Easing Alaska’s wildfire seasons means tackling climate change

Alaska Dispatch News: Alaska is burning. As of July 8 more than 300 fires are blazing across the state in an extreme and costly fire season that could last well into August. Firefighters and the resources they depend on are being pressed to the limits. I know exactly what our front-line defenders are going through. I’ve been there. During the summer of 1983, I was among a group of smokejumpers dispatched from western states to Alaska during a major “fire bust,” a relatively large number of fires started mostly by......

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