Oregon’s wildfire risk map emerges as new climate flashpoint

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain A new map in Oregon that rated the wildfire risk of every tax lot in the state—labeling nearly 80,000 structures as high-risk—generated so much pushback from angry homeowners that officials abruptly retracted it, saying they had not done enough local outreach before publicizing the ambitious project. The rapid reversal, announced late … Read more