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

Cataloging Information

  • 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


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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