How California’s Wildfires Are Changing Henry McCann September 21 2020 This year’s fire season has already set records in number of acres burned, with months left to go. We asked fire scientist Crystal Kolden of UC Merced how California’s “firescape” is changing, and what can be done about it.
Video: A Conversation with House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy Vicki Hsieh September 1 2020 House Minority Leader McCarthy joins PPIC’s Mark Baldassare to discuss the federal government’s role in addressing the health and economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and other challenges.
Using Fire for Good on Tribal Land Henry McCann September 1 2020 Indigenous peoples have used fire to maintain the land for millennia. We talked to Margo Robbins, a member of the Yurok tribe and director of the Cultural Fire Management Council, about using fire on their lands.
Grappling with the Statewide “Wildfire Siege” Henry McCann August 20 2020 California is in the midst of a statewide wildfire siege that is severely challenging fire suppression. How prepared are we?
Schools Adjusting to the Pandemic May Also Be Affected by Wildfire Season Niu Gao, Joseph Hayes July 22 2020 As school districts across California face closures during COVID-19, schools in some parts of the state could experience further disruption due to wildfires.