TITLE

The world on fire

AUTHOR(S)
Bowman, David
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
New Scientist;10/10/2009, Vol. 204 Issue 2729, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Essay
ABSTRACT
An essay about the role of fire in global climate change is presented. It states that fires started to occur after vegetation was established on Earth during the Silurian period. The author stresses the need to learn about how life and fire affect each other. He mentions wildfires in Victoria, Athens in Greece and Los Angeles, California which highlighted the association between fire and weather.
ACCESSION #
44642217

 

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