February 14, 2017, 5am PST
In order to stop new development in areas previously consumed by forest fires, Spanish firefighters are using a little known law that prohibits new building's within a 500 meter (0.3 miles) radius of a cemetery.
October 11, 2016, 6am PDT
Wildfires ravaged the western United States again this year, reflecting the new normal of climate change.
The San Jose Mercury News
July 8, 2016, 9am PDT
Along with climate conditions, urban sprawl is intensifying wildfires and increasing the damage they do.
August 13, 2014, 10am PDT
WIFIRE, a real-time and data-driven simulation, prediction, and visualization technology, combines satellite and remote sensor data to forecast the potential spread of wildfires.
July 29, 2014, 5am PDT
The kicker in a recent article about the current realities of forest fires—and the cost of fighting them—in the United States: The federal government spends 624 percent more on fires than it did 20 years ago.
The Washington Post - Wonkblog
July 7, 2014, 6am PDT
Through the first six months of 2014, some Planetizen posts proved less than enticing to our readers. Instead of dwelling on that distinction as ignominious, let's consider how these neglected few might provide insight into the planning discussion.
June 7, 2014, 5am PDT
An editorial calls for innovative policy in post-fire recovery and reforestation. The recent release of the Environmental Impact Statement for the recovery of the Rim Fire should serve as a barometer for a "new public forestry."
August 8, 2012, 5am PDT
In Colorado and the West, the most desirable real estate is also the most likely to burn, writes Michael Kodas.