John Darling Medford Mail Tribune, September 5 2018 Calling this summer’s wildfire and smoke “emotionally and financially devastating,” state Rep. Pam Marsh is organizing a three-hour cram-course — the Smoke and Fire Summit — to hear and help shape strategies for forest management, health impacts, economic remedies and climate change. The summit features 15 local […]

Nick Morgan, Mail Tribune, August 30, 2018 A meeting intended to discuss proposed looser limits to controlled burns during the off-season became a lightning rod of catharsis for Southern Oregonians who’d far exceeded their smoke limit for the summer. A crowd of upwards of 70 locals turned out to the Smullin Health Education Center Wednesday […]

Olivia Rosane, Ecowatch August 30, 2018 After President Donald Trump announced he would withdraw the U.S. from the Paris agreement to limit global warming to well below two degrees above pre-industrial levels, more than 1,000 U.S. governors, mayors, businesses and universities pledged to make greenhouse gas emissions reductions that would nevertheless move the U.S. towards meeting its original Paris goals. Now, a study released […]