The fire in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties had scorched 273,400 acres, or about 427 square miles of coastal foothills and national forest.
Crews take advantage of easing conditions, managing to stop the state's third-largest wildfire from burning thousands of homes near Santa Barbara.
Forecasters aid and abet Donald Trump's misinformation by consistently ignoring the role of global warming in a recent string of national disasters.
More than 3,500 homes and businesses have been destroyed as the catastrophic blazes rage on.
A pair of new studies shows how American climate refugees will "reshape" the population landscape of the nation.
High-risk areas are mapped and targeted in efforts by the U.S. and Europe to reduce the risks of catastrophic economic and health effects caused by fires.
The effects of climate change mean the topsoil that gives the U.S. its agricultural strength is now in jeopardy of being blown away.
Among the many wildfires currently roiling Alaska, Washington and other parts of North America is a series of smoke-spewing infernos that have forced about 3,000 people from their homes in several communities in the northern region of the Canadian province of Saskatchewan.
As the Denver Post previously reported, between 1990 and 2000, more than a third of all homes built in America were built in the so-called Wildland-Urban Interface -- aka the fire red zones.