Wildfires

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The photo that has come to define Turkey’s wildfires
Image of boy watching firefighting plane in smoke-filled skies has been shared widely on Turkish social media

Bethan McKernan

05, Aug, 2021 @3:09 PM

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‘The very worst things we could imagine’: a terrifying documentary on US wildfires
In Bring Your Own Brigade, British film-maker Lucy Walker takes us back to the California tragedies of 2018 and a crisis that continues to rage on

David Smith in Washington

04, Aug, 2021 @2:21 PM

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‘I came home to fight for my land’: First Nations battle Canada blaze that displaced them
First Nations leaders now want more influence on how the forests are managed, and the right to conduct prescribed burns

Cole Burston in Kamloops and Leyland Cecco in Toronto

04, Aug, 2021 @10:10 AM

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Anger in Turkey grows over government’s handling of wildfires
Response of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s ruling party seen by many as out of touch as blazes rage for seventh day

Bethan McKernan Turkey correspondent

03, Aug, 2021 @10:19 PM

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Britain could be taking the lead in tackling the climate crisis. Where’s the ambition? | Keir Starmer
Ahead of Cop26, the Tories are failing to act on their promises, says Labour leader Keir Starmer

Keir Starmer

03, Aug, 2021 @6:00 PM

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‘We do what the Red Cross won’t’: a day in the life of a wildfire Relief Angel
As the largest wildfire in the US burns, a team of volunteers is supplementing the work done by larger aid groups – seeking out the most desperate and hardest to reach

Deborah Bloom in Bly, Oregon

03, Aug, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Wildfire fighters advance against biggest US blaze amid dire warnings
Oregon’s Bootleg fire 84% contained but parched conditions raise risk of new ignitions

Gabrielle Canon and agencies

02, Aug, 2021 @7:27 PM

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Turkey appeals for help to fight wildfires as heatwave continues
Wildfires break out across much of southern Europe, with temperature reaching 45C in Greece

Lorenzo Tondo in Caltanissetta, Sicily, and agencies

02, Aug, 2021 @4:04 PM

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Climate crisis has cost Colorado billions – now it wants oil firms to pick up the bill
ExxonMobil and Suncor face lawsuits in the western state but big oil’s apologists say the US consumer is to blame for emissions

Chris McGreal in Gold Hill, Colorado

02, Aug, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Tourists evacuated from Pescara as Italy records more than 800 wildfires
Wildfires burn across Italy, Spain, Greece and Turkey in heatwave bringing temperatures above 40C

Lorenzo Tondo and agencies

01, Aug, 2021 @7:26 PM

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Tourists rescued from burning Med resorts by flotilla of boats
Six dead from wildfires raging across Turkey, Italy and Greece as temperatures hit 40C

David Connett

31, Jul, 2021 @10:01 PM

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In the shadow of Paradise, nearby residents make uneasy peace with fire
Smoke, closed businesses and constant worry have changed life for those living with disaster on their doorstep

Dani Anguiano in Butte county

31, Jul, 2021 @11:53 AM

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