04.27.2022

Reducing the Devastation of California Wildfires

Reducing the Devastation of California Wildfires

By Jim Steele

BACK IN THE NEWS: This article was originally posted on August 27, 2020, but is relevant today.

On August 24, 2020, The Wall Street Journal printed an article by Ian Lovett “California Wildfires Grow as Responders Brace for More Blazes.”  Mr. Lovett states that California has dealt with a series of devastating fire seasons in recent years, which scientists say is in large part due to climate change, as hotter temperatures dry out vegetation, making it more likely to burn.

In a new Science & Policy Brief, Jim Steele, Director emeritus of San Francisco State’s Sierra Nevada Field Campus, responds with a more accurate assessment for the trend in California wildfires and what Californians must do to reduce the damage caused by wildfires.

Download the pdf here: Steele_SPB_Reducing-Devastation-1

11.15.2015

Carbon Dioxide Benefits the World: See for Yourself

Introduction Human health, morbidity, mortality and longevity are significantly impacted by climate. This review examines the evidence for past, present and possible future health impacts of climate change on disease and disease vectors, on extreme weather events, floods, droughts, heatwaves and wildfires, on food and famine, and on social and mental health. It will also Continue Reading
7.25.2022

William Happer, Richard Lindzen and CO2 Coalition comment on the 4th National Climate Assessment

Publication: Scientific paper in response to USGCRP Decadal Strategic Plan 2022-2031 | Authors: William Happer, Richard Lindzen & Gregory Wrightstone | Date: 22 July 2022   I.          SUMMARY On May 26, 2022, the United States Global Change Research Program (“USGCRP”) explained it is developing a Decadal Strategic Plan 2022-31 and indicated they are focusing on three scientific areas:… Continue Reading

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