Megafires delves deep into the world of forest fires and their staggering scale and destruction. Showcasing personal stories and cutting-edge science, Megafires explores the present and future risks facing us all and highlights the environmentally-friendly solutions to the devastating wildfires of tomorrow.
With climate change accelerating more rapidly and profoundly than most of the scientific models have predicted, fires have become a dominating concern in 21st-century consciousness.
The devastation caused across the planet in 2019 and 2020 was almost unbearable. What the future holds is deeply harrowing. More than a gradual increase in size and scope, we are now facing something new, unprecedented, and almost unimaginable.
But what is causing these megafires? Is climate change the only factor, or is forest management and human impact also to blame?
Megafires explores the threats and causes of catastrophic wildfires and showcases the solutions we need to implement, while we still have time.