12 January 2022

Elizabeth Weil on California’s relationship with fire

Elizabeth Weil has had a 25-year relationship with California. She’s written about it for years, and her most recent piece, “This is Not the California I Married,” appeared recently in the New York Times Magazine. She’s lived through many California disasters, including fires, droughts, earthquakes, and floods. But today she sees fire differently. Both in how we fight them and how we prepare for them. Right now, she says, “the state is hurting, and we need to take care of it.”

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