Burning issues

Little, Jane Braxton
November 2008
High Country News;11/10/2008, Vol. 40 Issue 20, p6
The article focuses on athletic forest research scientist Tom Bonnicksen's perception regarding the wildfires in California and throughout the West in 2008. Bonnicksen has been warning of catastrophic wildfire in those areas, denoting simple reasons of too much forest fuel and too little logging on public lands. Moreover, Bonnicksen published a carbon emission study that identifies wildfire as one primary source for a climate unpleasant condition lasting into the next century.


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