Noah Diffenbaugh

Professor with Stanford University's Department of Earth System Science and Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment.

Professor with Stanford University's Department of Earth System Science and Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment.

Noah Diffenbaugh on KCRW

California is in the middle of a severe wind warning right now — 65 to 90 mph gusts are being recorded. That’s in hurricane territory.

California winter: heat wave, high winds, fire danger. Why this is happening

California is in the middle of a severe wind warning right now — 65 to 90 mph gusts are being recorded. That’s in hurricane territory.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Cal Fire says in total, more than two dozen major wildfires are burning across the state as of this morning.

With fires and record heat over Labor Day weekend, how should California address the new normal?

Cal Fire says in total, more than two dozen major wildfires are burning across the state as of this morning.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has admitted that climate change is a factor in this year’s massive wildfires. But President Trump continues pushing a disinformation campaign.

Can President Trump’s Climate Change Denial Survive Massive Wildfires?

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has admitted that climate change is a factor in this year’s massive wildfires. But President Trump continues pushing a disinformation campaign.

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