insure your home isn’t a wake-up call about climate crisis, I don’t know what is | Arwa Mahdawi
The rising incidence of wildfires means many Californians can no longer insure their property. It’s a sign of what’s ahead for the whole housing market, writes Arwa Mahdawi

Arwa Mahdawi

31, May, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Nova Scotia officials declare emergency over rare and ‘very aggressive’ wildfires
Thousands forced from their homes after spring fires destroy buildings in Canadian province

Leyland Cecco in Toronto

29, May, 2023 @3:53 PM

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Paradise review – visually striking account of Siberian wildfires leans towards abstraction
Alexander Abaturov’s stunning film captures the resilience of villagers in remote Shologon, but feels contextless

Phuong Le

27, May, 2023 @5:40 PM

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Heavy rains in Canada offer relief from wildfires but could lead to flooding
Crews hope wet weather could be ‘turning point’ after worst start to fire season on record in which area the size of Wales has burned

Leyland Cecco in Toronto

23, May, 2023 @4:26 PM

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Why I stopped arguing about the climate emergency and tried the silent treatment instead | Helena Echlin
The sensible methods didn’t work, so I became a member of the Red Rebel Brigade. Now I feel I’m doing something useful, says the journalist and author Helena Echlin

Helena Echlin

22, May, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Villages evacuated as ‘very large’ wildfire ravages south-west Spain
Hundreds of firefighters struggle to contain blaze across at least 7,500 hectares in northern Extremadura

Sam Jones in Madrid

19, May, 2023 @3:50 PM

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Punishing heatwave grips Pacific north-west as wildfires rage in western Canada
Temperatures pushed past 90F (32C) with forecasters warning they would remain 20-30 degrees higher than average this week

Gabrielle Canon

15, May, 2023 @8:25 PM

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Canada: extreme ‘heat dome’ temperatures set to worsen wildfires
System – extremely rare for this time of year – likely to fuel fires that have already displaced tens of thousands of residents

Leyland Cecco in Toronto

12, May, 2023 @4:45 PM

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Record number of serious outdoor fires tackled in England in summer 2022
Soaring temperatures meant number of naturally occurring wildfires was also highest on record

Michael Goodier

11, May, 2023 @2:41 PM

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