08 Jun '11, 11pm

Are Arizona's wildfires linked to #climate disruption? give to local @RedCross here,

Are Arizona's wildfires linked to #climate disruption? give to local @RedCross here,

Our team here at 350.org is watching the wildfires raging in Arizona with great concern for friends there. The wildfires have now consumed over 600 square miles of the state. As strong winds carry embers far beyond firefighters reach, it seems like there will be no immediate end to the devastation. The wildfires are the latest in a string of natural disasters that have been sweeping the United States, prompting many to question the connections between extreme weather and climate disruption. Earlier this month, Bill McKibben published an editorial in the Washington Post encouraging us (sarcastically) not to try and draw connections. "It’s far smarter to repeat to yourself the comforting mantra that no single weather event can ever be directly tied to climate change," he wrote. What do scientists say about the connections between wildfires and climate change? Last summer, a ...

Full article: http://www.350.org/en/about/blogs/arizona-wildfires-linke...

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 09 Jun '11, 11am

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Wallow Fire, Arizona [image] #NASA

Wallow Fire, Arizona [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 14 Jun '11, 5pm

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Climate Consensus on a T-shirt

Climate Consensus on a T-shirt

skepticalscience.com 10 Jun '11, 3am

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