Burning Question: How Will Climate Change Impact Western Wildfires?

LiveScience: Climate change will dramatically alter wildfire patterns in the western United States before the century ends, studies show. Experts are reluctant to paint a broad picture of future fire risk because fires vary so drastically among regions -- a forest fire in high-elevation Colorado, for example, is vastly different than coastal, chaparral-fed flames in California. But many fire scientists agree the doomsday scenario of massive fires that wreak death and destruction can be quashed through smarter......

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