PRead from Forty-eight thousand hectares have burned in France since the beginning of the year. never seen Monster fires follow each other in the Gironde. The Forest of Brossiliande in Brittany or the Jura Mountains are no longer spared from large fires. The fire will last until October. The seriousness of the situation surprises even the most experienced specialists. This is the case of Sébastien Lahaye, firefighter-turned-scientist, expert on large fires and coordinator of European projects around fire management. He explains Point Why France is changing faster than expected to a new fire regime and how to adapt to these new hazards.
Point: Are the scope and intensity of the fires unprecedented?
Sebastien Lahaye: It’s never…
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