Tate Watkins of Reason highlights how failed government policies are making wildfires worse.
- Climate change is leading to extended wildfire seasons and drier summers.
- Poor government policies such as fire suppression have created forests with more fuel on the ground which has made wildfires more damaging and intense.
- Poorly incentivized building policies have led to people living in high burn areas, putting more people and property in harm’s way.
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