Fire suppression is bigger cause for wildfires than global warming: Environmentalist
Copenhagen Consensus Center Director Bjorn Lomborg provides insight into what’s causing wildfires in California.
The scope of destruction from a blaze in California's famed Napa Valley wine region is mounting as the state has seen a record number of acres scorched by wildfires in 2020.
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Cal Fire said the state set a grim record Sunday as 4 million acres have been burned by wildfires, an area larger than the state of Connecticut.
“The 4 million mark is unfathomable. It boggles the mind, and it takes your breath away,” Cal Fire spokesman Scott McLean said Sunday. “And that number will grow.”
NAPA VALLEY WINERIES FACE FURY OF LATEST CALIFORNIA WILDFIRE AS 2020 DAMAGES MOUNT
The top priority of the 23 major wildfires burning across the state is the Glass Fire, which ignited a week ago and has been burning in Napa and Sonoma counties.