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America's new wildfire risk goes beyond forests

Grassland and shrubland fires burn more land and destroy more homes across the United States than forest fires, a new study found.
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The goats fighting fires in Los Angeles

Grazing goats are becoming a common sight in Los Angeles – can they really prevent ever bigger, fiercer wildfires?
new proposal to ensure fire protection for all
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A new proposal to ensure fire protection for all

Equitable wildfire preparedness requires community-level fixes.
Affordable housing is climate adaptation
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Affordable housing is climate adaptation

The old way of insuring against fires isn’t working anymore.
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What does it cost to protect your home from wildfires?

My mom wanted to be prepared for wildfire season. But I knew she was concerned about the cost.
Plastic pipes a water contamination risk after fire, data shows
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Plastic pipes a water contamination risk after fire, data shows

New hazards to health and infrastructure have emerged in the ashes of wildfires. Among them is the contamination of drinking water.
Boulder, Colorado wakes up to the threat of worsening wildfires
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Boulder, Colorado wakes up to the threat of worsening wildfires

The famously well-planned and livable city escaped last week. But it's especially vulnerable to fires from nearby forests, experts say.
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