TLF ID M021144
Join Catalyst reporter Anja Taylor as she visits the Jemez Mountains in New Mexico and discovers the impacts of recent megafires on the landscape there. What is a megafire? And how is a megafire different from a regular wildfire? How have recent fires permanently transformed the landscapes that Anja and Professor Craig Allen visit? The maps that Craig shows Anja reveal an acceleration in the size and severity of fires in the Valles Caldera since 1909. Anja gives other examples of recent record breaking fires around the world. Why do you think ferocious fires are becoming more frequent?