Thompson Rivers University

Los Angeles Times | McKinney fire has hit the stratosphere, spewing the ‘fire-breathing dragon of clouds’

  Posted on: August 3, 2022

Dr. Mike Flannigan, wildfire expert at Thompson Rivers University, says he didn’t think he would see such powerful fires as California’s McKinney fire for another 20 years. ““The signal is clear: this is due to human-caused climate change,” he told the Los Angeles Times. “It can’t be any clearer than that. It’s happening more rapidly than I would have expected. This is my field, and this is surprising how rapidly things are changing.” Read more