Hotter Planet = More Wildfires

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As a public service message, Stuart Staniford reprints this map from the 2009 Global Climate Change Impacts report produced by the United States government:

If you think the wildfires currently raging through Colorado are bad, just wait a few decades. You ain’t seen nuthin yet. Stuart has more at his place.

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