‘Double hazards’ map points to a hidden geography of wildfire risk

Read the full story at The Hill.

Nearly 20 different regions across the Western U.S. face rising danger from wildfires, a new study finds, demonstrating the challenge the Biden administration faces as it starts a 10-year, multibillion-dollar investment in reducing the country’s fire risk.

The areas, where zones of particularly vulnerable vegetation meet those of especially fierce drought, spread across huge swaths of the country.

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