scientist daniel swain on “unprecedented climate conditions” contributing to deadly ca wildfires

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Scientist Daniel Swain on “Unprecedented Climate Conditions” Contributing to Deadly CA Wildfires

“California has experienced its record warmest summer, which comes immediately on the heels of what was quite a wet winter, actually. And counterintuitively, that sequence, that transition from very wet winter to record hot summer, may have actually contributed, to a significant degree, to the fire risks that we’ve been seeing…” Democracy Now! interviewed IoES faculty member/climate scientist Daniel Swain about the Northern California wildfires.