Satellite Data Record Shows Climate Change's Impact on Fires

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 14:30
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While every fire needs a spark to ignite and fuel to burn, it's the hot and dry conditions in the atmosphere that determine the likelihood of a fire starting, its intensity and the speed at which it spreads. Over the past several decades, as the world has increasingly warmed, so has its potential to burn.
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