NASA Scientist Doug Morton Discusses the Links between Climate and Wildfires (video) NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption The US fire season in 2012 was by some measures a record-breaking season. NASA scientist Doug Morton discusses the links between climate and wildfires and the likelihood of seeing more extreme fire events in the future. Credit NASA Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.