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Alyson Kenward

Alyson Kenward

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Dr. Kenward manages the Climate Science research program at Climate Central. Her research interests include the connection between climate change and wildfires, as well as the potential of clean-energy technologies, including wind and solar power. She was an invited delegate to the British Council’s 2010 “Climate 4 Media” workshop held in Shanghai. In 2009 she spent time in-residence at the Banff Centre’s Science Communication program. Her writing has been featured at Scientific American online, OnEarth, Yale Environment 360 and the website of the American Museum of Natural History.

Dr. Kenward holds a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Calgary and a Masters in Science Journalism from New York University.

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Increase in Western Wildfires Fuels Obama’s Budget Move

Increase in Western Wildfires Fuels Obama’s Budget Move

President Obama announced plans Monday to change how the federal government manages the rising costs of fighting wildfires. According to his proposal, the federal agencies largely responsible for fighting wildfires will be able to draw from a special disaster account, similar to the way other federal disasters like earthquakes, tornadoes, hurricane… Read More