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Forest margins may be more resilient to climate change than previously thought

A warming climate and more frequent wildfires do not necessarily mean the western United States will see the forest loss that many scientists expect. Dry forest margins may be more resilient to climate change than previously thought if managed appropriately, according to researchers.

Reagan: Don’t blame global warming for killer wildfires – Casper Star-Tribune Online

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U.S. Forest Fires Aren’t At Historic Highs—Not Even Close

California’s wildfires are a serious matter, but the official record of the United States shows forest fires in the US today are far below the annual average in the 1930s and 1940s. California wildfires have been in the news in…

Unexpected wildfire emission impacts air quality worldwide

During wildfires, nitrous acid plays a leading role — spiking to levels significantly higher than scientists expected, driving increased ozone pollution and harming air quality, according to a new study.

MICHAEL REAGAN: Don’t blame wildfires on global warming – The Albany Herald

Lots of people in politics and the media out here in California are blaming global warming for the 26 major wildfires that have killed at least 24, burned more than 3 million acres and destroyed thousands of homes. But let’s…

Letters to editor: Wildfires, global warming and Donald Trump – Record Searchlight

Wishful thinking won’t make COVID-19, global warming go away Back when I worked in summer camps we’d take the campers out in the sticks for their “overnight.” There, a recurring prank on new counselors was to send them out “behind…

The new politics of global warming – Axios

The 2020 election is both very different and very familiar when it comes to the politics of global warming and the stakes of the outcome. What’s new: Democratic voters are more concerned than in prior presidential cycles, polling shows. “It…

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The tipping points at the heart of the climate crisis

The warning signs are flashing red. The California wildfires were surely made worse by the impacts of global heating. A study published in July warned that the Arctic is undergoing “an abrupt climate change event” that will probably lead to…

Don’t blame latest fires on global warming – The Troy Messenger – Troy Messenger

Lots of people in politics and the media out here in California are blaming global warming for the 26 major wildfires that have killed at least 24, burned more than 3 million acres and destroyed thousands of homes. But let’s…