California needs to rethink urban fire risk, starting with where it builds houses

Max Moritz, University of California, Santa Barbara December 13, 2017 – Wildfires raging across southern California are causing evacuations of many communities and have destroyed hundreds of structures this month. These fires follow the wind-driven Tubbs fire earlier this fall that blasted through densely urbanized neighborhoods in Northern California, causing dozens of fatalities and thousands […]

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