National Review’s Jim Geraghty writes that we are paying the price for refusing controlled burns.
- Climate change is leading to longer and drier wildfire seasons, but the government’s failure to act is also having an impact.
- Improper forest management, such as not having controlled burns, is creating denser forests and subsequently more intense wildfires.
- By incentivizing more active forest management, local and state governments can adapt better to climate change’s effects on forests.
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