Planning for future hikes often means considering the possibility of forest fires.
As global warming increases, we’re likely to have bigger and more dangerous fires. 😕
‘We already see the initial signs of climate change, and fires are part of it,” said Dr. Amber Soja, a biomass burning expert at the National Institute of Aerospace (NIA) in Hampton, Va.
And research suggests that a hotter Earth resulting from global warming will lead to more frequent and larger fires.
The fires release “particulates” — tiny particles that become airborne — and greenhouse gases that warm the planet. …
Click PLAY or watch 2020 American fires on YouTube.