Category: Climate Change

AGAIN – Past Logging Makes a fire worse

As with the Creek Fire, logging, habitat clearance, and the creation of forest plantations by private corporations and the US Forest Service in the northern Sierra Nevada Bear Fire area are making the fire worse, and threatening lives as a result. The Bear Fire… Continue Reading “AGAIN – Past Logging Makes a fire worse”

Lots of Burning Grass, and the Redwoods are OK – countering the false narrative about California wildfires

Dryness and heat, facilitated by human-caused climate change, are responsible for the large wildfires we are currently experiencing in California. It’s not about mature, native habitat. Unfortunately, in news stories about the fires, you’ve probably heard someone repeating the same misguided claim made during… Continue Reading “Lots of Burning Grass, and the Redwoods are OK – countering the false narrative about California wildfires”