Wildfires Linked To Global Warming

An article in the journal Nature suggests that climate warming is party at fault for massive wildfires in the Western U.S.
November 5, 2004, 7am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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Challenging the conventional wisdom that today's severe wildfires are unnatural and unprecedented, researchers have found that parts of the West experienced destructive blazes during a warm, drought-plagued period in the Middle Ages.The linkage suggests that as the climate warms, damaging wildfires will continue to strike the West.

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Published on Thursday, November 4, 2004 in The Los Angeles Times
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