Trump is using the baseless complaint of forest management for political purposes, former officials allege.
A return to Indigenous practices could help better steward the land and foster greater climate resiliency.
Farmworkers continue working amid a pandemic and climate-fueled fires.
Addressing the climate crisis would undermine the fantasies Trump is peddling on the campaign trail.
Despite heavy coverage, few outlets are highlighting the link between the blazes and the accelerating climate crisis.
Extreme wildfires and the record-setting heat are inextricably linked to fossil fuel emissions and other human activity.
The proposal comes as California reels from massive wildfires that have stretched firefighting resources thin.
The pandemic has intensified the inequities ingrained in a publicly funded but privately run child care infrastructure.
More than 1,300 incarcerated firefighters are fighting back the blazes as COVID limits their numbers.
Most states no longer have eviction moratoriums. In Mississippi, the majority of renting households now risk eviction.