New report: Climate change shares blame in Utah fires

Salt Lake Tribune: You could blame some of Utah’s wildfires on bad judgment -- starting a hot engine on dry grass or target shooting on parched hillsides. You could point to bad luck, namely lightning and wind. Related Stories Herriman fire: Evacuation ends, small miracles seen Published June 30, 2012 At a glance But there is another culprit in all the blazes: climate change. That’s the assessment in a white paper last week from climate scientists. "Climate change is clearly playing a role," said Kevin......

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