By: Francisca Yunis Richter
Published on September 5, 2022
Interview with our principal investigator, Dr. Constanza González Mathiesen, for the radio program “Plaza Pauta”. During the conversation with the host, Rita Cox, the Wildfire Exchange platform is presented, along with its objectives and collaborators, within the framework of the wildfires in Chile and Australia. Constanza highlights the importance of risk areas and the urban-rural interface, considering them as a critical points of vulnerability and exposure, therefore, mitigation and prevention are key to disaster risk reduction. On the other hand, the consequences of climate change and rising temperatures are addressed and how they affect the spread of wildfires.