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Could Satellites That Study Distant Stars Help Battle Wildfires On Earth?

June 1, 2020 by

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From the team at CFACT ~ Could satellites used to peer into the galaxy and observe far-off stars be used to fight wildfires here on Earth? Well that’s what a company called “Fireball International” is looking into as they seek to get funding to set up a series of geosynchronous satellites around the planet in […]

Prescribed Burns, Thinning Helps Forests Tackle Wildfires

March 8, 2020 by

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From the team at CFACT ~ To burn, or not to burn. That is the question. For a number of years, environmentalists and forest management experts have debated over the wisdom of administering tree thinning and “prescribed burns” to attempt to lessen the impacts of catastrophic wildfires in our wilderness areas. Such thinning is typically […]

Trump Is Right: Poor Land Management Is Leading To Bigger California Fires

November 14, 2018 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ Another year, another set of deadly fires burning up California. The devastation is heartbreaking. The “Camp Fire” has almost completely obliterated the Northern California town of Paradise. It’s now officially the deadliest fire in California history. Over 40 people have died. This horrific blaze, along with the Woolsey and Hill fires […]

Media Blame Climate Change For California Wildfires, Ignore Forestry Policy, Land Use Factors

August 9, 2018 by

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By Julia A Seymour ~ California is burning. Multiple wildfires are claiming lives and property and the smoke is so bad, even Yosemite had to be evacuated. News outlets should be reporting all the factors that contributed to the terrible fires and not exploit tragedy to score political points. Instead, the liberal media have been latching onto the […]

Finally, Some Common-Sense Western Fire Policies

September 18, 2017 by

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New DOI and DOA policy to cut overgrown, diseased, dead, and burned trees is long overdue By Paul Driessen ~ President Trump promised to bring fresh ideas and policies to Washington. Now Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue are doing exactly that in a critically important area: forest management and conflagration prevention. […]