Weiskittel Weighs in on Wildfire Potential in the Northeast

Climate change could create—and is already creating—the conditions that could make wildfires in northeastern forests more likely. “New England has a lot of forests that can potentially burn and create conditions similar to what we see in the western U.S.,” said Atmos interviewee Aaron Weiskittel, director of the University of Maine’s Center for Research on Sustainable Forests. Atmos digs into the science behind the new Apple TV sci-fi series Extrapolations.

Can Climate Change Bring Wildfires to the Northeast?