Wildfires in Western U.S. to Increase with Climate Change

Climate Central: Large fires in the western U.S. -- such as those currently raging in Colorado and New Mexico -- may be part of a shifting pattern of wildfire risk brought on by climate change, according to a study led by researchers at UC Berkeley. The study, published Tuesday in the journal Ecosphere, analyzed the results of 16 different global climate change models. The models included variables such as annual precipitation and mean temperature of the warmest month and projected an increase in the frequency......

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