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Here’s a breakdown of why the wildfires that are raging across California, Oregon, and Washington are related to climate change and how future destruction can be prevented. Photo: NYT #fire #california #oregon #washington #wildfire #smoke #wildfires #californiafires #californiawildfires #oregonfires #environment #climatechange #globalwarming
It’s been a devastating year for wildfires in the West, and we’re not even close to the end of wildfire season. Right now, much of the West is covered in an orange haze, ash is falling from the sky, and from Washington to California residents have been fleeing their homes to escape deadly blazes. Much of this devastation is catastrophic and unprecendented, and wildfire victims and fire crews are desperately in need of help. We’ve compiled a list of resources to make it easy to lend a hand.
Current map of Wildfires in the United States courtesy of fire.airnow.gov.
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General Wildfire Relief
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