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By Adam Voiland
28 July 2015
(NASA) – A new analysis of 35 years of meteorological data confirms fire seasons have become longer. Fire season, which varies in timing and duration based on location, is defined as the time of year when wildfires are most likely to ignite, spread, and affect resources.
August 2015 – IRAN – Wherever you live or happen to travel to, never complain about the heat and humidity again. In the city of Bandar Mahshahr (population of about 110,000 as of 2010), the air felt like a searing 165 degrees (74 Celsius) today factoring in the humidity. 285 more words
Photo credit: Eurekalert
This is a stressed forest in the southwestern United States.
CREDIT Leander Anderegg
Drought’s lasting impact on forests
UNIVERSITY OF UTAH
Forests across the planet take years to rebound from drought, storing far less carbon dioxide than widely assumed in climate models… 348 more words