Park Williams announces an early start to the Southwest’s fire season

Publication: NPR News 

UCLA Expert: Park Williams: Associate Professor and Ladder Faculty, Department of Geography 

Synopsis: Officials in the southwestern United States are anticipating an early start to this year’s fire season. Williams discussed various opinions on this season’s variation, and said scientists are attributing these unusually dry seasons to climate change. 

UCLA News: Williams noted his predictions for the upcoming summer. “From a fire perspective, the dice are now loaded for another big fire year in 2022” 

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