Huge wildfires are burning in the West â— setting new records for damage this summer. These megafires are burning bigger and hotter than ever before. Scientists say climate change and a century-long policy of fire prevention — which inadvertently turned forests into giant tinderboxes — are to blame.
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"… The web thinker, blogger and seer Doc Searls was our guest on this show.
We talked about how Doc covers wildfires in Southern California as a knowledgeable committed amateur, and how far behind the big news producers are (still) in adapting to the live web."From http://rebootnews.com/2009/08/31/00032.html
Tree Rings Tell Tales of Ancient Fires and Climate — Are the movements of wildfires as predictable as the weather? And does climate change cause bigger, hotter blazes?
Wildfires what’s the global future? Cystic Fibrosis Gene discovery 20 years on, genetics and our agricultural past, how will scientists stop the disappearance of America’s giant redwoods trees?