Yosemite’s Massive Rim Fire Fueled by Climate Change

EcoWatch: Last night from my neighbor’s deck, I watched the eerie glow of flames from one of the largest wildfires in California history. At my own house the top of the giant pyrocumulus--a cloud created by the intense heat of the fire--looms over the trees today. The airspace above my home has become a regular flyway, with DC10s soaring overhead carrying flame retardant, and helicopters buzzing by with their water filled “bambi buckets.” Known as the Rim Fire, to date it has burned almost 160,000 acres......

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