Climate change, wildfires in vicious cycle

CBC: Northern wildfires and climate change are fuelling each other, a new study shows. "Increasing temperatures [are] going to result in increasing fire in both Alaska and Canada," says Merritt Turetsky, lead author of the study published this week in Nature Geoscience. "This results then, according to our data, in more greenhouse gas emissions, which then feeds back to climate warming through the greenhouse effect." Turetsky, an ecology professor at the University of Guelph, and her collaborators......

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