Because the impacts of climate change may make us less likely to cut emissions

A woman on an electric scooter rides past the smoke-engulfed New York skyline.

The fires raging in Canada’s southeastern province of Quebec are unprecedented. A hot, dry spring allowed tinder to build, and thunderstorms in early June lit the match, dramatically intensifying the 2023 fire season. As the smoke swept south, it created apocalyptic skies over the northeastern United States and placed more than 100 million people on … Read more

Canadian bushfire emissions hit record highs as smoke reaches Europe

Canadian bushfire emissions hit record highs as smoke reaches Europe

[1/4]Flames reach high along the edge of a fire, seen from a Canadian Forces helicopter patrolling the area near Mistissini, Quebec, Canada June 12, 2023. Cpl Marc-Andre Leclerc/Canadian Forces/Handout via REUTERS/ Photo files 27 June – Wildfires that have swept through large swathes of eastern and western Canada have released a record 160 million tonnes … Read more