PBS NewsHour

New Mexico wildfires leave devastation amid historic drought

Clip: 05/22/2022 | 5m 40s  | Video has closed captioning.

In New Mexico, thousands of firefighters are battling a colossal wildfire that has become the largest in state history. A historic drought coupled with climate change has led to longer and more destructive wildfires across the West. Michael Mann, a professor of atmospheric science at Penn State University and author of “The New Climate War” joins Geoff Bennett to discuss.

Aired: 05/22/22

Rating: NR

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