Climate change doubles wildfires

A new study out of the University of Idaho and Columbia University shows human-caused climate change doubled size of wildfires in West.
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A new study out of the University of Idaho and Columbia University shows human-caused climate change doubled size of wildfires in West.
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Research: Climate change doubled acreage burned in the West since 1984

October 10, 2016 01:06 PM

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Rocky Barker is the energy and environment reporter for the Idaho Statesman and has been writing about the West since 1985. He is the author of several books, including "Scorched Earth How the Fires of Yellowstone Changed America," "The Flyfisher's Guide to Idaho" and "The Wingshooter's Guide to Idaho."