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Wednesday, July 5, 2017
Siberia is burning up
Siberian wildfire season is off and running with multiple
blazes searing the arboreal forest and tundra. It’s the latest example of
the vast shifts happening to the forests that cover Siberia and the rest
of the northern tier of the world as climate change alters the
Those forests are burning at a rate unheard of in at least 10,000 years due
largely to rising temperatures. They contain vast reserves of carbon
stored in trees and soil and when they burn, they send that carbon into
the atmosphere. That creates a dangerous cycle of more severe wildfires
and ever rising temperatures.