Wildfire in Arizona: A glimpse of what climate change could bring

Alaska Dispatch: A wildfire in Arizona that has blackened an area half the size of Rhode Island, prompted the evacuation of some 2,000 people in its path, and is threatening long-distance power lines that serve New Mexico and Texas, is the latest poster child for what some scientists see as a long-term trend toward larger, longer-lived wildfires in the American West. And as researchers explore the causes, climate change appears to be an important contributor. Nor is Arizona, which is battling three major blazes,......

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