Wildfires

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‘The climate crisis is now’: haunting video spotlights California wildfires
The release by a Greta Thunberg-inspired activist group was timed with the global climate strike protests launching Friday

Gabrielle Canon

23, Sep, 2022 @10:00 AM

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‘Dramatic’ rise in wildfire smoke triggers decline in US air quality for millions
Recent record fire seasons in the west have increased pollution across the country, affecting people’s health, scientists say

Oliver Milman

22, Sep, 2022 @9:30 AM

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Alaskans grapple with fallout from typhoon-related flooding
Rising waters brought power outages, damage and concerns over surviving the winter as downpours also affected California

Maanvi Singh and agencies

19, Sep, 2022 @7:48 PM

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‘Part of the same land’: Lebanese and Syrians join forces to fight wildfires
Volunteer firefighting service is bringing refugees and local people together to save Akkar province’s ancient woodlands

Lemma Shehadi in Akkar

15, Sep, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Rescuers search for person missing in Los Angeles mountain area mudslides as thousands evacuate
Heavy rains are remnants of tropical storm that brought badly needed rainfall to drought-stricken southern California last week

Guardian staff and agencies

13, Sep, 2022 @9:29 PM

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Tropical Storm Kay bears down on California with rain and 100mph winds
The fierce weather comes with a risk of flash floods and gusts that could fuel wildfires burning across the state

Gabrielle Canon and agency

10, Sep, 2022 @12:36 AM

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California’s week of heat and wildfires foretell a punishing autumn
The fall season traditionally brings the highest fire risk to the west, but experts are bracing for even more explosive blazes

Gabrielle Canon in Los Angeles

07, Sep, 2022 @10:00 AM

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California heatwave enters intense phase bringing blackouts and wildfires
Four fire-related deaths were reported over the weekend as more than 4,000 firefighters battled 14 large blazes across the state

Maanvi Singh and agencies

06, Sep, 2022 @10:46 PM

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Two killed in northern California wildfire as firefighters continue to battle blazes
Deaths confirmed by Siskiyou sheriff on Sunday as high temperatures add to challenge for firefighters

Dani Anguiano in Los Angeles and agencies

04, Sep, 2022 @11:22 PM

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Fast-moving California wildfire poses threat to rural communities
About 7,500 people in Weed and those nearby under evacuation orders as much of state faces brutal heatwave

Guardian staff and agencies

03, Sep, 2022 @5:41 PM

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Country diary: The land is scarred from a summer of wildfires
Sandy, Bedfordshire: All I can see is dry grass and kindling. Where is the rain to wash us into autumn?

Derek Niemann

03, Sep, 2022 @4:30 AM

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Blazes erupt across California as state bakes in scorching heat
Seven firefighters hospitalized, with extreme temperatures expected to last through Labor Day

Gabrielle Canon and agencies

02, Sep, 2022 @11:35 PM

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