The good news is my relatives’ home in Rancho Santa Fe survived — though houses as close as two miles away did not. They were delayed in returning home, however, as their doctor said the air remained unhealthy to breathe.
Lots of articles about the climate-wildfire connection have now been written:
- “Fire on the Mountain: California Feels the Heat of Global Warming,” by the Center for American Progress’s Daniel J. Weiss
- “Global Warming didn’t light California’s Fires, but did fan the flames …“ by Adam Siegel
- “Did We Do That?” by Thomas Friedman.
- Heck even the Nobe-Prize winning IPCC makes the link — or rather made it earlier this year: