Chris Barnard writes in The Hill that preventing severe wildfires is climate action.
- Severe wildfires are not only harmful to people, but are also harmful to our climate as they release mass amounts of CO2 into our atmosphere, setting back environmental progress.
- In order to reduce wildfires states must take up more active forest management practices such as prescribed burns and thinning out fuel loads on forest floors.
- If we want to truly address climate change, responsible forest management is essential.
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