for those grappling with california wildfires, dangerous air quality is a new risk

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Yifang Zhu in The Guardian: A special kind of hell: fires, smoke and heat turn LA into a deadly paradise

“We’re expecting to see more and bigger wildfires if the climate continues in its current path,” said Yifang Zhu, environmental health sciences professor at the University of California, Los Angeles. The climate crisis has created conditions across the American west more favorable for wildfires, including drier and warmer forests.