Andrew Freedman of Axios reports that large wildfires have burned more than 1 million acres in a dozen states.
- Climate change is leading to a longer and drier wildfire season.
- Bad government policies, such as fire suppression and poorly incentivized building policies, are making wildfires worse.
- Moving forward, Western states should adopt more robust adaptation strategies that incentivize local leadership and durable solutions.
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