It’s been an extraordinarily hot summer—with deadly effect— all across the Northern Hemisphere. Has the heat been changing how people think about climate change?© Pascal Guyot/AFP/Getty Images
Fires have been hitting communities hard in countries like Greece, Sweden, Portugal, the UK and the US in recent months. What is causing these infernos and how can we deal with them?
With 18 wildfires burning across the state and a “new normal” that's several years old, wildfire experts say it may be time for California to take what has been a given—development with more growth—and rethink that model.© Kent Porter/The Press Democrat/AP
When thou passest through the waters, I will be with thee; and through the rivers, they shall not overflow thee: when thou walkest through the fire, thou shalt not be burned; neither shall the flame kindleupon thee.
When faced with raging fires, what keeps firefighters and first responders going? Courage. Their courage is a strong force for good because it comes directly from God.
You can read Sandy Sandberg's article in The Christian Science Monitor.© AP Photo/Noah Berger, File
Our prayers do make a difference
This contributor has learned without a doubt that nothing is too hard for God and even weather-related destruction can be overcome quickly.