Since 1990, more than 60 percent of new homes in the Northwest were built in what's called the "wildland-urban interface" — where forest meets cul-de-sac. But with climate change and wildfires, those areas are increasingly in harm's way. Also, Democratic strategist Jamal Simmons and Republican strategist John Brabender discuss this week's confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, among other political news. And Kavanaugh faces questions from Senators at his confirmation hearing Wednesday, including inquiries into his opinions of Roe v. Wade and the powers of the president. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's Sept. 5, 2018 full broadcast. You can read and hear more at hereandnow.org, follow us on Twitter and join the conversation on Facebook.
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