Adam Aton writes for E&E News that the infrastructure bill protects forests for climate resilience.
- Climate change has made wildfire season longer and drier and government policies have often hindered resiliency efforts.
- The current version of the infrastructure proposal allocates funding for prescribed burns, tree harvesting, and projects that prevent wildfires.
- Fiscally responsible investments in conservation and resiliency are important for lessening the damage that comes from wildfires.
Read the full article here.