The NPR headline is "Town Unites Against Federal Mismanagement to Save Forest" - which is true. But the key elements here are 1) communities will need to take responsibility for climate adaptation - central governments will not be able to foresee or act in most cases, and 2) that need is already here.
Stop obsessing over your environmental "sins." Fight the oil and gas industry instead.
There's been a slew of recent work in shifting causation and accountability from individual behavior to corporations, especially oil and gas. This is an important push in some respects, since the political power of that industry must be broken for good. But the future is in cooperation, coordination, and new forms of corporate existence.
Relatively small changes in mean temperature drive significant increases in extreme weather events. It's hard to know when certain places will become uninhabitable, but the health and economic effects are already underway.