2022-01-13 13:54:26

What's Causing the Winter Mega-Fires?

Free Speech TV speaks with environmental journalist Michael Kodas about why the winter mega-fires are happening in the West.

The recent fire in Colorado that burned more than 1000 homes and displaced tens of thousands of others is a stark reminder of the very real impact of the climate crisis. The most destructive fire in Colorado history was fueled by strong winds and dry vegetation, a result of severe drought.

environmental journalist Michael Kodas, author of the book Megafire, The Race To Extinguish A Deadly Epidemic Of Flame, says wildfires are now a year-round threat in the American west, and they’re becoming more intense. So just how do we deal with this “new normal?”

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