A firefighter works against the Lake Hughes Fire in Angeles National Forest north of Santa Clarita in August. (Associated Press) \ wildfire

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Glen MacDonald for Spectrum News ‘Just In SoCal’ — California’s wildfire crisis

UCLA geography professor and director of the White Mountain Research Center Glen MacDonald sits down with Tanya McRae for Spectrum News to discuss why we’re facing fewer but larger wildfires—and why it’s time to rethink our wildfire coexistence strategy. “It’s just a perfect recipe for fire. But on top of all of that, overlying all of that, is climate change. We see a significant increase in temperatures from 1980 to the present day” MacDonald said.