Randerson quoted in forest cover article

AirUCI faculty Jim Randerson is quoted in an article published in the High Country News describing the loss of forested land in California — over 7% of our forests since 1985.  It's worse in Southern California, where the forests in our southwestern mountains lost 14% of tree cover.  Rising temperatures and aridification mean that forests once considered fairly fire-resistant, such as old-growth coastal redwoods, can no longer rely on wet weather conditions for fire protection. Read the article

Monday, January 30, 2023