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Fuel to the fire: How climate change makes wildfire season worse - MinnPost

Posted on AllSides June 18th, 2024
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This story was originally published by Project Optimist, a nonprofit that serves Greater Minnesota through journalism and community engagement, and is part of a series on wildfires. Learn more about the series here. Climate change is impacting wildfire seasons around the world, including in Minnesota. Shorter winters, higher temperatures, and droughts have helped fire seasons last longer. And burned areas are increasing in size. The impacts of climate change, on top of pests and decades of fire suppression practices, place Minnesota’s boreal forest at high risk of wildfire. The federal...

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