The financial impact of 2020's wildfires

Federal report warns climate change could spark a financial crisis

Sep 14, 2020 | Editorial | The economy | Business
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A record year for wildfires is underway...

As more than 85 fires currently rage across the Western US, adding to the 5.5 million acres of land that have already burned. If it seems every year is a record year, you wouldn’t be far off: in California, the annual acreage burned has increased by more than 500% since 1972. The force behind the rise...

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