Martian Bay Area!

Mahbubul Alam
Sep 20 · 3 min read
The entire Bay Area covered with orange sky and raining ashes as if it is Mars!
The entire Bay Area covered with orange sky and raining ashes as if it is Mars!
Photo: Gabrielle Lurie / The Chronicle. September 14, 2020.

Where is The Comprehensive Plan for Forest Fire Management?

I have been receiving calls from families and loved ones for daily updates and worried about my safety and wellbeing. I can only imagine what the people and the first responders impacted by the wildfire are undergoing and the folks that are still at the frontline for our protection and safety. To be blunt and honest wildfire in California is almost every year and there is no doubt in our mind people experiencing these calamities that climate change is the main cause. Until recently I was unaware that wildfires contribute to roughly 20% of the total global greenhouse gas emissions per year but then why is wildfire management not a top national & state priority!

Unhealthy air quality for weeks on the West Coast of the United States of America, September, 2020.
Unhealthy air quality for weeks on the West Coast of the United States of America, September, 2020.
PurpleAir: Real-time Air Quality Monitoring, September 14, 2020

Fire is a natural component in many ecosystems across the west coast however large scale intense wildfires are becoming an increasing concern. The Socio-economic impact is huge, from the immediate loss of human lives to the health & wellness of residents to the destruction of infrastructure and economic activities. It’s time to create a federal and state holistic fire management plan which will integrate climate scenarios, environment, health & wellness, culture, policy, regulation, bio-diversity, and socio-economic aspects.

Comprehensive Forest Fire Management

A comprehensive framework proposed for forest fire management by SmartAvatar B.V.
A comprehensive framework proposed for forest fire management by SmartAvatar B.V.
Comprehensive Forest Fire Management by SmartAvatar B.V.

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