ERG Professor Lara Kueppers recently commented in Bustle on the relationship between climate change and the California wildfires.
“‘Due to climate change, she explains, ‘warm temperatures extend over a larger portion of the year.’ This, in turn, causes vegetation to dry out more quickly and for sometimes longer periods of time. ‘That essentially lengthens the fire season,’ she adds. ‘And the moisture in that vegetation has a lot to do with whether that fire will spread.'”
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