Coexistence With Wildfire
The recent report on coexistence with wildfire may bring you up short.
For one thing, it points out the big differences between our approaches to wildfire and other disasters.
We gird against earthquakes and coastal storms, for example, but don't try to stop them.
The attitude toward fire is different, and generally does not involve urging people to build homes farther from fire zones.
Co-author Dennis Odion from Southern Oregon University joins us.