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With strong winds in California increasing the risk of wildfires, we want to share some hopeful reporting on the subject. #KincadeFire 

There’s a gel being tested that makes trees fire-resistant. It could be sprayed on forests and vegetation to help stop wildfires from spreading. 

Here’s an inside look into Australia’s plan to survive bigger, badder bushfires. 

Lastly, here is how Paradise, California, is trying to make itself fireproof. 

(You should also read @jtemple’s detailed reporting on Paradise and the impossible choice between climate fight and flight) 

Before we end this thread, we should probably also mention how absurd it is that California must shut off its power to prevent wildfires. Here are some better options. 

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