Alejandra Borunda, NPR

Alejandra Borunda, NPR
wildfire smoke

Wildfire smoke contributes to thousands of deaths each year in the U.S.

Two new studies show the unseen toll smoke is taking on people across the country. Climate change is likely to make the problem even bigger.
firefighters stand near charred forest

Some of Canada’s wildfires likely made worse by human-driven climate change

Climate change intensified eastern Canada's hot, dry, windy weather this summer. That made Quebec's enormous burns about twice as likely, according to a new study.
people sit near a fan

Just how hot was July? Hotter than anything on record

A new report from NOAA and NASA confirms that last month was the hottest July ever recorded, driven to new heights by human-caused climate change.