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Is Global Warming Causing More, Larger Wildfires?

Science  18 Aug 2006:
Vol. 313, Issue 5789, pp. 927-928
DOI: 10.1126/science.1130370

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Higher spring and summer temperatures and earlier snowmelt are extending the wildfire season and increasing the intensity of wildfires in the western United States.