Born in the ice age, humankind now faces the age of fire – and Australia is on the frontline | Tom Griffiths

The bushfires and the plague are symptoms of something momentous unfolding on Earth – an acceleration…

Can California’s top wine region survive the era of megafire?

As the climate crisis brings increasingly unpredictable fire seasons, the future of the $43bn industry is…

Dying birds and the fires: scientists work to unravel a great mystery

Nobody knowns precisely how wildfire smoke affects birds’ health and migratory patterns. Now, citizen birdwatchers are…

Americans are becoming climate migrants before our eyes | Alex Domash

While the US closes the doors on climate migrants from abroad, it must acknowledge that the…

Brazil's Amazon rainforest suffers worst fires in a decade

Satellites record 61% rise in hotspots over September 2019Scientist warns: ‘It could get worse if the…

America is at war with wildfires. Yet Trump is on the side of the inferno | David Sirota

Trump long ago made clear that in the with-us-or-against-us climate war, he is against us and…

Just like Australia, disinformation is thriving during the US fire crisis | Jason Wilson

In both countries, fake news about arson proliferated while the role of climate change was obscuredDisinformation…

Dear America, we too have seen red skies in Australia and we can tell you what happens next | Brigid Delaney

We also faced the gross insult to our intelligence, told it was not man-made climate change…

Brazil's Pantanal wetlands on fire – in pictures

Number of fires in world’s biggest tropical wetlands more than doubled in first half of 2020…

The megafires and pandemic expose the lies that frustrate action on climate change | Tim Flannery

If there was a moment of true emergency in the fight to preserve our climate, it…