Category Archives: Fire

Exterior sprinklers work, too many fires in southern California, and prescribed burning advocates engage in cultural appropriation

The Los Angeles Times has been a champion in helping the public understand the truth when it comes to wildfire. But today, they made a mistake. They repeated numerous misconceptions that have held us back from crafting effective fire risk … Continue reading

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Cal Fire and Governor Newsom Ignore the Most Devastating Wildfires

Governor Newsom’s Executive Order to waive environmental protection laws for a large number of Cal Fire’s habitat clearance and logging operations ignores science, dismisses the lessons of the 2017 and 2018 wildfires, and is following the pattern President Trump has … Continue reading

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Cal Fire Needs to Think Outside the Box, But Can They?

Dear Governor Newsom, The safety of our families and communities depends on your leadership. You have an opportunity to be the first governor to inspire a successful wildfire policy based on science, not one dependent on a bygone era – … Continue reading

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