Michael Flannigan (Renewable Resources) comments on a recent study on the frequency of severe wildfires in Canada.
A study led by former U of A professor Michael Flannigan with postdoctoral fellow Sean Coogan (Renewable Resources) and Natural Resources Canada found that eight of the worst wildfire weather years the world has ever recorded happened in the past decade.
Lower humidity and higher temperatures are driving extreme weather that makes wildfires more frequent and intense, says expert Michael Flannigan (Renewable Resources).
Mike Flannigan (Renewable Resources) says those in poverty suffer the most when catastrophes like wildfires strike, and practices like controlled burns and fireproofing buildings can help.
Uldis Silins (Renewable Resources) discusses the impact of wildfires on the ecosystem.
Mike Flannigan (Renewable Resources) says once-rare fire thunderstorms happen almost every day in North America.
Jen Beverly (Renewable Resources), writes about the importance of preparing for wildfires in terms of mitigation and disaster management.
We’re on the brink of a ‘runaway fire age.’ Here’s why. And how to respond. Mike Flannigan (Renewable Resources) comments in this article.
Mike Flannigan (Renewable Resources) comments in this article as Manitoba gears up for an early start to their annual fire season.
I’m researching the economics aspects of wildfire suppression expenditures in Alberta. Through my research, I want to help decision-makers if Alberta Wildfire considers how best practices in firefighting resource allocation can be made even better.