Wildfire season is upon us once again — a good reminder that UC’s benefits plans provide many resources during natural disasters and other emergencies.
Patterns associated with wildfires are increasing in frequency, while those linked to “normal” rainfall are decreasing.
For millennia, Indigenous people in California used fire to cultivate landscapes and promote healthy growth. Today, the wisdom of that approach is seen as one of the keys to unraveling the deadly cycle of California wildfires.
To date, the Common Humanity Collective has assembled 1,200 air purifiers and given them out to those most at risk from wildfire smoke.
Michael Mendez, Ph.D., to speak on wildfires’ impact on undocumented Latinos and Indigenous migrants
Join LaSA for the next event in its popular Charlas de Café speaker series on Tuesday, Oct. 12.
Learn about the devastating societal and economic impacts of wildfires on at-risk communities and the state of California.
While many of us are reducing our exposure to wildfire smoke by staying inside, keeping windows closed and running air filtration systems on smoky days, data remains limited on how well these efforts are paying off.
On Sept. 22, join UC Research and Innovation for a fascinating symposium focused on how wildfires impact society.
On July 28, a range of expert panelists from throughout UC will convene to explore threats to California communities at risk for wildfires. Join us!
Prominent research scientists from throughout UC will share how wildfires can impact smoke, air quality, drought and other factors that affect Californians’ quality of life.
UC has not been spared by California’s latest wildfires. Here’s the latest on how the university’s Natural Reserves have been affected.