Into the Fire: Nature created it. Humans harnessed it. Now, climate change is helping to light flames in our forest and our houses have become more flammable.
Fire ecologist Robert Gray makes the same argument every year — wildfires are at a crisis level and removing their fuel by thinning British Columbia’s forests is the best way to mitigate them.
From a North American producer’s perspective, 2018 was one of the best years in quite some time for the wood pellet trade.
According to some climate predictions, temperatures here will rise five to eight degrees Celsius by 2080. This may not seem like much, but higher temperatures will change which plant grow in BC, as well as where they grow.