A combination of urbanization and a warming climate are causing cloud cover to plummet in southern coastal California, leading to increased risk of wildfires.
During a conference at Columbia University, scientists pinpointed areas where advances in fire prediction can be made within the next decade.
In the far north, climate is warming two to three times faster than the global average. How will these changes affect tundra and boreal forests?
Park Williams explains the influence of climate change on droughts and wildfires in the western United States.
A new study says that human-induced climate change has doubled the area affected by forest fires in the U.S. West over the last 30 years.
Scientist Park Williams, recipient of a Climate and Life Fellowship, is examining the influence of climate change on droughts and wildfires.
One scientist is focusing on food security and climate shocks. The other is exploring the influence of climate change on droughts and wildfires.