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Maui fires not just due to climate change but a 'compound disaster’

Posted on AllSides August 12th, 2023
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As scientists weigh the influence climate change may have had in fueling Hawaii’s wildfires, there isn’t one standout factor they point to. Rising temperatures likely contributed to the severity of the blaze in several ways. But global warming could not have driven the fires by itself. Want to know how your actions can help make a difference for our planet? Sign up for the Climate Coach newsletter, in your inbox every Tuesday and Thursday. Maui is facing a compound disaster, where many different agents acted together to make the fires...

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