Where are we now?
It can seem like each fire season breaks more records than the last. Knowing where we've been allows us to know where to go next; watching the horizon but ensure we look at where we're placing our feet. The below resources are intended to educate and provide stepping stones for your own education and journey to becoming part of a culture that embraces fire.
Click and rotate the globe to show active particulate emmissions which corealate with wildfire.
Active Fires Now
This website aggregates data from around the world showing up to 3 hr old renderings of different data sets.
Currently the website is set to show 2.5 particulate emissions which highly coorelate with fire.
The below instructions can produce a rendering that shows particulates.
Undertaking this exercise again through a permaculture lens has deepened my understanding of the site conditions and the many opportunities that they represent.
Climate Change Specialist and Professional Planner with the City of Calgary, Alberta, Canada