Los Angeles blames wildfires on homeless, but evicting them won’t solve the real problems: Climate change and urban sprawl

IN THE EARLY-MORNING hours of December 6, a wildfire began spreading through the hills surrounding Bel Air, California, eventually blazing through the Santa Monica Mountains along the side of the 405 freeway and damaging parts of a vineyard owned by Rupert Murdoch. Although no lives were lost, six homes in one of the wealthiest communities in the U.S. were incinerated.