Wildfires
Cancer-causing chemical taints water after California blaze  ABC NEWS · 3 days
Officials say the drinking water in Paradise, California, is contaminated with the cancer-causing chemical benzene after a deadly wildfire last year more
California wildfires: Seeking solutions to a wicked problem  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
More than 2.7 million Californians live in areas that are at very high risk for wildfires, according to our analysis of census data and state fire maps. They live in more than... more
Clearing forests: No simple solution to California wildfires  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
With nearly 40 million people living in California and development spreading into once-wild regions, some of the state's best tools toward preventing wildfires can't be widely used. more
Efforts to clear fire-prone California forests face hurdles  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
With nearly 40 million people living in California and development spreading into once-wild regions, some of the state's best tools toward preventing wildfires can't be widely used. more
Which houses survived wildfire? Often, those built to code  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
The sky was turning orange and the embers were flying from the Camp Fire when Oney and Donna Carrell and Donna's father sped away from their Paradise home. more
Climate change made the Arctic greener. Now parts of it are turning brown.  SCIENCE-NEWS · 1 week
Arctic browning could have far-reaching consequences for people and wildlife, affecting habitat and atmospheric carbon uptake as well as increasing wildfire risk. more
Post-wildfire step-pool streams  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Boulder, Colo., USA: Steps and pools are among the most stable and functionally important features in the mountain river landscape. Their stability is important for dissipating stream energy, withstanding ordinary floods and resisting erosion, and regulating the flow and sediment... more
Post-wildfire step-pool streams  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Steps and pools are among the most stable and functionally important features in the mountain river landscape. Their stability is important for dissipating stream energy, withstanding ordinary floods and resisting erosion, and regulating the flow and sediment dynamics feeding into... more
Step 1: Build A House. Step 2: Set It On Fire  NPR · 3 weeks
After back-to-back hurricanes and wildfires, insurers are looking for more-resilient construction materials. That means building model homes and then blowing off their roofs or setting them... more
California to waive environmental rules for fire season prep  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
California Gov. Gavin Newsom moved Friday to bypass environmental regulations to prepare for the next wildfire season, a move he said was necessary to prevent further loss of life even... more
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