California’s Thomas Fire Is Now the Largest Wildfire in Official State History

Gizmodo, Climate Change

“According to officials, this is the worst season for wildfires in memory. Wildfires have ravaged vast parts of the state this year, with blazes burning from southern California all the way up to wine-growing regions hundreds of miles to the north. The frequency of massive fires in the state has dramatically increased in the last few decades, due to both accidental blazes started by humans and trends linked to climate change like extreme droughts.”

Donald Trump and Scott Pruitt have two choices: 1) accept that anthropogenic climate change is a reality and start investing resources now to ameliorate its affects or 2) refuse to acknowledge anthropogenic climate change and pay the much larger financial costs that are already confronting their country and further on down the line…

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