Aug 6, 2018

Mendocino fire explodes to second-largest in California history

Upper Lake, CA
USA
by
Doyle Rice
,
USA Today

UCLA climate scientist Daniel Swain said about half of the increase in recent California wildfires can be blamed on the extreme warmth fueled by human-caused climate change. He said other factors include homes built in high-risk fire areas. "We've put a lot of people and a lot of stuff in harm's way," Swain said.