From the NYTimes: Wildfires Are Worsening. The Way We Manage Them Isn’t Keeping Pace. The blazes scorching the West highlight the urgency of rethinking fire management policies, as climate change threatens to make things worse.
Another take on the topic: “Unprecedented”: What’s behind the California, Oregon, and Washington wildfires. The size, speed, and timing of the wildfires, coupled with the Covid-19 pandemic, have created a unique disaster.
From Vox: California’s recurring wildfire problem, explained. The state’s weather is becoming warmer and more volatile due to climate change. And there are more people and buildings.