Writer

Char Miller

Char Miller is the W.M. Keck Professor of Environmental Analysis and History at Pomona College in Claremont, California. His teaching and research reflect his fascination with all things environmental. Recent books include Hetch Hetchy: A History in Documents, Theodore Roosevelt: Naturalist in the Arena, The Nature of Hope: Grassroots Organizing, Environmental Justice, and Political Change, and West Side Rising: How San Antonio’s 1921 Flood Devastated a City and Sparked a Latino Environmental Justice Movement. He is a senior fellow at the Pinchot Institute for Conservation and the Forest History Society.


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When wildfire keeps coming back

By Char Miller
Malachi Brooks via Unsplash

Since January 2021, more than 6,272 fires have burned 917,000 acres in California

Smoke plume from wildfire in Boulder County, CO

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These Fires will Happen Again and Again

By Char Miller

“This pattern of build-and-burn will continue..”

Photograph by Dawn Armfield, Courtesy of Unsplash

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