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New era of ‘super fires’ as climate change triggers hotter, drier weather

As hundreds of firefighters and some two dozen air tankers battle Canada’s massive wildfires, scientists and other experts say prolonged modern droughts and climate change are creating a new perfect storm of super fires and other extreme weather events.”Based on what we know and in which direction the climate is going, yes, we can expect more frequent super fires,” said Marko Princevac, a fire expert at the University of California at Riverside. “There is scientific consensus that climate change will lead to much more intense fires, more dry areas.”

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