Lisa Marie Sinatra

Into the wildfire

Blog Post created by Lisa Marie Sinatra Employee on Sep 23, 2013

A recent feature article, Into the Wildfire, in the September 19 issue of New York Times Magazine highlights what science is learning about fire and how to live with it.

According to author Paul Tullis, wildfire is a game of politics, economics, law and ecology that involves firefighters, regulators, scientists, politicians, homeowners and others, from Washington, D.C., to state capitals throughout the West. The question Mr. Tullis asks - and as all these different constituencies are asking without arriving at the same answers - as more and more acres burn, what are we going to do about these fires?

Read the article, Into the Wildfire, and tell us what you think.