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Lamont climate experts Park Williams and Richard Seager discuss why California wildfires are expected to expand and intensify with climate change.
A new study combs through the factors that can promote wildfires in California, and concludes that in many cases, warming climate is the decisive driver.
Park Williams, a bioclimatologist and Center for Climate and Life Fellow, has found that rising temperatures influence wildfires in the American West.
A combination of urbanization and a warming climate are causing cloud cover to plummet in southern coastal California, leading to increased risk of wildfires.
Seager, a climate scientist at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, discusses his research on drought in the North American Southwest.
How did our climate system behave the last time it warmed up like it’s doing today?
A new study finds that global warming has measurably worsened the ongoing California drought and holds warnings for the future.