Since September, roughly 2.7 million acres have burned in the southeastern state of New South Wales.
A new fire started in Los Angeles County on Saturday, prompting the evacuation of the lot of a major film studio.
Jessie Mercer of Chico, California presented the sculpture at Butte County's Center for Learning and Resilience.
While many wildfires in California have been contained, some new fires have begun, including one near San Diego.
Several fires have been fully contained but 7 large fires remain burning across California, 5 of which are yet to be contained.
Fire weather conditions remain throughout parts of California including the Bay Area, Los Angeles and San Diego, as a new fire breaks out in Lake County.
The Amazon rainforest is important to the global climate because of its role in storing vast amounts of carbon dioxide.
Residents of Southern California are advised to remain alert this week, with dry weather conditions prolonging the risk of wildfires.
The fire spread to cover around 750 acres within an hour of it breaking out on Thursday evening.
The Camp Fire killed 85 people and destroyed the town of Paradise, California. Rather than an isolated event, it may be a harbinger of things to come, a new documentary says.
California has been swept by another rapidly moving fire in the Somis and Santa Paula areas of Ventura County.
Another fire broke out early Thursday in Santa Paula, California, during the first-ever extreme red flag warning by the National Weather Service.
The historic Ronald Reagan Presidential Library had a narrow escape from a new fire that raged across the Simi Valley area of Ventura County.
"The problem right now is that everything," David Rubin said, "from academia to public utilities, to politics, everything that goes woke."
There are at least 7 active large fires burning in California, which has so far covered around 97,500 acres.
Some customers who were affected by the October 26 power shutoffs may be affected by the outages today.
Parts of the San Francisco Bay Area and other parts of California continue to be affected by extremely hazardous air quality conditions that could lead to adverse health effects.
The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has launched an investigation into utility groups following a report that revealed an electrical line from PG&E malfunctioned moments before the Kincade Fire.
The threat of California's wildfires continues with critical dry and windy weather conditions expected through Wednesday.
PG&E's latest shutdown could see customers affected by the shutdown on Saturday left without power until Thursday.
The Soda Rock and Field Stone wineries were claimed by the Kincade Fire in Sonoma County.
"We have 10 years to cut carbon emissions in half. If we don't, scenes like this can get much worse," Ocasio-Cortez tweeted, promoting the Green New Deal.
The fire broke out in LA County about 9 a.m. PDT on Monday and prompted the shutdown of the 101 Freeway.
High Santa Ana winds, combined with low humidity made for ripe conditions for wildfires.
Air quality levels are expected to reach unhealthy levels throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, and residents have been warned to avoid exposure.
A state of emergency has been declared across California amid the Kincade Fire, with a string of schools closed and parts of Sonoma and Napa counties under evacuation orders and warnings.
The National Weather Service issued a red flag warning urging people in the San Francisco Bay Area to prepare for dangerously strong offshore winds that will cause fires to spread rapidly.
PG&E plans to implement staggered power cuts beginning Saturday at 2 p.m. PT. The company advises that "customers are being asked to prepare for an extended outage of at least two days once the severe weather has passed."
As of Friday morning, at least 50,000 people have been ordered to evacuate as nine active wildfires continue to burn through parts of California.
High Santa Ana winds have raised concerns about the dangers to residents if the fires spread rapidly.