Some conspiracy theorists have speculatetd that the massive wildfires were "manufactured" by arsonists pushing a climate change agenda.
New research has found 38 percent of the remaining Amazon has been degraded by human actions, including forest fires, logging, and extreme drought.
When fast winds blow, they bring down a huge number of trees, leaves, branches, and logs which make great fuel for a fire.
Bold and significant climate action, anchored in meaningful clean energy expansion and fair environmental justice provisions, is the only way to secure the health, safety, and future of our families.
"It's pretty unusual to have so many intentionally set fires in a relatively short period of time," a fire district spokesman said earlier this week.
As the head of the FCC moves to further restrict the use of Chinese drones, an internal DOI memo argues "there are no domestically produced UAS [unmanned aircraft systems] available" to fight fires the same way.
"We are prepared for the worst, and hoping for the best," Mike McCann said in a statement released by the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest.
According to the National Interagency Fire Center, about 55 large fires are raging in 12 states across the U.S., burning almost 800,000 acres so far.
The California firefighter caused confusion with a video showing her starting fires from a vehicle, but there's a perfectly reasonable explanation behind it.
The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection has warned that "humidity recovery remains slow, continuing the increased fire danger."
Evacuation orders are in effect across parts of Napa County following the Glass Fire, which is zero percent contained.
Around 8,000 wildfires have burned over 3.6 million acres of California this year.
Claims that the fires were started by so-called leftist activists and members of antifa have been debunked by authorities.
Around 7,900 wildfires have burned over 3.4 million acres of California so far this year.
An air quality advisory remains in place for all of Oregon through Thursday.
Fire crews continue to protect the Mount Wilson Observatory, with the fire remaining active in the area.
The historic observatory houses around 50 buildings and several telescopes used by leading astronomers.
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There are currently at least 13 "active large fires" in Oregon, according to the latest report from the National Interagency Fire Center.
Firefighters are battling 28 major fires across the state, several of which are less than 20 percent contained.
Nearly 17,000 firefighters were reported to be battling 29 major wildfires across the state as of Sunday.
More than half of the nearly 5.2 million acres burned by fires across the U.S. were reported to be in California.
Firefighters continue to battle 28 major fires acros the state, with the Creek, Bobcat, Slater and Willow fires reported to be zero percent contained.
Nearly 14,000 firefighters are battling 25 major wildfires, three of which have been zero percent contained, as of Tuesday evening.
Eight U.S. National Forests in California have been temporarily closed, while restrictions were announced for several others due to the threat of ongoing fires.
One person has died due to a medical issue amid the ongoing fire but there may be more casualties, the Fresno Fire Department warned.
The fire was reported to be at 50 acres, with zero percent contained, as of Monday evening.
"There is bad news—radiation is above normal in the fire's center," Yegor Firsov, head of Ukraine's ecological inspection service said.