Siberia Is Already Experiencing Mid-Summer Temperatures And Major Wildfires | ThinkProgress

Siberia Is Already Experiencing Mid-Summer Temperatures And Major Wildfires | ThinkProgress. “And with a record-braking warm spring in parts of Siberia, experts are warning that 2014 could be an epic year for forest fires.”

Wildfires Consume Funds Flagged for Prevention : NPR

This year, the U.S. Forest Service has spent hundreds of millions of dollars fighting wildfires, cutting into funds originally set aside to prevent them. Fire historian Steve Pyne compares the way we manage fires today to how we manage health—focused on emergencies, and not prevention. Wildfires Consume Funds Flagged for Prevention : NPR