Stark Evidence: A Warmer World – More & Bigger Wildfires

This article talks about the linkage between climate change and the increased number and size of wildfires across the globe. Here are 2 quotes from the story:

The increase in forest fires, seen this summer [of 2017] from North America to the Mediterranean to Siberia, is directly linked to climate change, scientists say. And as the world continues to warm, there will be greater risk for fires on nearly every continent. “

“All that makes it hard to pin down why any one given fire happened, or even why any one region might be seeing more fire, though a handful of such attribution studies have been done. Nevertheless, there is still a clear link between general climate trends — in particular warming temperatures — and an increased risk for fire.”

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