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Wildfires in the Boreal Forests Reaching Unprecedented Levels

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reports that global warming is worsening wildfires in boreal forests. Evidence from sediment cores suggests that the increase in fires has reached an unprecedented level in the last 10,000 years. Fossil lobbyists are pushing false narratives about the causes of the fires, but the reality is that drier and warmer conditions mean more intense fires.

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Prof. Stefan Rahmstorf 🌏 🦣

Head of Earth System Analysis @ Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research & professor of Physics of the Oceans @ Potsdam University. Dad. Opinions my own!