Science in a hostile environment: Q&A with Ken Kimmell, Union of Concerned Scientists president

David Colgan

This Thursday, January 25, UCLA Law School’s Emmett Center on Climate Change and the Environment continues that exploration, hosting a free, public discussion at Fowler Museum on holding fossil fuel companies accountable in California. Closing remarks will be delivered by Ken Kimmell, president of the Union of Concerned Scientists.



Has climate change made wildfire terrorism a serious threat?

Holly Buck

The whole hillside, dotted with red California fuchsia, was clearly ready to burn. Anyone could walk up one of the many roads and trails in these parched hills and strike a match.  Wildfire-friendly conditions are expected to increase with climate change, and yet wildfire terrorism is seldom discussed. Perhaps that’s due to fear of giving…