Southern California Edison advocates protection from the threat of wildfires Photos by Gena EstrinThe new normal is that the threat of wildfires are year round. ■ By Gena Estrin / Contributed There used to be a “fire season” but due to global climate change and the recent growing areas with droughts, hazardous fuel build up has increased so dramatically, that “The New Normal” is that wildfire risk is now year-round. A vicious cycle of warmer temperatures creates more destructive wildfires which then increases more climate change emissions that have plagued California with an increasing threat of wildfires. Eight out of the 20 most destructive California wildfires have occurred since 2015. The
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