Daniel Swain

Daniel Swain in USA Today: Fact check: Some of viral post’s facts that ‘stand up for the Golden State’ lack context

Daniel Swain, a climate scientist at the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability at the University of California-Los Angeles, fact-checked Melissa Hillman’s viral post and said that fire is common in the state’s expanses of dry grass and chaparral, but more alarming in its forests.