The research focuses on the factors contributing to a key climate variable called vapor pressure deficit.
Atmospheric moisture decreased by a third in California and Nevada, study finds.
The work was part of a legal clinic in the UCLA School of Law’s Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment.
UCLA pulmonologist Reza Ronaghi explains how wildfires affect air quality and what precautions people can take.
UCLA’s Eric Fournier explains why the state’s infrastructure isn’t well suited for such extreme conditions — and what improvements are needed.
If carbon emissions aren’t curbed in the next few years, researchers say, severe autumn fires will build in frequency and intensity.
Record-breaking weather consistent with climate change is fanning the flames.
Catalina eddy? June gloom? Santa Ana winds? UCLA staff meteorologist James Murakami defines common Southern California weather terms.