Tom Scott

Center for Conservation Biology

Guest

Natural Resource Specialist at the Center for Conservative Biology at UC Riverside

Tom Scott on KCRW

High winds, high temperatures and low humidity have made for extreme—and unpredictable—fire conditions in Northern California.

Is LA at Risk for a Giant Wildfire?

High winds, high temperatures and low humidity have made for extreme—and unpredictable—fire conditions in Northern California.

from Which Way, L.A.?

It’s been a catastrophic wildfire year in California, with more than 5,000 so far. Yesterday, a pilot died when his tanker plane crashed near Yosemite National Park.

How We Fight Wildfires

It’s been a catastrophic wildfire year in California, with more than 5,000 so far. Yesterday, a pilot died when his tanker plane crashed near Yosemite National Park.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

KCRW's signature local public affairs program has expanded to include today's top national and international news, as well as local issues.

California's Fire Season Is Now Year-Round

KCRW's signature local public affairs program has expanded to include today's top national and international news, as well as local issues.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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