california’s 2018 wildfires have emitted a year’s worth of power pollution

California’s 2018 Wildfires Have Emitted A Year’s Worth of Power Pollution

“We’ve been lengthening fire season by shortening the precipitation season, and we’re warming throughout,” Daniel Swain, a climate scientist at the University of California, Los Angeles, explained to National Geographic. “That’s essentially what’s enabled these recent fires to be so destructive, at times of the year when you wouldn’t really expect them.”