Articles tagged: wildfires
In 2017, rural schools lost crucial funding, two hospitals closed and natural disasters wreaked havoc in what some regard as “flyover country.”
It’s been a tough year for rural Texas. In 2017, the 3.8 million Texans who live outside the state’s metro areas bore a bevy of hardships, including hospita...Read More
In 2015, we didn't have to fear acts of God — our disasters, fueled by climate change, were man-made.
Climatologists and other experts note that these cycles of heavy rain and intense drought are linked to climate change, which at this point is undoubtedly human...Read More
Climate change has come to Bastrop, whether or not Texas politicians are willing to admit it.
Experts say wildfires in Bastrop County are happening with greater frequency and intensity — a troubling trend for an area that’s grown more than 30 percent...Read More
An amendment also passed as a placeholder for West, Texas until they better know how much recovery from the fertilizer plant explosion will cost. ...Read More