Study: Climate change will make wildfires worse Arizona, nation

Cronkite News: While Arizona’s most recent fire season was relatively tame, one study argues that the worst may be yet to come due to climate change. In a study titled “Flammable Planet: Wildfires and the Social Cost of Carbon,” the Cost of Carbon Pollution project predicts larger, more frequent, more intense and more costly wildfires around the world by 2050 – with the American Southwest being affected in particular. Using current projections for warming temperatures and other factors, the study puts a price......

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