Study: People are behind costly, increasing risk of wildfire to millions of homes in the U.S.

September 14, 2020 – People are starting almost all the wildfires that threaten U.S. homes, according to an innovative new analysis combining housing and wildfire data. Through activities like debris burning, equipment use and arson, humans were responsible for igniting 97 percent of home-threatening wildfires, a CU Boulder-led team reported this week in the journal Fire.  Moreover, one […]