Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder


Potent Greenhouse Gas Declines in the US, Confirming Success of Control Efforts
March 07, 2023

A new NOAA analysis shows U.S.

Towering Wildfire Clouds Have Big Impacts on the Stratosphere
February 23, 2023

Images of vast clouds of wildfire smoke towering into the sky have become all too familiar from recent active fire years across the weste

Western Wildfires Destroying More Homes Per Square Mile Burned
February 01, 2023

More than three times as many houses and other structures burned in Western wildfires in 2010-2020 than in the previous decade, and that wasn’t only because more acreage burned, a new analysis has found. Human ignitions started 76 percent of the wildfires that destroyed structures, and those fires tended to be in flammable areas where homes, commercial structures, and outbuildings are increasingly common.