Wildfire on the Rise Since 1984 in Northern California’s Coastal Ranges

September 17, 2020 – High-severity wildfires in northern coastal California have been increasing by about 10 percent per decade since 1984, according to a study from the University of California, Davis, that associates climate trends with wildfire. The study, published online in Environmental Research Letters, shows that the drought of 2012-2016 nearly quadrupled the area burned […]