UW Researchers Find Wildfire Smoke is More Cooling on Climate Than Computer Models Assume

A study of biomass burning aerosols led by University of Wyoming researchers revealed that smoke from wildfires has more of a cooling effect on the atmosphere than computer models assume.

An Important Finding about the September Labor Day Wildfires

Just extraordinary. The winds at that time were THE STRONGEST EVER OBSERVED at the site during those months for any wind direction from the north, east, southeast, or northwest.

Preventing future forest infernos

The 2020 fire season is nearing its end. But monstrous wildfires continue to rage across America’s western states, devastating towns and habitats, and killing hundreds of people and millions of…

Climate change and ‘atmospheric thirst’ to increase fire danger and drought in NV and CA

New study shows impacts of increased levels of evaporative demand as climate grows warmer and drier DESERT RESEARCH INSTITUTE Research News Reno, Nev. (Nov. 19, 2020) – Climate change and…

The Real Toll of Oregon Forest Losses.

There are other losses to our forests, however, that may not have been fully reported so far. Nearly one million acres burned in Oregon’s west-side Cascade forests. These were some…

Restoring California’s forests to reduce wildfire risks will take time, billions of dollars and a broad commitment

As California contends with its worst wildfire season in history, it’s more evident than ever that land management practices in the state’s forested mountains need major changes.

Bushfires, Concepts of Wilderness, and a New Book

Journalist Clarissa Bye from the Daily Telegraph has done a really good job of summarizing my concerns and recommendations for better bushfire management across Australia.

Virtue, Wherefore Art Thou Signal?

Harnessing the innovative spirit of California, Governor Gavin Newsom today advanced an executive order enlisting California’s vast network of natural and working lands – forests, rangelands, farms, wetlands, coast, deserts…

Grass Fires, Not Forest Fires Dominated Washington State in 2020: What Does That Imply Regarding Global Warming?

But this year, something did happen that made the grass/sageland burn. Something unusual. Extraordinary, record-breaking winds (for the season) hit eastern Washington, with gusts reaching 50-70 mph on September 7th.

Wildfires inhibiting solar power generation in California

Guest “irony can be so ironic” by David Middleton SEPTEMBER 30, 2020Smoke from California wildfires decreases solar generation in CAISO In the first two weeks of September 2020, average solar-powered…

Wild Claim: ‘Someday, even wet forests could burn due to climate change’

From the Climate Change overrules fire science department comes what could very well be the most ridiculous climate scare headline of the year so far. We don’t have an “oxygen-rich…

Data Show Canadian Wildfires At Lowest Level In Decades

Here’s something surprising from Paul Homewood, Not A Lot Of People Know That. While USA wildfires are running higher the last couple of years, according to Canada’s National Forestry Database,…

Global Warming Drives Wildfires Study–Ignores Pre 1979 Data

Reposted from Not A Lot of People Know That By Paul Homewood h/t Philip Bratby Climate change is driving the scale and impact of recent wildfires that have raged in…

Did Global Warming Play A Significant Role in the Recent Northwest Wildfires?

Did global warming (a.k.a. climate change) have a significant impact on the Northwest wildfires of the past few weeks?

‘Climate arson’ and other wildfire nonsense

The lesson? Regardless of what Earth’s climate may do – regardless of who or what may be responsible for any fluctuations – we must take responsible, appropriate, effective measures now.…

Wildfires offsetting California’s expensive cap-and-trade emissions cuts

California’s failure to manage its forests so as to limit wildfires offset much if not all of the state’s expensive efforts to reduce its greenhouse emissions. Three charts from the…

FIRE

The mantra from global warming activists that manmade global warming is causing the fires, and therefore fossil fuels must be eliminated, is rather tiresome, not to mention misses the most…

Irrefutable NASA data: global fires down by 25 percent

Using satellite technology, NASA determined that between 2003 and 2019, global fires have dropped by roughly 25 percent. This makes the “climate change is worsening wildfires” argument completely moot. From…

Gavin Newsom’s Exceedingly Ignorant Climate Claim

Guest post by Jim Steele Scientific evidence reveals there has been no climate effect regards California’s wildfires! None! The data below proves it beyond all doubt. There is no denying…

California’s Creek Fire Creates Its Own Pyrocumulonimbus Cloud

“The pyrocumulonimbus cloud created aerosol index values indicate that this is one of the largest (if not the largest) pyroCb events seen in the United States,” according to Dr. Colin…

Multiple Fires Ignited, Major Dust Storm Develops, Tens of Thousands Out of Power, and I-90/US 2 Closed By Winds in Eastern Washington

Strong winds, gusting to 50-70 mph, has caused a dust storm that has closed major roads in eastern Washington (e.g., I-90 and US-2). Here is a recent satellite image, with…

Understanding Wildfires, Willie Soon, Ph.D.

From DDP 38th Annual Meeting, August 15, 2020, Las Vegas, NV

Minimizing California Wildfires

How do we focus our resources to minimize the devastation caused by California’s wildfires? First, we can reduce ignitions. California’s deadliest fire, the Camp Fire and California’s 2nd largest fire,…

No Fuel, No Fire

With wildfires devastating California, it may be worth while seeing if lessons can be learned from Australia. Connections between American and Australian firefighters go back many years, with each helping…