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Wildfire

November 15, 2019, 1pm PST
Paradise, California, burned to the ground last year, and the town’s recovery has begun. But questions remain about the measures that should be put into place to prevent another disaster.
Los Angeles Times
July 23, 2019, 11am PDT
Even after experiencing devastating wildfires, residents are often willing to take the risk to return and start over.
MIT Technology Review
January 3, 2019, 1pm PST
The planning history of Paradise, California is blamed for the destruction of the city in the Camp Fire. Can planners find new models for both limiting carbon emissions and preparing for the effects of climate change?
Los Angeles Times
December 13, 2018, 1pm PST
When will California listen to the experts and stop building in fire prone areas? Not today.
Associated Press via KCRA
November 14, 2018, 2pm PST
The city of Paradise was prepared for the Camp Fire when it ripped through the town last week, and it still wasn't enough to save everyone.
Los Angeles Times
March 22, 2018, 11am PDT
Though a handful of recent articles predicted "peak Silicon Valley," new numbers show the region is still producing lots of good jobs and attracting plenty of venture capital.
Bloomberg View
March 9, 2018, 10am PST
After the worst wildfire season ever, changes to local land use and state insurance rules essentially ensure that the same thing will happen again.
Bloomberg BusinessWeek
January 4, 2018, 11am PST
Two new books chronicle the origin of U.S. policy on wildfire, the damage that policy has done, and why it’s unlikely to change any time soon.
The New York Times
December 21, 2017, 7am PST
The agency has created an economic incentive for cities, states and counties to deal with environmental threats.
NPR
December 11, 2017, 9am PST
As the state's worst wildfire season ever refuses to end, an analyst from UCLA considers how land use and building codes determine the location and extent of the damage.
The Conversation
December 8, 2017, 8am PST
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has been making the most of its celestial perch to illustrate the scale of the fires currently burning in Southern California.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
May 12, 2016, 10am PDT
An unusually large and hot fire has struck Alberta, Canada at an unusually early time of year. According to researchers, this is the new normal.
National Geographic
May 8, 2009, 8am PDT
Controlling fire has never been a strong suit for humans. Now, as climate change sets in, the need for better fire management is becoming dire, according to researchers.
Miller-McCune