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Category: Land Management :: Fire
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Column: Sharks moving north, redwood growth slowing, mosquitoes biting — this is California's altered state 19.9.2020 LA Times: Environment

We need to listen to nature's chorus about the alarming effects of climate change and act to reverse it, columnist Steve Lopez writes.

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Summit fire danger increased to very high as Forest Service reduces restrictions in other parts of Colorado 18.9.2020 Denver Post: Local
Be safe out there, campers.
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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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Deep in Oregon wilderness, five men battle wildfire to save a historic resort 18.9.2020 LA Times: Nation

Five men stayed behind, after dozens of guests and staffers were evacuated in the face of a massive wildfire, to save Breitenbush, a famed Oregon hot springs retreat.

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Disaster relief at the intersection of multiple horrors: Fires and COVID-19 17.9.2020 LA Times: Health

As wildfires rage in the West and hurricanes pummel the Gulf Coast during a pandemic, disaster aid has been forced to evolve, for better or worse.

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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6 Graphics Explain the Climate Feedback Loop Fueling US Fires 16.9.2020 WRI Stories
6 Graphics Explain the Climate Feedback Loop Fueling US Fires Comments|Add Comment|PrintBobcat Fire, as seen from Monrovia, California. Photo by Eddiem360/Wikimedia Commons Fires blazing across the Western United States have claimed dozens of lives, destroyed countless properties, displaced hundreds of thousands of residents, and worsened air quality at a time when the coronavirus pandemic threatens respiratory health. The ominous skies are a preview of what’s to come in a world of continued... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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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This Syrian family won over Berry Creek with a market. Then fire struck, leaving heartbreak 16.9.2020 LA Times: Environment

With the North Complex fire still flaring in Butte County, many wonder if this family's lifeline to a community will rise from the ashes.

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Logger-turned-conservationist George Atiyeh disappears in Oregon wildfires 16.9.2020 LA Times: Environment

George Atiyeh fought to preserve Opal Creek forest, where he vanished during deadly Oregon wildfires

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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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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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Essay: From fires to pollution, smog has been California's dark companion for centuries 14.9.2020 LA Times: Environment

The smoke forced a handful of county-run COVID-19 test sites to close; one assault on our lungs making it harder for us to monitor another.

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Extreme heat, rare summer snow brought unprecedented West Coast firestorms 14.9.2020 LA Times: Environment

To understand why so many fires are burning out of control in the West, you have to go back to Labor Day — and the freak snowstorm that hit Colorado.

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Cameron Peak fire has destroyed 54 buildings; blaze remains stable Sunday 13.9.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
The fire, which has burned 102,596 acres, or about 160 square miles, did not grow Saturday as snow and moisture continued to keep the blaze stable, according to fire officials.
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How climate change is fueling record-breaking California wildfires, heat and smog 13.9.2020 LA Times: Environment

Record heat. Record acres burned. Sky-high air pollution. The extremes California has experienced in recent weeks all have one thing in common: They were made worse by climate change.

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150 million dead trees could fuel unprecedented firestorms in the Sierra Nevada 13.9.2020 LA Times: Environment

The explosive Creek fire, fueled by beetle-killed trees, is a hint of the Sierra Nevada's future unless California greatly expands prescribed burns.

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Op-Ed: In quarantine, the town of Bishop finds a quiet rhythm. Smoke from the fires pierces it 13.9.2020 LA Times: Opinion

A calm descends on a resident of Bishop during the coronavirus quarantine. But then smoke from the fires arrives.

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Don't worry about a dusting of wildfire ash on your garden — just wash it away 12.9.2020 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

California's wildfires have left many Southern California gardens dusted with ash. That coating can hurt the plant's ability to soak in the sun, but a quick rinse with a hose will send the ash into the soil, where it can actually do some good.

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