Is LA at Risk for a Giant Wildfire?

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High winds, high temperatures and low humidity have made for extreme—and unpredictable—fire conditions in Northern California. With at least 39 homes burned so far by the Rocky Fire near Napa, Cal Fire officials are telling residents to “stay vigilant and adhere to any changes in evacuations and road closures.” Could it happen here?

Tom Scott studies natural resources at the Center for Conservation Biology at UC Riverside. Jason Funk is Senior Climate Change Scientist at the Union of Concerned Scientists.

Credits

Guests:
Tom Scott - Center for Conservation Biology - @U_of_California, Jason Funk - Union of Concerned Scientists

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Christine Detz, Charlotte Duren, Benjamin Gottlieb