Contact: Deirdre Healey
University of Guelph
Caption: This is an image of wildfires in the Alaskan Interior. A new study reveals that climate change is causing these fires to burn more fiercely over the last decade which has resulted in an increase in greenhouse gases being pumped into the atmosphere.
Credit: David Wright, US Forest Service
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