Daniel Swain

climate scientist at UCLA who studies extreme weather events

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Publisher of the Weather West blog, and climate scientist at the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability at UCLA.

Daniel Swain on KCRW

The Glass Fire has destroyed more than 100 homes and forced some 70,000 people in Napa and Sonoma Counties to evacuate. It’s just 5% contained as of this morning.

California fires have burned some 4 million acres. How to protect people and property

The Glass Fire has destroyed more than 100 homes and forced some 70,000 people in Napa and Sonoma Counties to evacuate. It’s just 5% contained as of this morning.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

UCLA climate scientist Daniel Swain talks about why this extreme weather is happening, and whether this kind of heat and humidity should be expected every summer in Southern…

Fires, heat waves, thunder and lightning. What’s going on with California’s weather?

UCLA climate scientist Daniel Swain talks about why this extreme weather is happening, and whether this kind of heat and humidity should be expected every summer in Southern…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

It was Bike to Work Day in LA, but the weather gods had other ideas. A storm came through this morning, which is pretty unusual for Southern California in the middle of May.

LA sees weird weather this May

It was Bike to Work Day in LA, but the weather gods had other ideas. A storm came through this morning, which is pretty unusual for Southern California in the middle of May.

from Greater LA

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