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How The Coronavirus Could Hurt Our Ability To Fight Wildfires

How The Coronavirus Could Hurt Our Ability To Fight Wildfires

Now is when we'd normally be getting ready for fire season. And this upcoming one could be tough for states like California, which had an especially dry winter. The spread of the coronavirus however is complicating preparation efforts. Maddie talks with Kendra Pierre-Louis, a reporter on the New York Times climate team, about how the crisis we're in could hurt our response to another crisis just around the corner.

Duration: 10 min

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