The fire comes after a year of drought across the western U.S. and an unusually warm December.
Countries choosing to keep nuclear power are less effective at meeting carbon reduction goals.
Ongoing habitat loss and the spread of invasive species and non-native insect diseases are also taking their toll.
A growing body of evidence has detailed the extent to which the climate crisis fuels more frequent, intense wildfires.
We must identify emerging threats and opportunities to protect biodiversity and proactively shape policies.
“When it’s ‘code red’ you do things you’ve never done before,” said one member of the group.
Nearly every major oil and gas company now claims to accept the science, but their actions speak louder than words.
This year’s climate “wins,” organizers say, are essential to take stock of in order to continue the momentum.
Truthout looks back at a year of loss, shifting narratives and hope in resistance.