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5 May 2016
Roaring Inferno in Alberta is What Climate Change Looks Like.
The wildfire in NW Alberta grew much larger overnight and now over 85,000 people are evacuated as fire crews try to save the city. The question about how this is related to climate change is an easy one, a very easy one. It is related, and the data backs it up. Jeff Masters (at Weather Underground) has an exc. post on this, and he posted a graph from Rutgers (see …