Study: Costly fire season caused by climate change

Idaho Mountain Express: The Halstead Fire, shown above in September north of Stanley, burned some 181,000 acres of forest from late July through October 2012. A recent study by the National Wildlife Federation states that Idaho fire seasons are getting longer and more intense due to climate change. Photo by Kate Wutz A study released by the National Wildlife Federation on Jan. 30 blames Idaho's costly 2012 fire season on climate change and states that things will only get worse as global warming intensifies. The study,......

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