Increasingly frequent wildfires fed by a warming climate could turn the park’s dense forests into sparser woodlands.
Americans thought the eclipse was awesome, but hurricanes, wildfires, and an earthquake have some — and not just deeply religious people — thinking dark thoughts.
The fire season was extreme this year in Montana, and it is not over yet. Thousands of people have been evacuated, and two firefighters have died.
Dozens of blazes burning across Oregon and Washington have tainted the air and sent ash raining down on urban centers.
More than 1,000 firefighters battled a stubborn fire that destroyed three homes and scorched thousands of acres of land.