Science articles

Ten ways climate change can make wildfires worse

As out-of-control wildfires ravage large swathes of Portugal, Spain and northern California, AFP talked to scientists about the ways in which global warming can amplify the problem.

Firefighters make progress in California but weather not promising

Thousands of firefighters, backed by US troops and crews from as far away as Australia and New Zealand, were on Wednesday making progress battling the biggest wildfire on record in California — but the weather forecast for the rest of the week is not promising, officials said.

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