World must brace for more extreme wildfires: UN

World must brace for more extreme wildfires: UN

This post was originally published on this site The number of major wildfires worldwide will rise sharply in coming decades due to global warming, and governments are ill-prepared for the death and destruction such mega-blazes trail in their wake, the UN warned Wednesday. Even the most ambitious efforts to curb...

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The right public policies can ensure wildfires are not the new normal

The right public policies can ensure wildfires are not the new normal

This post was originally published on this site  A wildfire on Traverse Mountain threatens homes in Lehi on Sunday, June 28, 2020. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News Both Democrats and Republicans have sponsored legislation to better mitigate the risks. These efforts deserve bipartisan support Wildfires continue to wreak havoc on...

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