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Science of Survival Sep 11, 2018

The Future of Fire

Is there anything we can do about wildfires in the West? (NOAA)
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To reduce the intensity of megafires in America, we'd need to treat and burn about 50 to 80 million acres of forest. So, how do we do it? What would it cost? How long would it take? Is it possible? In this episode we look at whether or not there's anything we can do about wildfires in the West—and the likelihood that we'll take action on potential solutions.

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