As Western Wildfires Worsen, FEMA Is Denying Most People Who Ask For Help

"Brenda and Francis Dairy's small ranch house, tucked into the Oregon woods, was built to withstand a wildfire. The siding was concrete, the roof metal. It didn't matter. On Sept. 7 of last year, as the sky turned dark orange and the air grew thick with smoke, flames tore through nearby trees and engulfed the house entirely."

Source: NPR, 07/01/2021

"Biden Says Climate Change Is Driving Wildfires And Historic Heat Wave"

"President Joe Biden on Wednesday said climate change is driving an increased threat from wildfires as he announced new federal response plans during a meeting with governors from western states facing a record-breaking heat wave."

Source: CNN, 07/01/2021
June 28, 2021 to July 2, 2021

2021 North American Agroforestry Conference

Journalists: Agroforestry is a climate solutions story that's easily localized, as it is currently practiced across the US. This virtual conference may provide lots of story ideas as it brings together various stakeholders to discuss barriers to scaling agroforestry. Free media access offered.

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