Shawn Mendes Released A New Song About The Canadian Wildfires, And People Are Having Really Strong Reactions
"Oh God, this is Shawn Mendes’ 'We Are The World' isn’t it?"
13 Pictures That Capture How Smoky, Hazy, And Dangerous To Breathe It Is Right Now In NYC/The Northeast
By Tuesday evening, New York City had the poorest air quality of all the world's major cities.
The ongoing drought and a heatwave this week have put much of California at risk for fires.
“It’s a pretty grim picture, and it’s trending worse,” one US Forest Service employee told BuzzFeed News.
Tens of thousands of people evacuated after high winds fueled two fires in suburban areas near Boulder.
Last year, a wildfire destroyed about 10% of the giant sequoia trees. Officials fear the wildfires now burning in California will continue the destruction.
Climate change is making the work of wildland firefighters more grueling each year, leaving them traumatized: "Everyone knows or knows of someone who has died by suicide.”
Thousands of people, many with injured animals, have been forced to flee the wildfires.
From California to Washington, out-of-control wildfires are devouring landscapes and firefighting resources.
The West Coast Wildfires Have Killed Young Children And Devastated Their Families. These Are Their Stories.
“He was a heroic boy, trying against all odds to save his grandmother."
At least 10 people are dead and more are missing after historic wildfires swept through the state.
"He was alone, terrified, and ran for his life."
“The emotional swing has been from wishful thinking...to despair.”
As large swaths of the West Coast burn in unprecedented wildfires, the skies have turned red.
"We are trying to make sure that every animal has a chance for survival.”
At Least Two People Are Dead And Thousands Have Fled Their Homes In The Southern California Wildfires
"It's like you look up and all the sudden fire is everywhere. But we all help each other, we are all human, that is what is important."
The utility company did not definitively say how long the shutdown would last.
Southern California Edison Has Been Blamed For Starting One Of The Largest Wildfires In California History
A power line snapped and created an "electrical arc," sparking one of the largest wildfires in modern California history, investigators said.
It marked the first time a major company has filed for bankruptcy at least partially as a result of climate change.
California Fire Officials Say PG&E; Is Not Responsible For One Of The Worst Wildfires In State History
The Tubbs fire killed 22 people in 2017, setting a new precedent for California’s increasingly unpredictable, deadly, and all-consuming wildfires.
The future is uncertain for PG&E, as well as the people who say it needs to pay for its role in unprecedented death and destruction.
Heavy rain from a powerful storm has sparked mud and debris flows in communities ravaged this month by wildfires, prompting new evacuation orders.
Hundreds of evacuees of the devastating wildfires enjoyed a warm Thanksgiving meal.
Influencers are promoting clothing brands, sales, and themselves using terms related to the fires.
After a wildfire destroyed the town of Paradise, nearby Chico is struggling to absorb the new demands for housing. "We’re out of rentals 100%," one real estate agent said.
Young People Whose Lives Were Turned Upside Down By Wildfires In Greece Have Sent Heartbreaking Messages Of Support To California
"We feel you California."
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Smoke from the fires has made the air hazardous to breathe in many areas, particularly in Northern California.
From Uber drivers selling respirators out of their cars to DIY air purifiers, people are doing what they can to deal with unhealthy air.
“It’s like a total cremation of a town. It’s hard to see.”