Climate Change Impacts

January 2014
Moderate Voice;1/24/2014, p1
Blog Entry
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of forest fire in January 2014 in Oregon due to the changes in the climatic conditions and global warming and also informs about the role of global warming in occurrence of more violent storms in the future.


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