by Matthew Crawford
"Fire is a creation of the living world, but we have defined it as a phenomenon for physics and chemistry...we’ve mostly ignored the ideas and institutions that shape the social half of the equation."
by Ed Simon
There is a direct ideological thread that runs from the early explorers of the Caribbean and South America and the current environmental catastrophe unfolding in the Brazilian rainforest as fire burns its way across the length of a land which was once called paradise.
The climate change that TIME in the 1980s warned might be possible has already come to pass, and the damage it causes is starkly plain.
by Steve Pyne
What does a full-blown fire age look like? We’re about to find out.
by Stephen J. Pyne
For decades it was convenient to treat those outbreaks as a freak of nature. No more.
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