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Fire Policy and Policy Conundrums in Fire-Prone Mediterranean Climate Forests and Shrublands

Fire Policy and Policy Conundrums in Fire-Prone Mediterranean Climate Forests and Shrublands

December 6, 2021
4:00PM - 5:00PM
Online

Fires burn in all terrestrial ecosystems on the globe, and wildfires are getting larger, more destructive and deadly. Both humans and climate are contributing to this trend. The Fall 2021 EESI EarthTalks series, “Fire in the Earth System,” will address humanity’s long relationship with fire, how humans and climate create conditions conducive to megafires, and how policy makers and land managers can address the fire problem.