Aug 6, 2018

Mendocino fire explodes to second-largest in California history

Upper Lake, CA
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.