Humanity vs. Wildfires
Wildfires are closely linked to the climate change and global heating. UNEP has warned that if the situation continues, the number of wildfires will rise to 57% by 2100. NHK crew closely follows CAL FIRE (California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection) and a local firefighter team in California, U.S.A, one of the world’s most fire-prone areas, and reports at forefront of the fight against huge fires. The program also unravels the scientific mechanisms that cause huge fires and explores ways to control them.