Wildfires aren't always wild. Many of the most expensive and damaging fires happen in suburban areas, and nearly all blazes in these zones are started by humans. Associate Professor Jennifer Balch shares on The Conversation.
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The Biden administration is restoring full protection to three national monuments that President Trump sought to cut down drastically. Professor Mark Squillace and other experts dive into The Conversation archives to examine the controversy. Read more
America’s public schools, which are more than 40 years old on average, are not equipped to handle rising temperatures due to climate change, a new study reveals. Professor Paul Chinowsky shares on The Conversation. Read more