What would forest fire season look like if we enact Biden’s climate plan?

The western US has been choked with smoke from massive forest fires this month. These intense fires are more likely because of climate change. That will remain true for decades even if we swiftly eliminate emissions — it will take time for climate systems to go back to normal.

But these fires are also more intense because of human mismanagement of forests. After years of suppressing natural fires, forests have an unnaturally large amount of dry underbrush. So when fires do happen, they can become much…