Is Climate Change Always the Reason for Wildfires?

Recently, in the media the subject of climate change has again become popular. In NPR interviews scientists have discussed  how reporters need to not just be reporting the wildfire season, or the effects of massive environmental disasters, without linking them to Climate Change. Rarely is climate change mentioned now, perhaps an effect of the Trump … More Is Climate Change Always the Reason for Wildfires?

A Stable Kalapuyan Anthropogenic-Environmental Model?

It is noted that humans have had an extreme effect on the environment everywhere they have lived. These changes became much more radical some 12,000 years ago when agriculture was developed. In the Willamette Valley the tribes did not develop agriculture. They did instead participate in seasonal anthropogenic fires, and seasonal harvesting of foods, at … More A Stable Kalapuyan Anthropogenic-Environmental Model?