Tag Archives: California wildfires

We Have Chance the Gardener as Prez!

Trump’s recent remarks about California forest management indicate that he really is Kosinski’s Chance the Gardener.

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Elemental Joy in California’s Wildfires?

Friday Just as warming waters are causing bigger and more frequent hurricanes, so climate change is contributing to the intensity of California’s wildfires. The fires this year so far have burned 98,000 acres and killed six people, who can be added to the 44 who died last year.  An essay I wrote last October remains […]

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Brother Fire Ravages California

Louis MacNeice captures what northern California is experiencing in “Brother Fire.” The poem also reveals a disturbing dark side in how we respond to catastrophe.

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