Yosemite Fire Brings Climate Change Closer to Home

Yosemite Fire Brings Climate Change Closer to Home

It’s reassuring to think of climate change as happening somewhere else, preferably in places where you have no contacts, no history, and no plans of visiting. The less personal, the easier it is to look the other way. Last year, millions of people weren’t given the option of turning a cheek as Superstorm Sandy barreled… Read more »

Climate Change Will Bring More, Bigger Wildfires to Western U.S.

Climate Change Will Bring More, Bigger Wildfires to Western U.S.

One of the impacts of climate change is increasing wildfires, which in turn affects air quality. In late July, a Spare the Air day alert was issued in the Bay Area because of fires in Oregon. Check out the Union of Concerned Scientists’s great infographic explaining the increase in wildfires.
[Photo by Bureau of Land… Read more »