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A story showing why America’s forests are burning

Summary: Why is so much of America burning? We see the answer as much of California burns. Land was stripped of the trees that provided firebreaks, homes were carelessly built in natural fire zones, and decades of fire suppression allowed accumulation of tinder (details here). Scientists warned and were ignored. Here is an account of …

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Good news: air quality in the US has improved!

Summary:  This post will get little traffic, like most that give good news.  “If it bleeds, it leads.”  Articles about the last faux-doomster news get traffic, re-enforcing the widespread belief that the ecology of the USA slowly (or rapidly) rolls down to Hell.  How sad. Althought a disappointing for “the environment is going to hell” …

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