September 20, 2016
While hundreds of wildfires raged over mainland Portugal, the normally peaceful and idyllic resort island of Madeira was also hit by deadly fires, killing three people and destroying more than 150 homes.
August 16, 2016
Since early August 2016, hundreds of fires have been raging in Portugal and Spain. More than 4,000 firefighters and 30 aircraft battled blazes on mainland Portugal, but heat and strong winds hampered the firefighting efforts.
September 22, 2015
Aquila Space is building briefcase-sized satellites that can capture and send back images of more than 12 million square miles of Earth daily. Meanwhile, its Silicon Valley partner Astro Digital is developing software that allows anyone to process and analyze the data.
September 10, 2015
Irvine, Calif., Sept. 8, 2015 – Wildfires have ravaged both populated and unpopulated regions of Southern California at an increasing rate over the past few decades, and scientists from three University of California campuses and partner institutions are predicting that by midcentury, as a consequence of climate change causing hotter and drier summers, a lot