Steve Spangler Science: Fire Tornado
Steve Spangler Science

A fire tornado is just like a tornado but made of fire instead of air.

Arizona Game and Fish Department: Focus Wild Arizona Activity Sheets - Wildfires
Arizona Game and Fish Department

Fires can start in forests, deserts or just about anywhere.

AirSpace: Smoke From a Distant Fire (Season 1, Ep.15)
Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

In this episode, Emily, Matt, and Nick take a look at how the pros fight wildfires with everything from large water-carrying airtankers and helicopters to daring smokejumpers who parachute into the blaze equipped with axes, shovels, and chainsaws. 

Outside Podcast: The Future of Fire

In this episode we look at whether or not there’s anything we can do about wildfires in the West—and the likelihood that we’ll take action on potential solutions.

Outside Podcast: Fighting Fire with Fire

In this episode, our friends at Outside/In take a close look at the ecology of prescribed burns.

But Why?: What Happens To The Forest After A Fire?
But Why?

While forest fires can happen almost anywhere, some parts of the world are more prone to them than others, because of weather conditions and landscape.

Science Rules! Fires and Climate Change: A Vicious Cycle
Science Rules!

Now is the time to take a serious look at how fires are related to climate change, and the warning they carry for California, and beyond.

Ologies: Fulminology with Chris Giesige

Wildfire researcher and lightning scientist Chris Giesige answers questions about thunderclaps and lightning flashes in a laid back way that will put him at the top of your Fulminologist list.

Short Wave: Undisclosed - Fire And Flood Risk In The United States
Short Wave (NPR)

There have been many climate-related disasters this year, and along with those events come a heavy emotional and financial toll for residents. But what NPR climate reporters Rebecca Hersher and Lauren Sommer have found is that most people don’t realize their wildfire or flood risk — and that’s putting millions in harm’s way.

Short Wave: Managing Wildfire Through Cultural Burning
Short Wave (NPR)

NPR climate correspondent Lauren Sommer explains how tribal leaders are trying to restore the practice by partnering up with state officials who are starting to see cultural burns as a way to help bring extreme wildfires under control.

Short Wave: The Science Of Wildfire Smoke
Short Wave (NPR)

So what actually is smoke? Jessica Gilman, an atmospheric chemist with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, explains what it’s made of, how it behaves in the atmosphere, and smoke’s role in climate change.

Short Wave: How Record Heat In Siberia Is Messing With...Everything
Short Wave (NPR)

Climate change and this year’s weather patterns are behind the record-breaking heat in Siberia.