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Category: Impacts :: Forest
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Letters to the Editor: Please don't indulge Trump's forest raking fetish 18.9.2020 LA Times: Opinion

If we remove all the undergrowth in the forests, how does the forest feed itself?

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US West Coast fires in maps, graphics and images 18.9.2020 BBC: World
A visual guide to the fires ravaging California, Oregon and other western states.
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Why forest fires in Siberia, Russia threaten us all 17.9.2020 BBC: World
Scientists say wildfires in Siberia, Russia, have been releasing record amounts of greenhouse gases, contributing to global warming.
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Are this year's wildfires too big for Washington to ignore? 17.9.2020 LA Times: Environment

As wildfires continue their path of destruction through the West, Washington is feeling new urgency to rethink the country's land management policies.

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Letters to the Editor: America needs to fight climate change like it's World War III 16.9.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Science proves that the intensity, size and duration of California's fires are indisputably linked to climate change. Say it clearly and take action.

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Trump’s Forest Management Talk Is a Ruse, Former White House Officials Say 16.9.2020 Truthout.com
Trump’s Forest Management Talk Is a Ruse, Former White House Officials Say
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US election 2020: What is Trump's record on the environment? 16.9.2020 BBC: World
The president has dismissed the science on climate change. But what is his record on the environment?
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Trump’s Understanding of California Wildfires Is Way Off—Even for Him 16.9.2020 Mother Jones
As wildfires blazed across the American west, causing evacuations as far east as Idaho and spewing smoke over the Atlantic coast, President Donald Trump flew to California on Monday to meet with governor Gavin Newsom and show support for firefighting efforts. It wasn’t long before climate change denialism surfaced. During a press conference with state […]
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Column: Conflict over wildfire causes isn't about politics, but science vs. science denial 15.9.2020 LA Times: Business

The warming trend afflicting California and the West is indisputable, except to those with minds shut tight. That's President Trump in a nutshell.

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Extinction: Urgent change needed to save species, says UN 15.9.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
Humanity is at a crossroads and action is needed to slow nature's accelerating decline, says the UN.
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Opinion: Trump refuses to do anything about climate change, even as California and the West burn 15.9.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Trump's myopic focus on forest management misses the big picture. Climate change is undeniably behind the worsening fires.

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“It’ll Start Getting Cooler”: Trump Responds to Wildfire Crisis by Denying Climate Change 15.9.2020 Mother Jones
At a Monday morning roundtable in California, where 3.2 million acres of land has burned this year in wildfires, state leaders begged President Donald Trump to acknowledge reality. “We want to work with you to really recognize the changing climate and what it means to our forest, and actually work together with that science,” Wade […]
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US West Coast fires: Row over climate change's role as Trump visits 14.9.2020 BBC: Front Page
Governors say the president is in denial about climate change's role in the massive wildfires there.
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Trump's California visit to spotlight political divides over climate change, coronavirus 14.9.2020 L.A. Times - World News

President Trump — who heads to California Monday for a briefing on wildfires — claimed, as he has each year, that bad forest management, not climate change, is to blame.

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US wildfires leave dozens missing in Oregon, state governor says 12.9.2020 BBC: Front Page
California's Governor Gavin Newsom said the fires show the debate around climate change is "over".
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Op-Ed: With global heating, expect inferno seasons in the American West 12.9.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Even talking about records is starting to feel pointless when every year is practically guaranteed to be hotter than the last.

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Op-Ed: California's burning landscape is proof of rapid climate change 11.9.2020 LA Times: Opinion

We'll never get ahead of these crises until we make the investments needed to reverse the course of climate change.

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The Climate Crisis Is Happening Right Now. Just Look at California’s Weekend. 10.9.2020 Mother Jones
This story was published originally by ProPublica, a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up for ProPublica’s Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox as soon as they are published. Two weeks ago, after freak lightning strikes torched Northern California but before the inferno of Labor Day weekend […]
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California’s Giant Smoke Plumes and Record Heatwaves Signal Climate Emergency 6.9.2020 Truthout.com
Extreme wildfires and the record-setting heat are inextricably linked to fossil fuel emissions and other human ...
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Mojave Desert fire destroys the heart of a beloved Joshua tree forest 6.9.2020 LA Times: Environment

Wildfire burns one of the world's largest Joshua tree forests.

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