California's wildfires are hardly “natural” — humans made

  1. Study Shows 84% of Wildfires Caused by

    DE: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/study-shows-84-wildfires...

    While wildfires are a natural phenomenon usually sparked by lighting, it turns out the recent destruction isn’t all Mother Nature’s fault. A new study shows that 84 percent of wildfires in the United States are started intentionally by humans or by human activity.
  2. California’s wildfires aren’t “natural” — …

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  3. California's 'new normal' for wildfires is …

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    California's wildfires by the ... California’s wildfires are hardly “natural” — humans made them worse at every step It’s important to keep in mind that ...
  4. Photos: Southern California’s wildfires - …

    DE: https://www.vox.com/.../photos-california-los-angeles-ventura-fires

    Over the long term, temperature and rainfall patterns are shifting due to climate change throughout California, but the south is getting it worse than the north. Northern California suffered its own devastating fires in wine country last month, which incinerated 221,000 acres and killed more than 20 people.
  5. Smoke gets in your eyes: wildfires sting …

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  6. California’s wildfires are hardly “natural”

    DE: https://www.msn.com/en-ie/news/other/california’s-wildfires-are...

    You can see the current fires underway in California in this map from the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire): More than 5.2 million acres, an …
  7. California’s wildfires aren’t “natural” — …

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    California wildfires ARE natural. In fact many of the native plants are fire-adapted and require fire for seeds to germinate, etc. The indigenous tribes knew this and even deliberately set fires. Wildfire conflagrations, the result of fire suppression and land use policies, however, are not natural.
  8. California’s wildfires aren’t “natural” — …

    DE: http://www.climatechange.ie/californias-wildfires-arent-natural-humans...

    “Human-started wildfires accounted for 84% of all wildfires, tripled the length of the fire season, dominated an area seven times greater than that affected by lightning fires, and were responsible for nearly half of all area burned,” the paper reported.
  9. California Wildfires: Don't Call Them …

    DE: http://time.com/4456011/california-wildfires-natural-disasters

    Wildfires play an important role in rejuvenating forests, but there is nothing natural about the devastating blaze that has consumed 4,000 acres near Clear Lake in ...
  10. Yes, humans have made wildfires like the …

    DE: https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2018/national/amp-stories/...

    06/08/2018 · How humans have made wildfires worse ... a fire ecologist at the University of California at Berkeley. Natural wildfires every 5, ...