Media


Title

Winter isn't Coming. Prepare for the Pyrocene!
Media Type: Webinar
Presenter(s):
  • Stephen J. Pyne
    Arizona State University, School of Life Sciences
Distribution Contact(s):
  • Carrie Berger
    Oregon State University
Publisher(s):
  • Northwest Fire Science Consortium
Date: January 9, 2020

Cataloging Information

Keyword(s):
  • anthropogenic fire
  • climate change
  • fire suppression effects
  • fossil fuel combustion
  • industrial fire
  • land use
  • natural fire
  • Pleistocene
  • pyric transition
  • Pyrocene
  • temperature variation
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Record Last Modified: January 25, 2020
FRAMES Record Number: 60558

Description

Humanity’s fire practices are creating the fire equivalent of an ice age. Our shift from burning living landscapes to burning lithic ones is affecting all aspects of Earth.

Recording Length: 1:01:12
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