The Wall Street Journal’s Editorial Board writes on the environmental damage of California’s wildfires.
- New research has found that emissions from California’s 2020 wildfires negated two decades worth of greenhouse gas reductions.
- The state is known for having the most stringent climate regulations in the country, but has largely failed to implement active forest management practices.
- California should reduce barriers to allow landowners and municipalities to implement active forest management practices such as mechanical trimming and prescribed burns.
Read the full article here.