Fire suppression is bigger cause for wildfires than global warming: Environmentalist
Copenhagen Consensus Center Director Bjorn Lomborg provides insight into what’s causing wildfires in California.
An explosive wildfire that's raging in areas north of San Francisco has damaged iconic landmarks in the famed Napa Valley region, including wineries and parts of a luxury resort.
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Cal Fire said Monday night the Glass Fire that's raging through Napa and Sonoma counties has tripled in size, burning at least 36,236 acres while remaining 0% contained.
"The fire has expanded into Sonoma County at a dangerous rate of spread," the agency said.
CALIFORNIA WILDFIRE DANGER PROMPTS POWER SHUTOFFS AS PG&E REDUCES SCALE, SAN DIEGO COULD BE IMPACTED
As of Monday night, officials said that 113 structures have been destroyed and over 8,500 are threatened by the blaze, which began on Sunday and quickly spread.