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Megafires, Technology, and Innovation

Founder Dr. Natasha Stavros wrote an article for The Conversation about bringing tech innovation to wildfires. Dr. Stavros co-led a workshop at the Keck Institute for Space Studies (KISS) affiliated with California Institute of Technology to bring together tech innovators, fire operators, policy makers, and scientists to discuss how to fire fires smarter. Together this […]

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NPR Market Place: Active wildfires are fast-moving disasters, and the fallout can be terrible, too

Founder Natasha Stavros discusses the relevance of NASA observations from the FIREX-AQ campaign. The mission collects data on fire emissions that are damaging to human health and have uncertain, variable effects on climate depending on what burns and how it burns.

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Inside Science: Simultaneous Blazes, Like California’s Camp and Woolsey Fires, Have Become the New Normal

Founder Natasha Stavros talks with Inside Science about human causes for ignition in the wildland urban interface. Under human-caused global warming from climate change, we will see longer, hotter, drier fire seasons. As people continue to expand development into wildlands, we will see more devastating fires occurring at the same time.

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LA Times Op Ed: Global Warming and More Fire in the American West

Human caused global warming has changed western US climate creating hotter, drier, longer fire seasons that will lead to more megafires. Dr. Peter Kalmus (@ClimateHuman) and Founder Natasha Stavros (@DrFireScience) get real about the mental strain of sounding the alarm as few listen and the urgency to step up and take action. Read the Full Op-Ed: With

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