Sanjana Paul is a Contributing Writer at Degrees of Change and an atmospheric science software developer at NASA’s Atmospheric Science Data Center. She is the executive director and co-founder of EarthHacks, an environmental hackathon organization, and holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and physics. Read more and connect with Sanjana via our Community page.
By Sanjana Paul, Degrees of Change
In 2019, intense fires sprung up on every inhabited continent on the planet. In just one year, 250,000 fires across the world resulted in almost 40 million hectares of land being burnt.