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Bigger, Hotter, and Longer Wildfires are the New Normal as the Climate Changes in the West

, deputy director, Climate & Energy Program

Climate change is a main driving force behind the huge uptick of dangerous wildfires the western U.S. has been experiencing during the last decade — and this year is no exception. In terms of total acreage burned, the eight worst wildfire seasons since 1960 have all occurred in the last 12 yearsRead more >

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Ted Smith: A Visionary Conservation Leader and Climate Pioneer Remembered

, deputy director, Climate & Energy Program

Friends and family gathered last weekend at a memorial in Cambridge, Massachusetts, to celebrate the remarkable conservation legacy of Theodore McRoberts Smith, known to one and all as Ted. It was an inspiring, warm, and wonderful commemoration of a visionary leader — and Ted would have hated it. Read more >

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