After Years of Political Gridlock, Oregon’s Fire Disaster Brings ‘New Reality’

Early this year, lawmakers considered legislation to thin forests, hire firefighters and increase building standards to prepare for wildfires. But a dispute over how to address climate change doomed the proposals.

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Are We Overreacting on Climate Change?

In “False Alarm,” Bjorn Lomborg argues that the global attention on fighting climate change has been misplaced, and taken resources away from more pressing problems.

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