Ryan Richards

A senior policy analyst for Public Lands at the Center for American Progress, focusing on natural resource economics and markets.

A senior policy analyst for Public Lands at the Center for American Progress, focusing on natural resource economics and markets.

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Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has admitted that climate change is a factor in this year’s massive wildfires. But President Trump continues pushing a disinformation campaign.

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Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has admitted that climate change is a factor in this year’s massive wildfires. But President Trump continues pushing a disinformation campaign.

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