Global Warming Linked to Four-fold Increase in Fires, Burning Six Times More Area

August 2008
EnviroAction Newsletter;Aug2008, Vol. 26, p2
The article reports that global warming has increased the frequency of forest fires by four-folds which in turn has burned six times more area in the West. It is stated that fire which is otherwise considered a natural and beneficial part of forest ecosystems, has become challenging for fire managers and forest communities.


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