Climate Change Increases the Risk of Wildfires: September 2020

Adam J. P. Smith, Matthew W. Jones, John T. Abatzoglou, Josep G. Canadell, Richard A. Betts

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Abstract

We undertook a ScienceBrief Review on the link between climate change and wildfire risk in January 2020, reviewing 57 scientific articles. 116 scientific articles are now available. This update focusses on articles relevant to the wildfires ongoing in the western United States, new findings relevant to the wildfires that raged southeastern Australian during the 2019-2020 season, and new findings since January 2020.
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationScienceBrief
Publication statusPublished - 25 Sep 2020

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