Posts Tagged ‘US Forest Service’

Bigger, Hotter, and Longer Wildfires are the New Normal as the Climate Changes in the West

, director, Climate Impacts Initiative

Climate change is a main driving force behind the huge uptick of dangerous wildfires the western U.S. has been experiencing during the last decade — and this year is no exception. In terms of total acreage burned, the eight worst wildfire seasons since 1960 have all occurred in the last 12 yearsRead more >

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