Chris Solomon

freelance environmental reporter

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Freelance environmental reporter for the New York Times, Outside Magazine, and Scientific American

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It’s another hot, dry year in the Western United States. At least 36 massive wildfires are raging in Oregon, Utah, Idaho, California, Nevada, Arizona and Colorado.

An Existential Challenge for Smokey the Bear

It’s another hot, dry year in the Western United States. At least 36 massive wildfires are raging in Oregon, Utah, Idaho, California, Nevada, Arizona and Colorado.

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