Our work at The Wilderness Society is aimed at conserving America’s wildest places while also helping to shape policies and practices that can help limit the negative impacts of energy and transmission development.
We are never going to get to a majority in the Senate on climate legislation until the farming and faith-based communities have a more serious and urgent conversation about climate with their elected officials.
So it is interesting to see these two reports come out on the same day.
This research paper is intended to identify issues relating to climate change that the Forest Service should consider as it revises its forest management plans in the Sierra Nevada. Climate change puts at risk the ability of ecosystems to continue to provide the values we expect from wildlands.