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6 Graphics Explain The Climate Feedback Loop Fueling US Fires

Fires blazing across the Western United States have claimed dozens of lives, destroyed countless properties, displaced hundreds of thousands of residents, and worsened air quality at a time when the coronavirus pandemic threatens respiratory health

Global warming driving California wildfire trends – study – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Firefighting resources have been stretched to the limit by the scale and extent of the wildfires Climate change is driving the scale and impact of recent wildfires that have raged in California, say scientists….

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At Climate Week, America’s Cascading Disasters Dominate – The New York Times

It’s been a very different Climate Week in New York City this year, and not just because of social distancing. The annual gathering, meant to showcase efforts against global warming worldwide, came as climate disasters pummeled the host country. There…

At Climate Week, America’s Cascading Disasters Dominate – The New York Times

It’s been a very different Climate Week in New York City this year, and not just because of social distancing. The annual gathering, meant to showcase efforts against global warming worldwide, came as climate disasters pummeled the host country. There…

Major wind-driven ocean currents are shifting toward the poles

(Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research) The severe droughts in the USA and Australia are the first sign that the tropics, and their warm temperatures, are apparently expanding in the wake of climate change.

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Global warming ‘driving California wildfires’ – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Firefighting resources have been stretched to the limit by the scale and extent of the wildfires Climate change is driving the scale and impact of recent wildfires that have raged in California, say scientists….

Driven by climate, more frequent, severe wildfires in Cascade Range reshape forests

New research found that while the increased wildfire activity is causing widespread changes in the structure and composition of these mid-to-high elevation forests, the new landscapes are also likely more resilient to projected upward trends in future fire activity and climate conditions.

Doomsters: Climate Change Is ‘Common Denominator’ Behind Destruction

Climate change rhetoric continues to escalate, with alarmists now proclaiming that there is no need to wait because “the apocalypse is now.” That is the title of an article Wednesday by journalist Erin Bunch, in which she explains how “rampant…

Leading water scientists warn of risks in shift to monoculture crops, tree plantations

(University of Saskatchewan) Conversion of large swaths of land to uniform tree plantations and single-crop species may lead to unintended consequences for the water cycle, putting ecosystems at greater risk for fires, floods, droughts and even hurricanes, warns a think-tank group of almost 30 water scientists from 11 countries.