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How Climate Change Affects Wildfires | NBC News Now


NORMAL. [AUDIO DIFFICULTIES] [NO AUDIO] [NO AUDIO] [NO AUDIO]>>>IT’S THE SAME THING WITH>>>IT’S THE SAME THING WITH CLIMATE CHANGE. CLIMATE CHANGE. WHILE YOU CAN’T POINT TO ANY WHILE YOU CAN’T POINT TO ANY PARTICULAR FIRE YOU CAN SAY IT’S PARTICULAR FIRE YOU CAN SAY IT’S MUCH MORE LIKELY BECAUSE OF MUCH MORE LIKELY BECAUSE OF CLIMATE CHANGE. CLIMATE CHANGE. IT WAS LIKELY FALLEN FROM IT WAS LIKELY FALLEN FROM SOMETHING THAT FELL ON IT AND SOMETHING THAT FELL ON IT AND STARTED THE FIRE. STARTED THE FIRE. IT MEANS A FREAK ACCIDENT LIKE IT MEANS A FREAK ACCIDENT LIKE THAT CAN STILL LEAD TO THESE THAT CAN STILL LEAD TO THESE MASSIVE TYPES OF WILDFIRES. MASSIVE TYPES OF WILDFIRES. IT’S SOMETIMES EASY TO FORGET IN IT’S SOMETIMES EASY TO FORGET IN THIS DISCUSSION OF CLIMATE THIS DISCUSSION OF CLIMATE CHANGE IT HAS REAL IMPACTS ON CHANGE IT HAS REAL IMPACTS ON THE GROUND, NOT JUST IN TERMS OF THE GROUND, NOT JUST IN TERMS OF PEOPLE LOSING THEIR HOMES BUT IN PEOPLE LOSING THEIR HOMES BUT IN TERMS OF THE RISKS TO TERMS OF THE RISKS TO ECOSYSTEMS. ECOSYSTEMS. SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA HAS INTENSE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA HAS INTENSE ECOSYSTEMS DIRECTLY AT RISK FROM ECOSYSTEMS DIRECTLY AT RISK FROM THESE WILDFIRES. THESE WILDFIRES. AS MORE AND MORE ACREAGE BURNS AS MORE AND MORE ACREAGE BURNS YOU WILL HAVE MORE SMOKE THAT YOU WILL HAVE MORE SMOKE THAT PUTS VULNERABLE POPULATIONS AT PUTS VULNERABLE POPULATIONS AT RISK ESPECIALLY THOSE THAT RISK ESPECIALLY THOSE THAT SUFFER FROM ASTHMA. SUFFER FROM ASTHMA.>>THE SCIENTIFIC CONSENSUS IS>>THE SCIENTIFIC CONSENSUS IS THESE EXTREME WEATHER EVENTS THESE EXTREME WEATHER EVENTS WILL ONLY INCREASE IN INTENSITY, WILL ONLY INCREASE IN INTENSITY, NOT JUST WILDFIRES, LOOKING AT NOT JUST WILDFIRES, LOOKING AT HURRICANES, DROUGHT, FLOODING, HURRICANES, DROUGHT, FLOODING, WE’VE ALREADY SEEN ACROSS THE WE’VE ALREADY SEEN ACROSS THE UNITED STATES. UNITED STATES. THESE ARE THE CUSP OF CLIMATE


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  1. This lie brought to you by some British guy… Not sure he is qualified to talk about this. DEW evidence everywhere. #wedonotconsent

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