Energy & Environment

Why it matters: Ominous forecasts about the impact of climate change serve as the backdrop for the world — led by U.S. lawmakers and companies — to debate big action on the problem, which could upend energy systems and our way of life.

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The climate confidence gap

Wildfire smoke is also a carbon emissions problem

Andrew Freedman
Updated Jun 9, 2023 - Energy & Environment

Record-breaking wildfire-related smoke event affects at least 61.8 million

Rebecca Falconer
Updated Jun 8, 2023 - Science

Biden sending more U.S. firefighters to help Canadian wildfire crisis

Sri Ravipati
Updated Jun 8, 2023 - Energy & Environment

In photos: Smoke from Canada wildfires engulfs eastern U.S.

Officials: Colorado's Marshall Fire caused by residential embers and detached power line

Canadian wildfire smoke drives record poor air quality in East Coast

Jacob Knutson
Updated Jun 8, 2023 - Energy & Environment

D.C., Baltimore choked by smoke from Canada wildfires

El Niño officially develops amid record weather extremes: NOAA

Summers are heating up fastest in these cities