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Inferno on Earth: Wildfires Spreading as Temperatures Rise

Janet Larsen http://www.earthpolicy.org/index.php?/plan_b_updates/2009/update85 Future firefighters have their work cut out for them. Perhaps nowhere does this hit home harder than in Australia, where in early 2009 a persistent drought, high winds, and record high temperatures set the stage for the worst wildfire in the country’s history. On February 9th, now known as “Black Saturday,” the […]

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