Author(s):
Nancy H. F. French, Tatiana V. Loboda, Robin Puett
Year Published:

Cataloging Information

Topic(s):
Fire Effects
Human Dimensions of Fire Management
Smoke & Air Quality
Smoke Emissions
Wildland Firefighter Health

FRAMES RCS Number: 63532
Record updated: November 29, 2022
NRFSN number: 23117

This preview extrapolates the future increase in burn area predicted by Chao Wu et al. in this issue of One Earth to consider the inevitable increase in fire-derived pollution and implication to human health. Although these global-scale predictions are concerning, understanding future fire at regional scales will be more beneficial for policy action and mitigation applications.

Citation

French, Nancy H. F.; Loboda, Tatiana V.; Puett, Robin. 2021. Consequences of a future increase in fire: the human health perspective. One Earth 4(4):487-488. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.oneear.2021.03.008

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