Fires

January 4, 2016, 12pm PST
The Address Downtown hotel, a 63-story, mixed-use high-rise very close to the world's tallest building, went up in flames on Dec. 31, raising questions about other high-rises that use the same heavy cladding material building on the exterior.
Reuters
September 17, 2013, 8am PDT
Disaster insurance isn’t just a pain in the neck. It could help us live better within a changing climate.
The Conversation
May 15, 2010, 9am PDT
A new nonfiction book called "The Fires" reveals how The RAND Corporation suggested money-saving cuts for New York City that resulted in a season of deadly fires in the city's poorest neighborhoods.
BLDBLOG
April 10, 2009, 9am PDT
With years of drought, recent deadly fires, outbreaks of pests and a multitude of other problems, Australia is becoming the poster child for what effects global climate change will have.
Los Angeles Times
February 10, 2009, 12pm PST
If climate change is behind the horrific brush fires in Australia, then North Americans should be concerned about climatic changes killing off their own forests.
Daily Kos