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Scientists Expect Extended Fire Season as Climate Warms

Clip: 07/26/2021 | 6m 16s | Video has closed captioning.

More than 80 active fires are burning across 12 states, with California, Washington and Oregon hit especially hard. Will an extended fire season become the new normal? Rao Kotamarthi of the Atmospheric Science and Climate Research group at Argonne National Laboratory weighs in.

Aired: 07/26/21

Rating: NR

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