Blue Dot 191: THE WILDFIRE PARADIGM: Interviews With UC Davis Experts
The west's epic wildfire season shows no signs of letting up as one Red Flag Warning follows another and millions of acres burn. Dave talks to three experts from the University of California at Davis. Forest ecology experts Malcolm North and Andrew Latimer weigh in on the state of wildland ecosystems past, present and future as they respond to long-term mismanagement, drought, and a rapidly changing climate.
Pulmonary medicine specialist Michael Schivo shares his expertise on how the massive amounts of wildfire smoke we are breathing in may be affecting our health both in the short and long-term. The west is wild once again but not in a good way.