Skip to comments.Inslee, Merkley criticize Trump for suggesting forest management to blame for wildfires
Posted on 09/14/2020 7:39:21 AM PDT by ChicagoConservative27
As wildfires ravage the American West Coast, with more than four million acres burned and at least 33 people dead, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., slammed President Donald Trump for his comments redirecting blame for the wildfires away from climate change.
"We know that climate change is making fires start easier, spread faster and intensify. And it is maddening right now that when we have this cosmic challenge to our communities, with the entire West Coast of the United States on fire, to have a president to deny that ... these are climate fires," Inslee told ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos on Sunday.
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‘Environmentalists’ have killed the Great Western Forests through irresponsible forestry management practices. And, now it is destroying property and killing people too!
Where do you get the most flak? Give one piece of evidence of Global Warming Inslee.
Their respective states are burning because of underbrush left because environmentalists won’t allow cleanup. INSLEE AND MERKLEY HAVE BLOOD ON THEIR HANDS...and of course they are trying to deny it.
Being a Democrat means nothing is ever your fault.
Those of us who live in Washington are living under this moronic tryant. I assumed that he would not make it through the Primary but the good mostly California transplants living in Seattle apperantly almost all voted for him. Although in Washington the ones who collect and tally completely mail-in ballots are Democrats and they can essentially get whatever result that they want.
How dare anyone point out the obvious!
We need forest management, we don’t need the weatherman telling us that this is 100% caused by Climate Change.
And furthermore. ..if these are “climate” fires why was their no attempt at PREVENTION?
Gee, I wonder why other areas of the USA that DO have proper forest management and also have your “Climate Change” don’t have raging fires?????
Absolutely, just ask Jackass Cuomo.
This is the dry season for the PNW. Plus you have all of the deliberately set fires
Revive the CCC camps. Put kids to work. They'll get an education, free room and board and an adventure.
My Dad and his bro joined and it was one of their fondest memories.
“...A man is facing charges after Portland police say he used a Molotov cocktail to ignite a brush fire along Interstate 205...”
Is his name Climate Change?????
You mean jay ‘wildfire’ inslee? Someone should posit these to him and let him know that they’ll wait for the answers:
1. Define the correct temperature range for the planet.
2. Define the correct humidity range for the planet.
3. Define the correct mean sea level for the planet.
4. Define the correct amount of precipitation for the planet.
5. Define the correct makeup of the atmosphere.
6. Define the correct amount of sea ice at the N/S poles.
7. Define/explain past glaciation and subsequent warming without any input from humans.
These are global warming fires, what a crock of shit. The fires are so severe because assholes like these two moron governors have neglected to manage the forest. Now there is much fuel to feed these fires. Global warming has nothing to do with it. It’s a distraction for idiots.
If they know that global warming is elevating the risk of catastrophic fire then they should be developing new strategies to manage the forest. It seems that the status quo is not working...
Inslee said the fires are caused by a cosmic challenge?
What....is he seeing little green men lighting fires?
Climate Change is NOT something that is flammable. Dry forest underbrush, trees dead from pine bark beetles and trees that are under watered and too close together ARE flammable. Crazies starting fires are a tangible entity responsible for the fires. THIN the trees with logging and rebuild the logging roads/fire breaks. RAKE the forest floor.
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