What to do about WILD FIRES?

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. …

NASA

Click PLAY or watch 2020 American fires on YouTube.

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