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Breathing Fire: The threat of a destructive wildfire in South Jersey is growing. Is enough being done to prepare?

Breathing Fire: The threat of a destructive wildfire in South Jersey is growing. Is enough being done to prepare?

  • Published: Jun 4th, 2019

In partnership with the Newark Star-Ledger/NJ.com. Across New Jersey, some land managers have long used prescribed burns as an important tool for their work.

Breathing Fire: Fighting fire with fire: Should California burn its forests to protect against catastrophe?

Breathing Fire: Fighting fire with fire: Should California burn its forests to protect against catastrophe?

  • Published: May 29th, 2019

In partnership with The Sacramento Bee. In California, the debate over prescribed burns is complicated by a deadly history with wildfires that have grown quickly out of control.

Breathing Fire: ‘If we don’t burn it, nature will’: Georgia blazes old fears, leads nation in prescribed fire

Breathing Fire: ‘If we don’t burn it, nature will’: Georgia blazes old fears, leads nation in prescribed fire

  • Published: May 29th, 2019

In partnership with The Telegraph and Southerly. In the face of more intense and frequent wildfires, federal land managers consider adopting burning practices the Southeast has been successfully using for decades.

As Temperatures Rise in Tucson, so Do Concerns over Health Risks Linked to Higher Ozone Levels

As Temperatures Rise in Tucson, so Do Concerns over Health Risks Linked to Higher Ozone Levels

  • Published: May 20th, 2019

In partnership with the Arizona Daily Star. Ozone levels in Tucson and other Arizona urban areas are increasing as temperatures hit record or near-record levels with worsening health risks.

N.J. Is Warming at An Alarming Rate and It’s Making Our Air Harder to Breathe

N.J. Is Warming at An Alarming Rate and It’s Making Our Air Harder to Breathe

  • Published: Apr 19th, 2019

In partnership with NJ Advance Media. Since 1970, New Jersey has experienced a 3°F increase in annual average temperatures, making it one of the fastest-warming states in the nation, Climate Central analysts found when examining temperature records.

Earlier Springs Heighten Allergy Misery in Tennessee

Earlier Springs Heighten Allergy Misery in Tennessee

  • Published: Apr 4th, 2019

In partnership with WVLT/CBS. Knoxville is ranked as one of the most challenging U.S. cities in which to live for seasonal allergy sufferers. And the effects of heat-trapping pollution in the atmosphere are making their misery worse.

A Change in the Air: Earlier Springs Bring Allergies and Asthma to Hard-Hit San Antonio

A Change in the Air: Earlier Springs Bring Allergies and Asthma to Hard-Hit San Antonio

  • Published: Mar 27th, 2019

In partnership with the Rivard Report. San Antonio is one of the most challenging cities for spring allergies sufferers, and rising temperatures are making it worse.

‘Protectors of the Coast’ — What the Northward March of Mangroves Means for Fishing, Flooding and Carbon

‘Protectors of the Coast’ — What the Northward March of Mangroves Means for Fishing, Flooding and Carbon

  • Published: Mar 22nd, 2019

In partnership with WJCT-Jacksonville, The Florida Times-Union, and PBS NewsHour. Ranges of mangroves have naturally waxed and waned over the years, influenced by the weather, but with climate change has come a crucial reduction in crop- and tree-killing freeze events.