California plans to use forest thinning to reduce wildfire risk. New research suggests the state could also see a climate benefit by repurposing waste wood produced by thinning.
Carbon dioxide emissions from wildfires combined with reduced carbon uptake by intact ecosystems during the 2019-202
0 fire season to approximately double Australia’s annual carbon emissions.
Smoke from wildfires burning in the western United States carries harmful pollutants across the country.