Letter to the editor
September 23, 2020
In the face of conclusive contradictory evidence, President Donald Trump blames the devastating Western wildfires on forest management, while dismissing global warming.
Although fire management practices do play a role with regard to these tragic fires, climate change also has a profound impact. It’s important to take note of a 2015 issue of the U.S. Forest Service’s journal, Fire Management Today, titled “Climate Change: The Future Is Here.” This publication states: “Increasing te...