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Climate change is worsening California's hellish wildfires

On Aug 25, 2020
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"Climate change is worsening California's hellish wildfires" - "It's exacerbating the hot and dry conditions that allow wildfires to spread farther and faster." - @dana1981 @CC_Yale https://t.co/yEK9rFp5SZ #ClimateEmergency
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It's exacerbating the hot and dry conditions that allow wildfires to spread farther and faster.

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On Aug 25, 2020
@ChristopherNFox shared
"Climate change is worsening California's hellish wildfires" - "It's exacerbating the hot and dry conditions that allow wildfires to spread farther and faster." - @dana1981 @CC_Yale https://t.co/yEK9rFp5SZ #ClimateEmergency
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Climate change is worsening California's hellish wildfires

Climate change is worsening California's hellish wildfires

It's exacerbating the hot and dry conditions that allow wildfires to spread farther and faster.

The many ways climate change worsens California wildfires

The many ways climate change worsens California wildfires

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Climate chaos: Extreme heat, wildfires and record-setting storms suggest a frightening future is already here

Climate chaos: Extreme heat, wildfires and record-setting storms suggest a frightening future is already here

Multiple extremes resemble the chaotic climate future scientists have been warning us about for decades — only it's happening right now.

Yes, climate change is almost certainly fueling California’s massive fires

Yes, climate change is almost certainly fueling California’s massive fires

Thousands of lightning strikes have sparked hundreds of fires across California, forcing thousands to evacuate.

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Scientists see fingerprints of climate change all over California’s wildfires

Scientists see fingerprints of climate change all over California’s wildfires

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How does climate change make wildfires worse?

How does climate change make wildfires worse?

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A Warming Climate is Implicated in Australian Wildfires

A Warming Climate is Implicated in Australian Wildfires

Human-driven climate change increased the likelihood that Australia would experience extreme heat, setting the stage for the fires.

Fast-Moving California Wildfires Boosted by Climate Change

Fast-Moving California Wildfires Boosted by Climate Change

Nearly two dozen large blazes have burnt more than 1 million acres of the state

'Undeniable link to climate change' in California's Carr fire, expert says

'Undeniable link to climate change' in California's Carr fire, expert says

Heat and drought linked to climate change has worsened wildfires.

Faster flames: Climate trademark of deadly Calif. wildfires

Faster flames: Climate trademark of deadly Calif. wildfires

Firefighters battled nearly two dozen wildfires in California yesterday after a week of raging blazes blackened more than 1 million acres across the state.

Is it now possible to blame extreme weather on global warming? | UC Geography

Is it now possible to blame extreme weather on global warming? | UC Geography

On the other hand, our understanding of how global scale atmospheric changes affect things like tornadoes and severe thunderstorms is that global warming will make some of the ingredients ...